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File #: 20-0096    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/3/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider Adopting: 1) a Resolution Setting a Date and Time for a Public Hearing to Consider Increasing Commercial and Residential Solid Waste Hauling Fees and City Recovery Costs for 2020 - 2024; and 2) a Resolution Adopting Procedures in Connection with Proposed Solid Waste Hauling Fee Increases (Public Works Director Katsouleas). ADOPT RESOLUTION NOS. 20-0028 AND 20-0029
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 20-0028, 2. Resolution No. 20-0029
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Stephanie Katsouleas, Public Works Director
Anna Luke-Jones, Public Works Senior Management Analyst

SUBJECT:Title
Consider Adopting: 1) a Resolution Setting a Date and Time for a Public Hearing to Consider Increasing Commercial and Residential Solid Waste Hauling Fees and City Recovery Costs for 2020 - 2024; and 2) a Resolution Adopting Procedures in Connection with Proposed Solid Waste Hauling Fee Increases (Public Works Director Katsouleas).
ADOPT RESOLUTION NOS. 20-0028 AND 20-0029
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that City Council adopt: 1) Resolution No. 20-0028 setting May 5, 2020 for a public hearing under the Proposition 218 protest procedure to consider adopting new commercial and residential solid waste hauling fees and City Recovery Costs, inclusive of annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) escalations over the next five years; and 2) Resolution No. 20-0029 adopting procedures in connection with the proposed solid waste hauling fee increases.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
Commercial and residential solid waste hauling fees (rates) are fully paid by the customers receiving refuse service. The City also receives a City Recovery Cost (CRC) for the administration and oversight of the program and solid waste contractor. Under the new agreement with Waste Management (WM), residential solid waste hauling rates will increase by approximately 25% over current rates. Additionally, most commercial customer rates will be substantially higher based on the volume and frequency of waste collection services they receive. The commercial rate increase is partly due to the fact that commercial customers will begin paying for recycling services that were previously provided at no additional charge. The onset of paying for recycling collection services is attributable to the rapidly changing recycling market...

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