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File #: O-284-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 5/24/2019 In control: Public Service Department
On agenda: 6/11/2019 Final action: 6/26/2019
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to renew the city's agreement with ReCommunity through 2021 in order to continue facilitation of the processing of single-stream recycling materials; authorizing the Agreement to have deferred payment terms indexed to the prevailing annual market rate of recyclables; authorizing appropriation and expenditures; waiving the competitive bidding provisions of TMC 187; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Bullet Points, 2. Audio: 6/11/2019 City Council Meeting, 3. Audio: Joint WQS/SPSU Meeting 6/20/2019, 4. Audio: Council Meeting June 26, 2019.
Label
DPS ReCommunity Recycling Processing
Solid Waste
Ryan Murphy (x2640)/Paul M. Rasmusson (x7868)
Revised

Title
Authorizing the Mayor to renew the city's agreement with ReCommunity through 2021 in order to continue facilitation of the processing of single-stream recycling materials; authorizing the Agreement to have deferred payment terms indexed to the prevailing annual market rate of recyclables; authorizing appropriation and expenditures; waiving the competitive bidding provisions of TMC 187; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The City of Toledo, Department of Public Service, Division of Solid Waste, has had recycling services since 1986. Recycling efforts have been beneficial in extending the useful life of the Hoffman Road Landfill. The Division of Solid Waste has utilized ReCommunity (as successor to FCR Recycling) from December 2008 until present to process the recyclable materials. The existing agreement with the City and ReCommunity will end in July 2019.

Renewing the contract to January 1, 2022 will allow the city to continue to process single-stream recyclables and allow the city to comply with the Solid Waste Management Plan, as approved by Council. In addition, the Lucas County Solid Waste Management District (LCSWMD) plans to develop a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) for processing of single-stream recyclables by 2022. Renewing this contract through 2021 will put the expiration of this contract on the same schedule as the planned development of the LCSWMD MRF, which would be a more conducive time period to allow the city an opportunity to renegotiate contract terms, or seek other bids to identify potential alternatives for recycling processing.

Summary
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the Mayor and the Director of Public Service are authorized to renew the agreement with ReCommunity to January 1, 2022 for the receipt and handling of single-stre...

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