The Hatch Hill Solid Waste Disposal Facility, hereafter referred to as the "Hatch Hill Facility," is a regional disposal facility which provides services to Augusta and contracting communities, as well as state, federal, and county agencies.
It shall be unlawful to use the Hatch Hill Facility without a lawful permit issued by the City. This permit will be issued as provided in a contractual agreement between the contracting municipality and the City or as provided in the arrangement between the City and state, county, or federal government within the service area.
The general rules for use of the Hatch Hill Facility, hereafter referred to as the "general rules," will be posted at the scale house and may be periodically changed as conditions warrant such change.
All solid waste shall be placed at the Hatch Hill Facility as directed by the Bureau of Solid Waste and the general rules.
The Hatch Hill Facility, located on Hatch Hill Road, shall be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily, Tuesday through Saturday, inclusive. The Hatch Hill Facility will be closed on all legal holidays as determined by the holidays taken by the Bureau of Solid Waste. Special hours may be set with prior approval by the Bureau of Solid Waste.
Solid waste collected outside of Augusta or the service area of the contracting community shall not be deposited at the Hatch Hill Facility.
It shall be unlawful to remove any contents (dump picking) of the Hatch Hill Facility without prior permission of the Bureau of Solid Waste.
No person shall set fire to any solid waste at the Hatch Hill Facility.
White goods, scrap wood, tires, and other bulky objects may be disposed of at the Hatch Hill Facility in a special section maintained for this purpose as per the general rules.
Entry into the Hatch Hill Facility is restricted to vehicles or operators of vehicles that display a legal permit. Permits will be issued to taxpayers, residents, temporary residents, private haulers with preapproved collection routes, and any contracting community or agency. Permits issued during the first eight months of the calendar year will expire on December 31 of the following year. Permits issued during the last four months of the calendar year will expire on December 31 of the second following year. Permits shall be issued by the City Treasurer's office or at the Hatch Hill scale house. Temporary permits may be issued to individuals engaged in short-term projects within the City or contracting communities as approved by the Director of Solid Waste for a period of one day to 30 days, for the current fee.
Private haulers whose place of business is outside of the service area and who are working within the service area shall provide an established collection route prior to being issued a permit.
Permit fees shall be set from time to time and a schedule of such fees is on file in the City Clerk's office.
No vehicle shall enter the Hatch Hill Facility without first displaying a valid, permanently attached permit to the gate attendant. Fees will be collected at the scale house and a proper receipt will be issued.
Disposal fees shall be set from time to time and a schedule of such fees is on file in the City Clerk's office.
The City Manager will periodically submit the Hatch Hill Facility operating procedures and fees to the City Council. Operating procedures and fees will be changed by the City Manager as necessary for the complete and proper operation of the facility.
The City Council may enter into contracts with other municipalities or agencies for the use of the Hatch Hill Facility under such terms and conditions as the City Council may deem appropriate.