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File #: 09-0359    Version: 1 Name: 5/18/09 Dumpster Refurbishing - ITB 4018
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/18/2009 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/18/2009 Final action: 5/18/2009
Enactment date: 5/18/2009 Enactment #: R-09-196
Title: Resolution to Approve Dumpster Refurbishing Program - ITB 4018 ($129,720.00)
Attachments: 1. ATTACHMENT A - ITB 4018 bid results.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Dumpster Refurbishing Program - ITB 4018 ($129,720.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review are the results and recommendations for Invitation to Bid (ITB) 4018 to refurbish dumpsters.

As part of the City’s commercial refuse franchise, all non-residential refuse dumpster accounts that are currently being serviced by the City will be transferred over to the City’s franchise provider Waste Management. This includes businesses that are currently paying a subsidized fee of $39.00 per month per dumpster, as well as nonprofit locations that are receiving the service at no charge. A total of 290 accounts will be transferred as part of this change.

As part of the current service, locations serviced by the City own their dumpsters. Under the new franchise, all of these locations will be receiving Waste Management dumpsters as part of the franchise fee. The transferred accounts will have dumpsters that will be owned and maintained by Waste Management for the duration of the franchise, and will also have City identification placed on them.

To assist customers with the disposition of their current dumpsters, the City will evaluate the condition of individual dumpsters to determine whether they can be refurbished to use in the expanded commercial recycling program, and what that refurbishment cost would be. For those dumpsters that can be refurbished, this cost will be compared with the market value of a refurbished dumpster. The City will make a purchase offer to individual customers based on this differential. Those that accept the offer will have their dumpster removed at the same time their new City-franchise dumpster is delivered. Those that make other arrangements for their dumpsters will be responsible for removing that dumpster when the franchise dumpster is delivered.

Dumpsters that cannot be refurbished will be removed by the contractor and recycled for scrap steel. The City will not charge the customer for this serv...

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