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File #: 18-139    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/8/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/20/2018 Final action: 2/20/2018
Title: Adopt Resolutions authorizing the City Manager to execute the intergovernmental agreements between the City of Naperville and Will and DuPage Counties for the operation of the regional Household Hazardous Waste Facility.
Attachments: 1. Resolution approving 2018 HHW IGA with DuPage County - Attachment 1, 2. DuPage HHW IGA for 2018 - Attachment 1, 3. Resolution approving 2018 HHW IGA with Will County - Attachment 2, 4. Will County HHW IGA 2018 - Attachment 1
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Adopt Resolutions authorizing the City Manager to execute the intergovernmental agreements between the City of Naperville and Will and DuPage Counties for the operation of the regional Household Hazardous Waste Facility.
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DEPARTMENT: Department of Public Works

SUBMITTED BY: Dick Dublinski, Director of Public Works

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
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BACKGROUND:
The city currently has funding agreements in place with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), DuPage County, Will County, Kane County and the City of Aurora for the Regional Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program operated at the Environmental Campus on Fort Hill Drive in Naperville. The facility was originally permitted in 1992 in cooperation with the IEPA as the first permanent Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off in the State of Illinois. The city and its funding partners (DuPage County, Will County, Kane County, and the City of Aurora) are responsible for operational costs of the HHW Facility, the City is responsible for capital costs of the Facility, and the IEPA is responsible for hiring a contractor to pick up, transport, and dispose of the household hazardous waste collected at the Facility.

IEPA: In September of 2017, the IEPA verbally notified the City that for the first time in the history of the Naperville HHW Facility, it intended to impose a cap on the IEPA's responsibility to pay for waste hauling costs from the Facility that would eliminate more than half of the annual funding provided by the IEPA for waste hauling services. Such a cap had not been imposed by the IEPA on any other permanent HHW facility in the state. In light of the significance of this proposed change, a new long term agreement between the IEPA and the City could not be accomplished by December 31st when the current agreement expired. Therefore, the City and the IEPA agreed to a six-month extension of the current IGA modified by provisions in the form o...

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