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theadvance_20221116_b_11-16-2022_vid_11_w-or9_art_4.xml

theadvance_20221116_b_11-16-2022_vid_11_w-or9_art_4.xml
Announcement of Scrap Tire Amnesty Event Montgomery County will be holding a Scrap Tire Amnesty Event from December 12 – 16, 2022. The hours of the event will be 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Monday to Thursday and 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Friday. The program providing for this event is funded through the Solid WasteTrust Fund, which is itself is funded by a fee on the sale of new tires in Georgia. The Environmental Protection Division’s Recovered Materials Unit administers the Scrap Tire Abatement Reimbursement Program (STAR) to assist local governments with the safe removal and recycling of scrap tires. This event is open to the public for Montgomery County residents only. The drop-off site for the event will be located at the Montgomery County Solid Waste Center, 300 Earth Saver Drive, Ailey, Georgia 30410. Earth Saver Drive is located next to the Georgia Forestry Commission’s Office on U.S. Highway 280 east of Ailey. The public will need to follow certain rules when dropping off scrap tires at the event site. Car and truck tires will be accepted, as well as ATV (all-terrain vehicle) tires. A limited number of commercial truck tires will be accepted. Ten commercial truck tires will be accepted per household address. The County reserves the right to stop accepting commercial tires during the event. No heavy equipment tires such as skidder tires will be accepted. All tires must be dismounted from any wheels and free of debris. County staff will be available to assist the public at the drop-off site. Again, this event is only for the public, not for commercial businesses. Proof of residency, such as a driver’s license or current utility bill, will be required to dispose of tires for free during the amnesty event. Should you have any questions, please contact County Manager Brandon Braddy at the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners’ Office, 912-583-2363. Leland Adams, Chairman Montgomery County Board of Commissioners
theadvance_20221116_b_11-16-2022_vid_11_w-or9_art_4.xml
Announcement of Scrap Tire Amnesty Event Montgomery County will be holding a Scrap Tire Amnesty Event from December 12 – 16, 2022. The hours of the event will be 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Monday to Thursday and 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Friday. The program providing for this event is funded through the Solid WasteTrust Fund, which is itself is funded by a fee on the sale of new tires in Georgia. The Environmental Protection Division’s Recovered Materials Unit administers the Scrap Tire Abatement Reimbursement Program (STAR) to assist local governments with the safe removal and recycling of scrap tires. This event is open to the public for Montgomery County residents only. The drop-off site for the event will be located at the Montgomery County Solid Waste Center, 300 Earth Saver Drive, Ailey, Georgia 30410. Earth Saver Drive is located next to the Georgia Forestry Commission’s Office on U.S. Highway 280 east of Ailey. The public will need to follow certain rules when dropping off scrap tires at the event site. Car and truck tires will be accepted, as well as ATV (all-terrain vehicle) tires. A limited number of commercial truck tires will be accepted. Ten commercial truck tires will be accepted per household address. The County reserves the right to stop accepting commercial tires during the event. No heavy equipment tires such as skidder tires will be accepted. All tires must be dismounted from any wheels and free of debris. County staff will be available to assist the public at the drop-off site. Again, this event is only for the public, not for commercial businesses. Proof of residency, such as a driver’s license or current utility bill, will be required to dispose of tires for free during the amnesty event. Should you have any questions, please contact County Manager Brandon Braddy at the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners’ Office, 912-583-2363. Leland Adams, Chairman Montgomery County Board of Commissioners
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