SOLID WASTE PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL
(Rule 1200-01-07-.10, continued)
shall be the income figure published by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The Department shall issue annually in March the County ranking based on this mean.
The local share required to match grant funds shall be 10% for those counties in the lower one-half (½) of the economic index. Those counties in the upper one-half (½) of the economic index shall be required to provide a 20% local match.
Requirements for Operation and Use of County Public Collection Receptacles for Municipal Solid Waste
By March 31 of each year, each county which maintains and uses receptacles for the collection of municipal solid waste from the general public at sites separate from a convenience center, shall include the following information as part of the Solid Waste Region’s annual report (which is submitted to the Division):
The number of receptacles in the County;
The location of all receptacles;
Collection times for such receptacles; and
Operation procedures and security measures adopted and enforced to maintain
and service the receptacles and to ensure the protection of public health and safety. Such information in this part must be in the form of a narrative manual and meet the minimum requirements in subparagraph (b).
Minimum operation and security requirements shall be as follows:
All containers must be emptied at a minimum of once every 7 days, except the commissioner may provide an extension of time for severe weather or other emergency conditions.
Litter and / or solid waste outside the receptacles must be controlled. Such wastes must be removed at a minimum frequency of at least once every 7 days.
Receptacles must be maintained and managed in a manner to minimize disease vectors.
Receptacles must be located on an all weather surface (such as gravel).
Per TCA 68-211-851, as amended, counties which did not have receptacles in place as of January 1, 1996 or which subsequent to such date discontinues use of any receptacle authorized in this paragraph, shall be prohibited from installing or maintaining additional receptacles.
T.C.A. §§4-5-201, et seq., 68-203-103(b)(3), 68-211-102(a), 68-211-106(a)(1), 68-211-
Original rule filed June 21, 1993; effective August 5, 1993.
December 8, 1993; effective February 27, 1994.
Amendment filed November 17, 1995; effective January
effective July 21, 1997. Amendment filed April 17, 2000; effective July 1, 2000. 23, 2006; effective August 6, 2006.
Amendment filed May
May, 2010 (Revised)