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File #: Ord 19-35    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/26/2019
Title: Amending Chapter 357 of the Legislative Code to reflect current City practices.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Online comment re Ord 19-35
Title

Amending Chapter 357 of the Legislative Code to reflect current City practices.

Body

WHEREAS, on August 8, 2018, the Council adopted Ordinance 18-40 which amended Chapter 357 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code in order to regulate Coordinated Collection; and

WHEREAS, on September 26, 2018, the City received a petition to repeal Ord 18-40 which was legally sufficient; and

WHEREAS, on October 17, 2018, the Council, in RES 18-1760, requested the City Attorney prepare an Ordinance repealing Ord. 18-40; and

WHEREAS, while the primary purpose of the changes to Ord. 18-40 were to implement Coordinated Collection, certain changes were unrelated to coordinated collection and were housekeeping in nature; and

WHEREAS, certain housekeeping changes were inconsistent with the current enforcement practices of the City; and

WHEREAS, the Council seeks to avoid creating confusion that the City is retreating from its current enforcement practice of Chapter 357; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby ordain:

Section 1

Section 357.05 of the Saint Paul Legislative code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 357.05. - Regulations.

(a)  Applicability. These regulations and standards shall apply to the storage, collection, transportation, treatment, handling, utilization, processing and final disposal of all mixed municipal solid waste and separate waste streams, and the supervision, inspection and control of all facilities and equipment, including operation and maintenance of such facilities and equipment, in connection with the mixed municipal solid waste and separate waste streams for the protection of the health, safety and general welfare of the public in Saint Paul.

The responsibility for compliance with these regulations and standards shall be with the owner and/or occupant of any premises, business establishment or industry, and the owner and/or operator of any equipment or facilities i...

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Date NameDistrictOpinionCommentAction
6/17/2019 6:30 AM  For ...This section shall not preclude a****ing property owners from cooperating for arranging for collection services from a licensed hauler, nor other arrangements for reasonable interruption of service...