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November 16, 2004 Public Hearing:

  1. Non-Exclusive Rubbish Hauling Franchise

DECLARING INTENTION TO GRANT NON-exclusive rubbish collection and transportation franchise for aN INDETERMINATE period to GOLDEN GATE DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING COMPANY AND SCHEDULING A PUBLIC hearing on november 16, 2004 REGARDING THIS FRANCHISE

 

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. 60,327N.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, City staff have reviewed the application of the above-listed company and recommends that this applicant proceed to a hearing.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Berkeley that the City Council intends to grant a non-exclusive rubbish collection and transportation franchise for an indeterminate period to Golden Gate Disposal and Recycling Company.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 the City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider the granting of proposed non-exclusive franchise.  The hearing 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 City Clerk is authorized and directed to give notice of the hearing required by Section 9.60.050 (B) of the Berkeley Municipal Code.

 

APPLICANT FOR NON-EXCLUSIVE RUBBISH HAULING FRANCHISE

GOLDEN GATE DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING COMPANY (GGD&R) is based in San Francisco, California.  GGD&R is recognized as one of the most environmentally innovative and proactive recycling and solid waste collection companies in the waste industry.  GGD&R is a pioneer in the recycling industry with a recycling history that dates back to the 1920s.

 

The type of services GGD&R will provide in Berkeley include:  regular ongoing collections of rubbish generated at commercial premises; special handling of rubbish (services provided on a one-time, intermittent, or as needed basis); hauling of construction and demolition debris; roll-off box service; and, collection of source-separated recyclables and/or yard waste; collection of source-separated construction materials (concrete, dirt, wood, metal).

 

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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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