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The County is committed to meaningful public engagement throughout the project development process. Community participation is vital so that project solutions serve our regional needs. The project’s communications program is designed to provide convenient and timely information to educate and inform as well as seek public participation throughout the project study and environmental planning process.

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Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration – Comment Period Closed

Thank you to those that submitted comments on the Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND). The comment period has now closed. The County is currently reviewing public comments in order to provide official responses in the Final Environmental Document. The project report/County Board approval is anticipated to occur in early winter 2021. Please check back regularly for updates.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the McCourtney Road Transfer Station Renovation Project?
What is the McCourtney Road Transfer Station?
Who is responsible for the MRTS Renovation project?
Why does the County want to change the MRTS?
What are the proposed improvements?
What are the MRTS Renovation project benefits?
What will happen to the existing PRA at the MRTS?
Will there be any local road improvements as part of this project?
What will the new facility look like?
How much will the new site cost and who will pay for it?
Will construction of the new site affect current operations?
How much solid waste will the new facility be able to process per day?
Will the MRTS Renovation project increase the amount the County charges me to use the site?
Will the new facility cause odors or dust?
Has the County evaluated the environmental impacts of the MRTS Renovation project?
How will this project change how I use recycling and HHW services at the MRTS?
How will the new facility affect the traffic problem at the site?
What is the MRTS Renovation project schedule?
How can I participate in the MRTS Renovation project?
How can I stay informed?