(b) The borough, in order to ensure cost effective and environmentally sound collection and/or disposal of solid waste, may:
(1) Provide for the establishment, maintenance and operation of a system of solid waste collection and/or disposal;
(2) Require the use of such system for collection and/or disposal of solid waste;
(3) Levy and collect taxes, and expend funds for such purposes;
(4) Fix and establish fees, rates, and otherwise regulate the manner of collection and/or disposal of solid waste;
(5) Provide for penalties for violations of ordinances adopted pursuant to this section;
(6) Apply for, receive, dispense and administer grants, contributions and other moneys;
(7) Enter into agreements, contracts and other arrangements, including agreements for the cooperative or joint administration of any functions and powers, with the State, municipalities, federal government, or other public and private agencies, corporations, associations, organizations or individuals;
(8) Purchase, lease, exchange or otherwise acquire an interest in real or personal property, and sell, lease, exchange, or otherwise dispose of real or personal property, or an interest in real or personal property;
(9) Initiate, undertake and participate in such studies, programs, and projects as are deemed necessary or appropriate to exercise the power to provide for the collection and/or disposal of garbage and solid waste; and
(10) Engage in and take such other and additional actions as are deemed necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the power and authority provided for under AS 29.35.210(a)(4) and 29.35.050 to provide for and regulate the collection and/or disposal of garbage and solid waste.
(c) Nonareawide solid waste powers shall be administered through an agreement with the city of Ketchikan for disposal of solid waste and collection of a nonareawide solid waste disposal fee.