Solid Waste Financial Module

Questions to Consider

Landfill Specific

Does your landfill flood?
Is the landfill barrier eroding?
Can the landfill be protected by a barrier?
Has an environmental assessment been completed?
Preliminary Engineering Report completed?
Will water sources (source & ground) be protected from landfill run-off?
Is source water protected?

Scenario 1: Defend in place

Do you know what type of facility you will need?
Do you have permits in place?
Do you know what funding is available?
Do you possess Land access & acquisition?
Do you have the required Equipment needed?
Do you have properly trained personnel?
Do you have administrative capacity to manage a SW facility?
Can you pay for O & M of a SW facility?
Do you have Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan in place?
Road access in place and secure?
Is source water protected?

Scenario 2: Relocate to new land base

Do you know what type of facility you will need?
Do you have permits in place?
Do you know what funding is available?
Do you possess Land access & acquisition?
Do you have the required Equipment needed?
Do you have properly trained personnel?
Do you have administrative capacity to manage a SW facility?
Can you pay for O & M of a SW facility?
Do you have Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan in place?
Road access in place and secure?
Is source water protected?

Scenario 3: Relocate to existing community

Do you know what type of facility you will need?
Do you have permits in place?
Do you know what funding is available?
Do you possess Land access & acquisition?
Do you have the required Equipment needed?
Do you have properly trained personnel?
Do you have administrative capacity to manage a SW facility?
Can you pay for O & M of a SW facility?
Do you have Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan in place?
Do you MOA/MOU’s in place?
Road access in place and secure?
Is source water protected?

Scenario 4: “Do nothing”

Do you know what type of facility you will need?
Do you have permits in place?
Do you know what funding is available?
Do you possess Land access & acquisition?
Do you have the required Equipment needed?
Do you have properly trained personnel?
Do you have administrative capacity to manage a SW facility?
Can you pay for O & M of a SW facility?
Do you have Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan in place?
Road access in place and secure?
Is source water protected?

Example Budget Templates

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