Baldwin County, Alabama
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File #: 20-0965    Version: 1
Agenda section: Action Items Status: Passed
File created: 3/11/2020 Meeting type: Baldwin County Commission Regular
On agenda: 3/17/2020 Final action: 3/17/2020
Agenda item title: Mandatory Garbage Fees - Low Income Exemption Applications Fiscal Year 2020

Meeting Type:   BCC Regular Meeting

Meeting Date:  3/17/2020

Item Status:   New

From: Terri Graham, Development and Environmental Director
Susan Kilby, Customer Service Manager

Submitted by:  Susan Kilby, Customer Service Manager

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ITEM TITLE

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Mandatory Garbage Fees - Low Income Exemption Applications Fiscal Year 2020

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STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

Take the following actions related to the persons who have applied to be exempt from the Baldwin County mandatory garbage fees by the Baldwin County Low Income Exemption program:

 

4th Quarter Ending December 31, 2019

Approve 39 and Deny 7 Low Income Applicants

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 

Previous Commission action/date:  03/10/2020

 

Background:  The Commissioners are provided with a confidential list of applicants that have applied to be exempt from the mandatory garbage fees by the Baldwin County Low Income Exemption program.  Applicants have signed an application and provided documentation to establish that their annual gross income is less than or equal to 75% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).  “Applications are renewed every 6 months.”  The dollar amount forgiven of $3,744.00 is pursuant to the authorization contained in Code of Alabama 2009, Section 45-2-172, whereby the Baldwin County Commission is authorized by this section to grant an exemption from the county mandatory solid waste collection program fee for any household whose total income does not exceed 75 percent of the federal poverty level. (Act 2000-336, p. 5343, §1.)    

 

3rd Quarter Ending September 30, 2019

Approve 48 and Deny 16 Low Income Applicants

 

2nd Quarter Ending June 30, 2019

Approve 33 and Deny 10 Low Income Applicants

 

 1st Quarter Ending March 31, 2019

Approve 57 and Deny 11 Low Income Applicants

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

 

Total cost of recommendation:  $3,744.00

 

Budget line item(s) to be used:  511.45411

 

If this is not a budgeted expenditure, does the recommendation create a need for funding?  N/A

 

 

LEGAL IMPACT

 

Is legal review necessary for this staff recommendation and related documents? 

N/A

 

Reviewed/approved by:  N/A

 

Additional comments:  N/A

 

 

ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS

 

Is advertising required for this recommendation?  N/A

 

If the proof of publication affidavit is not attached, list the reason: N/A

 

 

FOLLOW UP IMPLEMENTATION

 

For time-sensitive follow up, select deadline date for follow up:  N/A

 

Individual(s) responsible for follow up:  Susan Kilby, Customer Service Manager

 

Action required (list contact persons/addresses if documents are to be mailed or emailed):  N/A

 

Additional instructions/notes:  N/A