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
the City of Berkeley has exclusive authority for collection of
putrescible waste; and
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
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
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
City staff have reviewed the application of the above-listed company
and recommends that this applicant proceed to a hearing.
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.
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.
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.
FOR NON-EXCLUSIVE RUBBISH HAULING FRANCHISE
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 1920’s.
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).