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File #: 22-1169    Version: 1 Name: (1) Approval of a Commingled Recyclables Processing Agreement with Athens Services; and (2) Approval of a Termination Agreement and Mutual Release with Los Angeles County Sanitation District.
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/19/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 7/11/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - CONSENT ITEM: (1) Approval of a Commingled Recyclables Processing Agreement with Athens Services; and (2) Approval of a Termination Agreement and Mutual Release with Los Angeles County Sanitation District.
Attachments: 1. 2022-07-11-ATT-ID22-1169-Commingled_Recyclables_Processing_Agreement.pdf, 2. 2022-07-11-ATT-ID22-1169-Termination_Agreement_and_Mutual_Release.pdf
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CC - CONSENT ITEM: (1) Approval of a Commingled Recyclables Processing Agreement with Athens Services; and (2) Approval of a Termination Agreement and Mutual Release with Los Angeles County Sanitation District.

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Meeting Date: July 11, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Sean Singletary/Public Works - EPO
Phone Number: 310-253-6457

Fiscal Impact: Yes [ ] No [X] General Fund: Yes [ ] No [X]

Attachments: Yes [X] No [ ]

Commission Action Required: Yes [ ] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (07/07/2022)

Department Approval: Yanni Demitri, Public Works Director/City Engineer (06/20/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) approve a Commingled Recyclables Processing Agreement with Athens Services; and (2) approve a Termination Agreement and Mutual Release with Los Angeles County Sanitation District.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Public Works Environmental Programs & Operations Division (EPO) is the exclusive provider of refuse, recycling and organics collection, construction, and demolition (C&D) collection, and transfer services to residential and commercial customers. EPO recovers its costs of operations through refuse rate charges to customers. These revenues cover the costs for refuse collection, disposal, recycling programs, and public outreach. Sanitation operations are 100% supported by enterprise fund revenues and are not dependent upon other funds or tax contributions.

The City's customers generate approximately 450-500 tons of mixed recycling materials monthly. Materials are collected by refuse vehicles and deposited at the City's Transfer Station, where it is weighed and loaded onto trucks for transport to ultimate processing locations outside of the City.

Since 2020, the recycled material collected by the City has been transported to Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility (PHMRF) for pr...

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