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File #: 18-939    Version: 1
Type: Environmental & Utility Services Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/7/2018 In control: Environmental Services Department
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action:
Title: Actions Related to the Negotiations of the Recycle Plus Residential Solid Waste Agreements and China’s Policy on Importing Recyclable Material.-RECOMMEND DEFERRAL
Sponsors: City Council
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Supplemental Memorandum, 3. Resolution
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Actions Related to the Negotiations of the Recycle Plus Residential Solid Waste Agreements and China’s Policy on Importing Recyclable Material.-RECOMMEND DEFERRAL

...Recommendations

a. Accept staff’s report discussing the negotiations with the current Recycle Plus haulers and providing information on staff’s evaluation that the negotiations were unsuccessful;

b. Direct staff to end negotiations with the current Recycle Plus haulers;

c. Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to waive the contractor disincentives for not meeting the required diversion rates for calendar year 2018, if by December 31, 2018 the City Manager determines that the Recycle Plus haulers are unable to meet their required diversion rates because of China’s “National Sword” policy on the import of recyclable materials; 

d. Direct staff to return with recommendations on future waivers as part of the budget process for 2019-2020 if necessary because of the continuing impacts of China’s “National Sword” policy.

CEQA: Not a Project, File No. PP17-003, Agreements/Contracts (New or Amended) resulting in no physical changes to the environment, and Not a Project, File No. PP17-007, Preliminary direction to staff and eventual action requires approval from decision-making body. (Environmental Services)

DEFERRED FROM 6/5/18 ITEM 7.4 (18-771) TO 6/26/18 PER ADMINISTRATION

RECOMMEND DEFERRAL TO 8/21/18 PER ADMINISTRATION