Notice of Public Meeting: Garbage and Recycling Collection Rate Increases

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Sponsored by: Health and Human Services Department, Solid Waste & Recycling (SW&R) Division

Notice of Public Meeting:   Garbage and Solid Waste Collection Rate Increases

THE WASHINGTON COUNTY SOLID WASTE ADVISORY COMMITTEE* will hold a public meeting to discuss recommended increases to residential and commercial garbage collection rates for residents and businesses in unincorporated Washington County.


Meeting Location

Washington County Cameron Public Services Building (Auditorium, 1st Floor)
155 North First   Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon


Meeting Date and Time

Thursday, June 10, 2010 starting at 10:00 AM


Any person may attend the meeting and provide comments to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee regarding the proposed rate changes.


A copy of the staff report with recommended rate increases will be available June 2: 


The public may also provide written comments as well and submit them to, or to the Washington County Solid Waste Program, 155 North First Avenue, Suite 160, Hillsboro OR 97124.  Comments will be shared with the committee.



* The nine-member Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on solid waste and recycling policy and program issues.  Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners - six members represent the public and three members represent the solid waste industry.  A representative of the County Health and Human Services Department serves as a non-voting Committee member.  The Committee typically meets the second Thursday of each month from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the County’s Public Services Building in Hillsboro.  Meeting agendas are posted to the web page listed below. The public is welcome to attend meetings.


Media Contact:

Solid Waste and Recycling