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Program Description

  Dickerson Compost Facility

This program includes all processing, transporting, composting, and marketing of yard trim received by the County, including leaves received from the County's Leaf Vacuuming Program. Processing includes grinding brush to produce mulch at the Transfer Station, located in Derwood; and for hauling leaves and grass from the Transfer Station to the Composting Facility, located in Dickerson. Composting of all leaves and grass produces a high-quality soil amendment which is sold wholesale as LeafGro in bulk and bagged forms. The budget is net of wholesale receipts.

Program Contacts

Contact Patty Bubar of the Division of Solid Waste Services at 240.777.7786 or Trevor Lobaugh of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2763 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved54002271.15
Decrease Cost: Yard Trim Composting-167410.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-544560.00
FY20 Approved53290301.15