17.20.605 CONTENTS OF NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO CONSIDERATION OF ALTERNATIVE SITES PURSUANT TO 75-20-304 (3), MCA
For a waiver of provisions described in 75-20-304 (3) , MCA, the request for waiver must contain information satisfying 75-20-304 (3) (d) , MCA, which must include an analysis indicating a net positive effect on the county economy. The analysis must include a discussion, with supporting data, of the size of the population influx resulting from direct and indirect employment associated with facility construction and operation, and the cost of providing services to the increased population. The discussion must include the facility's construction period and a portion of the facility's operational period adequate to address the following:
(1) the county's capability to supply construction and operational labor to the proposed facility, supported by data on the existing labor force, the supply of skilled labor within the county to meet the job requirements of the facility, and present and projected unemployment rates;
(2) effects on local businesses of the increased income resulting from the facility's payroll;
(3) a fiscal analysis comparing increased tax revenue resulting from the facility with increased local expenditures necessitated by the population influx associated with the project, including the relative timing of expected expenditure requirements compared to expected tax increases, as determined by documented consultation with appropriate local government officials; and
(4) economic impacts on residents resulting from changes in ambient environmental factors caused by the proposed facility.
History: 75-20-105, MCA; IMP, 75-20-304(3), MCA; NEW, 1984 MAR p. 1844, Eff. 12/28/84; TRANS, from DNRC, 1996 MAR p. 2863.