Sanitation Fund


Description

The Sanitation Department oversees a Type 1 Subtitle D sanitary landfill for over 5,500 residential customers, commercial customers, brush chipping and leaf collection program, and a recycling center that currently collects aluminum, corrugated cardboard, tin, and other metals.

Goals and Objectives

  • Serve the citizens of our growing community to the best of our ability with existing staff
  • Remain in compliance with state and federal laws that govern the solid waste industry

In order to meet these goals, we will

  • Effectively communicate with our customers and keep in compliance with TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) standards
  • Monitor trends in the solid waste and recycling industries

What we accomplished in 2022-2023

  • Purchased a new tractor & shredder to maintain vegetation at the landfill facility
  • Purchased a new Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) for right-of-way clean-up
  • Designed and constructed cell #9
  • Conducted an aerial survey to evaluate remaining air-space
  • Discussed long-term plans for the landfill and recycling center
  • Increased tipping fees for the landfill

What we plan to accomplish in 2023-2024

  • Evaluate the rate structure for residential trash collection
  • Purchase a new track-loader for pit operations
  • Purchase a new chipper for brush collection
  • Permitting and design of a transfer station

Sanitation Department Performance Measures

Sanitation Department Staffing [employee headcount by job title]



Sanitation Department Organizational Chart