Agenda Item # 6TCEQ Public Meeting Request -Brazos Valley Disposal Facility
Type IV Facility – Accepts Construction & Demolition Materials OnlyLocation is 1300 Feet North of FM 60
Proposed Facility Less Than Two MilesFrom COCS Limits – Within ETJ
11 Story Building 42 Acre Permitted Area Height - 112 Feet Capacity - 4.2 Million Cubic Yards Life – 7.4 Years At 400-800 Tons Per Day
Bio- Medical CorridorLand Use With One Mile – Industrial & Residential
Public Notice ListQuarter Mile Requirement – 23 Property Owners
Permit ProcessPermit application submitted to the TCEQ on June 3, 2011 by CCAA, LLC (CCAA),also known as Brazos Valley Recycling.Permit under technical review for 9 months.Permit submitted to the Brazos Valley Council of Governments Solid Waste AdvisoryBoard (SWAC) for a regional solid waste management plan conformance review. OnJanuary 20, 2012 the SWAC, in a unanimous vote, found the application to be in non-conformance with the Regional Solid Waste Management Plan (Non - binding).On May 1, 2012 TCEQ Executive Director issues Notice of Application andPreliminary Decision deeming permit as technically complete, opening 30 day publiccomment period.The permit has received 2 comments in opposition to the facility.
Public MeetingThe Preliminary Decision Notice states:“The purpose of a public meeting is to provide the opportunity to submit comments orto ask questions about the application. TCEQ holds a public meeting if the ExecutiveDirector determines that there is a significant degree of public interest in theapplication or if requested by a local legislator. A public meeting is not a contestedcase hearing.”
Staff RecommendationStaff recommends Council approval of a resolution requesting the Texas Commissionon Environmental Quality Executive Director to schedule a public meeting concerninga proposed permit to operate the Brazos Valley Disposal Facility, a Municipal SolidWaste Type IV disposal facility.