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Notice of Public Hearing

C&D Landfill Substantial Permit Amendment

County of Moore, NC

Notice is hereby given that the Moore County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 5:30pm or shortly thereafter in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room located on the second floor of the Historic Courthouse, One Courthouse Sq., Carthage, NC. The purpose of the hearing is to consider the approval of submitting a permit amendment to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) to expand the Construction and Demolition (C&D) landfill owned and operated by Moore County.  The expansion will consist of the remaining available land (5.6 acres) within the landfill site that is suitable for landfilling.  The expanded C&D Landfill will retain all required buffers consistent with the existing C&D Landfill permit.

The meeting will include a description of the proposed landfill expansion as described in the Facility Plan to be included in the application for a Substantial Amendment to Permit No. 63-01-CDLF-1992.  Copies of the Facility Plan can be inspected by any citizen in the office of the Moore County Public Works Department at 5227 Hwy. 15/501, Carthage, NC or by visiting the Moore County website at www.moorecountync.gov.

Interested citizens will be given the opportunity to comment at the meeting during the public hearing.  Written comments may also be submitted with supporting materials to Moore County, ATTN: Moore County Solid Waste Manager, Moore County Public Works Department, 5227 Hwy. 15/501, Carthage NC 28327.

For more information, contact the Moore County Solid Waste Manager’s Office at 910-947-6315.

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Effective November 1, 2019

  • All new customers to the landfill that wish to establish a charge account with the Solid Waste Department must fill out an application for a charge account.  The customer will also need to put a deposit amount down that is equal to two (2) months normal or expected billings at the landfill.  Charge account applications can be found online on the County of Moore website under the Public Works Department, forms tab.
  • Any customer that is on the “Over 60 Day” list will need to pay their outstanding balance in full before accessing the landfill.  A partial payment will not allow the customer access to the landfill. 
  • If a customer is on the “Over 60 Day” list twice within a twelve (12) month period, the customer will no longer have a charge account with the Solid Waste Department.  Their outstanding balance will need to be paid in full before accessing the landfill.  All future charges will need to be paid at time of service.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and North Carolina Emergency Management have received the following applications for Federal grant funding. Notice is hereby given of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s consideration to provide funding in the form of a Hazard Mitigation Grant.

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990, FEMA is required to consider alternatives to and provide public notices of any proposed actions in or affecting floodplains or wetlands. EO 12892 also requires FEMA to provide an opportunity for public participation in the planning process and to consider potential impacts to minority or low-income populations.

Funding for the proposed project will be conditional upon compliance with all applicable federal, tribal, state and local laws, regulations, floodplain standards, permit requirements and conditions.

  1. Applicant: Moore County, North Carolina

Project Title: Moore County Acquisition Project

Location of Proposed Work: The area affected by this project consists of potentially 28 properties located on the following streets in Moore County: Creek Bend Drive, Riverview Drive, McGill Road, Cabins Creek Road, Circle Drive and Creekview Drive.

Maps of the project areas associated with the grant applications can be reviewed by contacting Mr. Scot Brooks at 910-947-6317.

Proposed Work and Purpose:

This will be a voluntary acquisition program. For all property owners who decide to participate in this voluntary program, the properties will be acquired using HMGP grant funds. The properties will be deeded as open space in perpetuity and will be allowed to revert to their natural state.

Project Alternatives:

Not taking a mitigation action is an option, but not an acceptable one. The reasoning for rejecting the No Action Alternative is that doing so will not mitigate any risks.  The entire project area would remain in danger from future flood events. Without acquiring these structures, damages and the risk of potential loss of life will continue to be a threat. 

The second alternative is to elevate the structures. However, the most effective mitigation action is to remove the structures completely from the high-risk area, thereby eliminating any future risk to the structure. These homeowners prefer acquisition and complete elimination of their risk, so elevation is considered a less preferable option.

Comment Period:

Comments are solicited from the public; local, state or federal agencies; and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate the impacts of the proposed project. The comments should be made in writing and addressed to Moore County, Attn: Mr. Scot Brooks, PO Box 905, Carthage, NC 28327 or emailed to sbrooks@moorecountync.gov by October 29, 2019.

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