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File #: RES 17-1440    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/27/2017
Title: Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement with Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board for Waste Delivery.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. Agreement, 2. Agreement Letter
Title
Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement with Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board for Waste Delivery.

Body
WHEREAS, the State of Minnesota by the enactment of the Minnesota Waste Management Act, Minn. Stat. Chapter 115A and Minn. Stat. Chapter 473, has declared that it is the State's policy to improve municipal solid waste management through the separation and recovery of energy and materials from municipal solid waste management through the reduction of disposal of such waste; and

WHEREAS, the Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Board ("Board") desires to promote the State's municipal solid waste management policy, in part, through recovery of resources from municipal solid waste at the Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy Center located at 100 Red Rock Road, Newport, Minnesota; and

WHEREAS, the Board approved a hauler waste delivery agreement for collection of Acceptable Waste collected in Ramsey and Washington County which provide rebates for those haulers entering into the Agreement, and allows haulers to use transfer stations under contract to the Board in addition to the Recycling & Energy Center; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation is licensed to operate in Ramsey and/or Washington County as a solid waste hauler; and

WHEREAS the rebates consist of a per ton payment to the haulers for each ton of Acceptable Waste delivered to the R & E Center or authorized transfer station and the Agreement allows the Department of Parks and Recreation to use a transfer station closer to Saint Paul than Newport;and

WHEREAS, the Agreement contains an indemnification clause, and the City Council finds that the rebates and reduced delivery time are significant saviings made possible by entry into this Agreement and that there is a public purpose for the promise of indemnification; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the City Council authorizes the Department of Parks and Recrea...

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