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May 20, 2003 Public Hearing:

  1. Non-Exclusive Rubbish Hauling Franchises

    DECLARING INTENTION TO GRANT NON-exclusive rubbish collection and transportation franchises for aN INDETERMINATE period to the following applicant companies: bAY vIEW REFUSE SERVICE; BERKELEY SANITARY SERVICE; BIAGINI WASTE REDUCTION SYSTEMS INC., u.s. eagle, inc.: and WASTE MANAGEMENT OF ALAMEDA COUNTY, iNC.  2) SCHEDULE A PUBLIC hearing on mAY 20, 2000 FOR EACH FRANCHISE, AND 3) WaivE the COUNCIL rule PROHIBITING COUNCIL ACTION ON the same night as THE PUBLIC hearing

     

    WHEREAS, the City of Berkeley has exclusive authority for collection of putrescible waste; and

     

    WHEREAS, the City of Berkeley allows private haulers to collect rubbish generated in the City; and

     

    WHEREAS, on November 23, 1999, the Berkeley City Council adopted an ordinance requiring private companies primarily engaged in the collection and transportation of rubbish generated in Berkeley to enter into non-exclusive franchise agreements and to pay a franchise fee; and

     

    WHEREAS, on November 23, 1999, the Berkeley City Council passed Resolution No. 60,327-N.S. setting the franchise fee at twenty-six percent of gross revenues for rubbish collection and transportation services performed in Berkeley; and

     

    WHEREAS, Chapter 9.60 of the Berkeley Municipal Code provides that a franchise is granted by Ordinance of the City Council after a public hearing, and that the public hearing date must be set by Council resolution not less than fifteen nor more than sixty days after the date of the passage of said resolution; and

     

    WHEREAS, the current franchises of the above-listed companies expire on June 30, 2003; and

     

    WHEREAS, City staff have reviewed the applications of the above-listed companies and recommend that those applicants proceed to a hearing.  

     

    NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Berkeley that the City Council intends to grant non-exclusive rubbish collection and transportation franchises for an indeterminate period to the following applicant companies: Bay View Refuse Service, Berkeley Sanitary Service, Biagini Waste Reduction Systems, Inc., U.S. Eagle, Inc. and Waste Management of Alameda County, Inc.

     

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that on Tuesday, the 20th day of May 2003 the City Council will conduct public hearings on the question of the granting of each proposed non-exclusive franchise.  The hearings will be held at the meeting place of the City Council located in the Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, California.

     

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council waives the Council rule prohibiting Council action on the same night as the public hearing for the proposed non-exclusive franchises.

     

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Clerk is authorized and directed to give the notices of hearings required by Section 9.60.050 of the Berkeley Municipal Code.


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2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, California  94704
Telephone (510) 981-6900; TDD (510) 981-6903; Fax (510) 981-6901
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
E-mail:
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Graphic: New Information Note: Some City buildings and services will be closed to the public on holidays and reduced services days. Access the City's Holiday and Reduced Service Days Schedule.