Surplus Fill Policy

Adopted 10/13/20

Surplus Fill Policy

The following policy is to be used when:

Surplus fill is generated from municipal projects conducted by the Town Highway Department in the Town of Colrain. Surplus fill shall be taken to mean all clean and uncontaminated excavated materials from trenches, timber, and vegetable matter, pipe offcuts and other deleterious materials that is in excess to the Town’s own requirements for such materials.

The determination of surplus fill shall be made by the Highway Superintendent after consultation with and approval of the Town Administrator. The distribution of surplus fill will be made in the most cost efficient manner and always in the best interest of the Town.

Any property owner in Colrain shall make his/her interest for surplus fill known to the Town by completing a Request for Surplus Fill Material Permit, which may be found at the Town Highway Garage facility located at 9 Jacksonville Road.

Note: The above policy will not apply in emergency situations created by natural or manmade disasters that require hiring outside contractors for timely removal and disposal of surplus fill.

Adopted 10/13/20

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