District Court of Guam
GBB & Guam logos Gershman, Brickner, & Bratton, Inc. Guam seal

Protocol Adopted by the Public Utilities Commission to be followed by the Guam Solid Waste Authority (GSWA) in the assessment of the Host Community Premium Fees

a. The fees established herein should appear on Commercial and Residential Customer Bills as the “Host Community Premium Surcharge”.

b. GWSA should deposit all Host Community Premium Surcharge fees collected from Commercial and Residential Customers in an account separate and apart from all other accounts maintained by GSWA. Said fees should not be used for any purpose by GWSA; all such fees must be transferred to the Department of Administration (DOA).

c. On a quarterly basis, GSWA shall transfer all Host Community Premium Surcharge fees collected to the Department of Administration.

d. GSWA shall provide a quarterly report to the PUC concerning the Host Community Premium Surcharge, which shall include the total amount of funds transferred to DOA and a breakdown of the amounts collected from Commercial and Residential Customers, and the date(s) when such amounts were transferred.

e. In accordance with Public Law 30-165, DOA shall place all funds received from GSWA for the Host Community Premium fees in the “Host Community Fund”; the Host Community Fund shall be a fund of the Government of Guam that is separate and apart from all other funds of the
Government of Guam and shall be used for the exclusive benefit of the Host Community.