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File #: 19-652    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Information/Discussion Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/30/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action:
Title: Discussion on terms of Dick's Sanitation, Inc. Waste Hauling Contract Extension.
Attachments: 1. 1 - Existing Refuse Contract, 2. 2 - 190115 DSI Waste Hauling Contract Extension
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City Council Meeting Date: January 15, 2019

To: Mayor and City Council
City Administrator

From: Justin Wagner, Utilities Manager
David Bennett, P.E., Public Works Director/City Engineer

Title
Discussion on terms of Dick's Sanitation, Inc. Waste Hauling Contract Extension.

Body
Action Requested:
The Northfield City Council considers a Discussion on terms of Dick's Sanitation, Inc. Waste Hauling Contract Extension.

Summary Report:
On October 2, 2018, the City Council made a motion authorizing City staff to prepare a refuse contract extension with Dick's Sanitation, Inc. (DSI). The current contract with DSI began in 2013 and expires March 31, 2019. Collection is for single family and multi-family/apartments up to 6 units.

The current contract allows for collection of the following:
? Garbage & Refuse (Weekly Collection 35 Gal, 65 Gal, 96 Gal Carts)
? Recyclable (Bi-Weekly Collection 64 Gal Cart)
? Organic Food/Wet Waste trial (could be implemented)
? Yard Waste & Brush Collection (April 1 - May 15 Spring & Oct 1 - Nov 15 Fall)
? Christmas Tree Collection
? White Goods and Electronics Collection
? Spring Clean-up Days - Two Saturdays

DSI currently provides the following contract programs:
? Enviro Education Center (website with waste disposal information)
? Schedule Reminder Center (Automated dialer reminds residents of holiday schedule)
? Reduction Tactics Initiative
? Paperless routing
? Alternative fleet fuels
? Paperless invoicing
? Enviro-fact reporting
? Treewards Program
? Hauler Scholars Program
? DSIcycleback Program - share portion of residential recycling reimbursement from Rice County
? DSI recycling roll-off - proceeds to local youth organizations



The table below details the existing service contract fees by year.





On July 12, 2018 EQC members made a motion to have the City Council of Northfield direct staff to enter into contract negotiations with DSI for an extension of the refuse contract. Staff is to look at the current cont...

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