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File #: 18-141    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/9/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/20/2018 Final action: 2/20/2018
Title: Receive report and direct staff to solicit bids for the for the residential solid waste, recycling and yardwaste services contract.
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Receive report and direct staff to solicit bids for the for the residential solid waste, recycling and yardwaste services contract.
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DEPARTMENT: Department of Public Works

SUBMITTED BY: Richard Dublinski, Director of Public Works

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
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BACKGROUND:
The refuse and recycling contracts represent critical public services that touch every resident on a weekly basis. The City's haulers provide once per week pick up to approximately 42,000 single and multi-family residences with driveway access to the public right-of-way. In 2014, staff constructed a residential refuse and yardwaste disposal service contract with a term date that would align with the expiration of the recycling contract. The contracts for curbside refuse and recycling collection both expire on April 30, 2019. Below is a summary of both contracts.

Refuse and Yardwaste Collection:
The existing refuse and yardwaste collection contract was bid in 2014, and the City awarded the contract to Waste Management.

Refuse collection includes items such as residential refuse, leaves, yard waste, brush, construction materials, and large household appliances. The existing refuse collection contract is a take-all flat rate program and defines unlimited refuse as an unlimited number of cans or bags of garbage. The refuse containers are required to be no larger than a 96, 68 or 32-gallon cart purchased through the city's voluntary cart program. Since the inception of the cart program in 2004, the City has sold approximately 41,000 refuse carts. Considering replacement cart purchases and families moving to and from Naperville, the data suggests that approximately 85-90% of all households use a city issued refuse cart. Although optional pricing was requested during the 2014 refuse bid process, this contract does not include hazardous waste or electronic recycling collection as the models for these services were...

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