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File #: 21-0183    Version: 1 Name: 2/16/21 - Solid Waste Container Purchase
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action: 2/16/2021
Enactment date: 2/16/2021 Enactment #: R-21-054
Title: Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order with Toter LLC for Solid Waste Containers ($98,000.00) and appropriate $98,000.00 (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. 171717_-_Refuse_and_Recycling.pdf, 2. Official_signed_contract.pdf, 3. Amendment 22.pdf, 4. TOTER 171717-01 A14 - 110-1-2020 - 1-31-2021 with pricing renewal (10-29-2020)[642]_Redacted.pdf
Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order with Toter LLC for Solid Waste Containers ($98,000.00) and appropriate $98,000.00 (8 Votes Required)
The City maintains a supply of solid waste collection containers to replace aging containers and to distribute when new solid waste customer accounts are added. The City's approved Solid Waste Resource Management Plan also has a goal to increase recycling at commercial and multi-family properties. In order to accomplish this goal, the City must have the ability to purchase containers for new or expanded recycling service.

Additionally, the City plans to transition several recycle collection sites currently inefficiently serviced by multiple carts or obsolete large-capacity totes requiring specialized collection equipment to dumpsters of equal or greater capacity serviceable by trucks of standardized configuration. The service transition will be accomplished in phases over the next 2-3 years, giving highest priority to sites with large capacity totes. The City is working with property owners and our recycling service provider to ensure that the transition from multiple carts or totes to dumpsters meets the needs of the City's recycling customers. Container consolidation will result in less vehicle run time and in turn, reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

The attached resolution will authorize the purchase of up to $98,000.00 annually for solid waste containers from Toter, LLC from the Tucson / National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (IPA) Agreement.

Toter, LLC uses the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (IPA) agreement with the City of Tucson (RFP No. 171717 contract for Refuse and Recycling Container Solutions and Related Products, Equipment and Services).

Toter, LLC complies with the City's conflict of interest, non-discrimination and living wage ordinances.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: Funding for this purchase was not planned for in the FY 2021 adopted budget; therefore, it is necess...

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