City Council Proposed Ordinance No. 64 – Tuesday, September 17, 2019

ORDINANCE NO. 64, FOURTH SERIES

OFFICIAL SUMMARY OF AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A FRANCHISE EXTENSION TO WEST CENTRAL SANITATION TO COLLECT AND HAUL RESIDENTIAL MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE GENERATED BY RESIDENTIAL AND MULTI-RESIDENTIAL UNITS LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF REDWOOD FALLS, MINNESOTA.

The following is the official summary of Ordinance No. 64, Fourth Series, to be approved by the City Council of the City of Redwood Falls on September 17, 2019.  Ordinance No. 64, Fourth Series grants a franchise extension to West Central Sanitation to collect and haul mixed municipal solid waste generated by Residential and Multi-Residential Units located within the incorporated areas of the City and any area that may hereafter be annexed to the City and, for that purpose, to utilize the streets of the City, and to do all things reasonably necessary or customary to accomplish these purposes, subject to other applicable ordinances, permit requirements, and to the further provisions of the ordinance.

            “Multi-Residential Customer” means a Multi-Residential Unit located in the City which produces mixed municipal solid waste.  The term “Multi-Residential Unit” is defined by City Code § 3.20, Subd. 2.P.

“Residential Customer” means a Residential Unit located in the City which produces mixed municipal solid waste.  The term “Residential Unit” is defined by City Code § 3.20, Subd. 2.V.

The franchise extension is for a term of five (5) years and shall become effective from and after its passage by Council and publication. Written acceptance by West Central Sanitation must be filed with the City Clerk within thirty (30) days after publication of the Ordinance.

The franchise applies to any area within the City limits.   In the event of annexation, the annexed territory shall become part of the area covered, provided, however, in the event any Residential and Multi-Residential Customer located within any such annexed territory is a party to a written contractual agreement with some other waste hauler, that contract will be allowed to expire according to its terms before the customer must utilize West Central Sanitation.

West Central Sanitation will make available to Residential Customers and Multi-Residential Customers carts to be used for collection and disposal of mixed municipal solid waste.  West Central Sanitation shall charge each Residential and Multi-Residential Customer as follows:

 

Service Level Yr 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5
35-Gallon $9.47 $9.66 $9.85 $10.05 $10.25
64-Gallon $11.94 $12.18 $12.42 $12.67 $12.92
96-Gallon $14.52 $14.81 $15.11 $15.41 $15.72
Valet Service $6.75 $6.89 $7.03 $7.17 $7.31
2nd Cart of equal or smaller size $7.88 $8.04 $8.20 $8.36 $8.53
Drive-By Fee by Hauler $3.94 $4.02 $4.10 $4.18 $4.26

 

The rate changes described above shall become effective on the first day of the next complete billing cycle which occurs after September 23 of each year this franchise extension agreement is in effect.  The City shall assume the responsibility of billing and collecting said fees. The City will remit the resulting balance to West Central Sanitation within thirty (30) days.

The City Council may terminate or suspend the franchise for certain specified reasons including the failure of West Central Sanitation to render prompt and effective service.

A printed copy of the Ordinance is available for inspection by any person at the office of the Redwood Falls City Clerk.