Host Municipality Inspector Program (Program) Reimbursement Applications

February 3rd, 2023

Applications for Reimbursement for Certified Host Municipality Inspectors under Act 101 (Section 1102), the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act of 1988, and Act 108 (Section 304), the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act of 1988
[53 Pa.B. 780]

[Saturday, February 4, 2023]

 The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) announces the submission deadline for the 2022 Host Municipality Inspector Program (Program) reimbursement applications. Reimbursements are available to municipalities under the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (Act 101) (53 P.S. §§ 4000.101—4000.1904) and the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act (Act 108) (35 P.S. §§ 6020.101—6020.1305). Municipalities include cities, boroughs, incorporated towns, townships and home rule municipalities.
 Reimbursements are allocated from the Recycling Fund authorized under Act 101 for municipal waste facilities, or from the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Fund under Act 108 for hazardous waste facilities. Reimbursements are available to any municipality that has a municipal waste landfill, resource recovery facility or commercial hazardous waste storage, treatment and disposal facility located within its geographic borders. Upon application from any host municipality, the Department shall award reimbursements for authorized costs incurred for the salary and expenses of up to two certified Host Municipality Inspectors. The reimbursement shall not exceed 50% of the approved costs of salaries and expenses. Reimbursement is available only for Host Municipality Inspectors trained and certified by the Department.
 The application for reimbursement contains tables for specifying the itemized expenses for certified inspectors and for calculating the total reimbursement request. Complete instructions are included with the application.
 Applications must be submitted online through the Commonwealth's Electronic Single Application web site, eGrants, at Applications must be received between Saturday, February 4, 2023, and 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2023. Applications received after the deadline or through another delivery method will not be considered.
 Questions regarding the Program should be directed to Allen Bardar, Bureau of Waste Management, at or (717) 787-2553. Additional information is also available on the Department's web site at (search term: ''Host Municipality Inspector'').