2014 Arkansas Code
Title 14 - Local Government
Subtitle 2 - County Government
Chapter 20 - Quorum Or Levying Courts
§ 14-20-109 - Rural solid waste disposal services.

AR Code § 14-20-109 (2014) What's This?

(a) (1) The quorum court of each county is authorized to establish garbage and trash collecting services, solid waste disposal facilities, and similar services for the benefit of the rural residents of the counties to provide, for such rural residents, services comparable to those provided within cities and unincorporated towns.

(2) (A) (i) The court may assess reasonable fees to be paid by each property owner, or renter of property, benefiting from such services.

(ii) The courts shall establish the amount of such fees and the methods of collection thereof.

(B) The courts may authorize the counties to contract with one (1) or more public utilities or municipally owned and operated utilities within the cities and towns of the county to collect the fees to be remitted to the county, after retaining therefrom a reasonable service charge agreed to by the court and the city or town to defray the cost of collecting the fees.

(b) The provisions of this section shall be supplemental to the existing laws of this state governing the powers and duties of the quorum courts and are intended to repeal only such laws or parts of laws specifically in conflict with it.

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