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File #: 16-1105    Version: 2 Name: 9/6/16 - Short-Term Operating Contract for MRF-TS
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/6/2016 Final action: 9/6/2016
Enactment date: 9/6/2016 Enactment #: R-16-360
Title: Resolution to Approve a Services Agreement with Waste Management of Michigan, Inc. for Short-Term Operation of Ann Arbor Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and Waste Transfer Station (Estimated at $588,734.00)
Attachments: 1. Work Plan Target Schedule_MRF-TS Operations RFP, 2. General Services Agreement_Short-Term Operations of MRF and TS.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Services Agreement with Waste Management of Michigan, Inc. for Short-Term Operation of Ann Arbor Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and Waste Transfer Station (Estimated at $588,734.00)
Memorandum
The attached resolution approves a services agreement with Waste Management of Michigan, Inc. (WMM) to provide short-term operation services at the City's Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and Waste Transfer Station.

On August 4, 2016, City Council approved Resolution R-16-311 which ratified an emergency purchase order to WMM for a six-week period following the termination of the contract with the previous on-site operator of the City owned Material Recovery Facility on July 7, 2016, which ended their services on July 11, 2016. The City has undertaken an RFP (request for proposal) process to select a contractor to perform interim operations of the MRF and Transfer Station until the City completes a thorough and well-defined process to procure a long-term, multi-year operator for these essential City services. The duration of this RFP process is such that the emergency purchase order term and funding will expire before the interim contractor begins operating at the MRF and Transfer Station. It is anticipated that the interim operating contractor for the MRF and Waste Transfer Station may not be in place until January, 2017. As a result, in order to continue providing uninterrupted solid waste and recycling services for the community, it is necessary to enter into this short-term agreement with WMM to provide these services until the interim contractor can begin operating the MRF and Transfer Station.

Due to the inability to determine the actual end of the need for these short-term operating services and the unknown quantity of recyclable and solid waste materials that will need to be handled during this period, this contract cannot have a maximum, not-to-exceed total value. WMM will be compensated based on the unit prices contained i...

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