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File #: 21-540    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: City Business
File created: 8/3/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action:
Title: Staff recommends the approval on First Reading an Ordinance adopting the proposed solid waste contract/franchise with Waste Management Inc. of Florida to provide residential and commercial solid waste services within the incorporated city limits of the City of Cocoa. Authorize the Mayor, City Manager, and City Attorney to execute all documentation needed to implement the proposed contract.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance - Establishing Solid Waste Contract and Rates.pdf, 2. Ordinance - Exhibit A - Solid Waste Agreement FINAL Eff 10-1-21.pdf, 3. Ordinance - Exhibit B - Customer Rates with Admin Fees.pdf, 4. Service Area Map (Res Garbage Only).pdf
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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

Memo Date: August 3, 2021
Agenda Date: August 24, 2021
Prepared By: Bryant Smith III, P.E., CFM, Public Works Director/City Engineer
Through: Bryant Smith III, P.E., CFM, Public Works Director/City Engineer
Requested Action:
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Staff recommends the approval on First Reading an Ordinance adopting the proposed solid waste contract/franchise with Waste Management Inc. of Florida to provide residential and commercial solid waste services within the incorporated city limits of the City of Cocoa. Authorize the Mayor, City Manager, and City Attorney to execute all documentation needed to implement the proposed contract.
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BACKGROUND:

Article XV of the City Charter requires that franchise agreements be adopted by Ordinance, and the current solid waste franchise is substantially incorporated into Section 9-21 and 9-22 of the City Code. The proposed Ordinance adopts a new solid waste franchise agreement/franchise with Waste Management, Inc. and will replace similar provisions currently incorporated into the City Code.

The City of Cocoa currently provides solid waste services through an existing franchise agreement (agreement) with Waste Management Inc. of Florida (Waste Management). The current agreement began in 2006 and was renewed for its first renewal in 2011 and final five-year renewal in 2016. The expiration date of this agreement is September 30, 2021. At the February 23, 2021, City Council meeting, the City Council directed staff to negotiate a new contract with Waste Management, the City's current solid waste contractor. As part of these negotiations, the City Council requested for the residential rate between Waste Management and the City to not exceed $17.50. The negotiated residential rate between the City and Waste Management was negotiated to $15.93, meeting the not-to-exceed requirement set forth by the City Council. The City administers the solid waste contract which includes a combination of billing, contr...

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