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File #: ID 14-0537    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item
File created: 9/2/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/16/2014 Final action:
Title: Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas amending the schedule of rates for solid waste service contained in Ordinance No. 2013-230 as authorized by Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Denton, Texas; providing that the provisions of Sections 26-3, 26-4, 26-5, 26-7, 26-8(a), and 26-9 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Denton, Texas shall expressly apply to City of Denton Solid Waste and Recycling Services; providing for amendments to the residential refuse & recycling collection services rates; providing commercial refuse and recycling collection services rates; providing processing and disposal services rates; providing solid waste & recycling services definitions; providing for a repealer; providing for a severability clause; providing an effective date. The Public Utilities Board recommends approval (6-0).
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 Proposed Ordinance
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Agenda Information Sheet

DEPARTMENT: Solid Waste and Recycling Services

CM/ ACM: Jon Fortune

Date: September 16, 2014

SUBJECT
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Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas amending the schedule of rates for solid waste service contained in Ordinance No. 2013-230 as authorized by Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Denton, Texas; providing that the provisions of Sections 26-3, 26-4, 26-5, 26-7, 26-8(a), and 26-9 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Denton, Texas shall expressly apply to City of Denton Solid Waste and Recycling Services; providing for amendments to the residential refuse & recycling collection services rates; providing commercial refuse and recycling collection services rates; providing processing and disposal services rates; providing solid waste & recycling services definitions; providing for a repealer; providing for a severability clause; providing an effective date. The Public Utilities Board recommends approval (6-0).
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BACKGROUND
The proposed FY 2014 - 2015 Solid Waste and Recycling rate adjustments were included in the development of the FY 2014 - 2015 Solid Waste and Recycling budget documentation and presentation materials presented to the City Council. The rate adjustments support the service levels provided for the forecasted departmental residential, commercial, disposal and processing customers for FY 2014 - 2015.

Actual and Proposed Residential
Refuse and Recycling Cart Monthly Rates: FY 2014 FY 2015
Small Cart $25.00 $26.00
Standard Cart $26.00 $26.75
Large Cart $30.90 $32.00

Landfill Gate Rate (per ton) $43.50 $44.00

Commercial rates are increasing approximately 2.8% for FY 2014 - 2015. Specific rate increases vary based on the type of service, size of container, and the frequency of service provided.

The Solid Waste Rate schedules w...

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