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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:115%;color:#1F497D">Martin County does not impose any fees. The SQG program operates under the Utilities &amp; Solid Waste Departments general fund.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:115%;color:#1F497D">We are an enterprise so no ad valorem taxes are used.
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<span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:#1F497D">Merle Stokes<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:#1F497D">Environmental Specialist<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:#1F497D">Martin County Utilities &amp; Solid Waste Department<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:#1F497D">Phone: 772-288-5700<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:#1F497D">Fax: 772-221-1447<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> sqg-program-bounces@lists.dep.state.fl.us [mailto:sqg-program-bounces@lists.dep.state.fl.us]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Taylor, Johnny<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:50 AM<br>
<b>To:</b> SQG Program (Sqg-program@lists.dep.state.fl.us)<br>
<b>Subject:</b> [Sqg-program] SQG Program<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:navy">How many counties utilize the $50 dollars or less as a surcharge renewal for businesses or occupational licenses according to statutes?&nbsp; I need feedback!!!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:navy">Public Health – Environmental Control<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:navy">According to Statutes&nbsp; 403.7225 for Local hazardous waste management assessments.&nbsp; Under 403.7236<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:navy">(12) The Legislature recognizes the expense incurred by county governments in the proper identification, notification, and verification of small quantity generators of hazardous
 waste within their jurisdictions. When required to support the local hazardous waste assessments required by this section, the small quantity generator notification and verification program required pursuant to s.
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403.7236</a>, a county may impose a small quantity generator notification and verification surcharge of up to $50 on the business or occupational license or renewal of any firm that is classified as a small quantity generator of hazardous wastes. A county may
 contract with or otherwise enter into an agreement with the county tax collector to collect the annual surcharge.</span><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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Sincerely,<o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="font-size:18.0pt;font-family:&quot;Brush Script MT&quot;">Johnny Taylor<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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JOHNNY TAYLOR, MPA<o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="color:#0F243E">Hazardous Waste &amp; E-Cycling Supervisor<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:9.0pt;color:#0F243E">Lake County Board County Commissioners<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:9.0pt;color:#0F243E">Public Works, Solid Waste Division<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:9.0pt;color:#0F243E">P. O. Box 7800, Tavares, FL. 32778<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<a href="mailto:jtaylor@lakecountyfl.gov">jtaylor@lakecountyfl.gov</a><o:p></o:p></p>
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(W) 352.253.1684&nbsp;&nbsp; Cell: 352.267.3645&nbsp; (F) 352.253.1695<o:p></o:p></p>
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