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CSWD Ordinance Amendments

From time to time, CSWD considers amendments to its Solid Waste Management Ordinance.

Here are the steps followed to amend the Ordinance:

  1. The CSWD Board of Commissioners approves the draft amendment(s) to be distributed for public comment.
  2. CSWD staff schedules a public meeting to solicit comments on the proposed amendment(s).
  3. CSWD issues a press release and posts a link to the draft on this page. The draft will be available at CSWD’s Administrative Office and we will also mail a copy to the governing Board of each member municipality and other stakeholders.
  4. CSWD holds a public meeting.
  5. The CSWD Board considers public comments and determines whether to adopt the proposed amendment(s).
  6. CSWD posts the Ordinance in at least five conspicuous places within the District (Chittenden County).
  7. CSWD submits a summary of the Ordinance to be published in a newspaper circulating in Chittenden County within 14 days of adoption.
  8. Per 24 V.S.A. § 1973, if 5% or more of voters do not petition for a vote on the Ordinance within 44 days of adoption, the Ordinance goes into effect 60 days after adoption (or later if so specified).