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Ordinance #: 01-21-2016B
AN ORDINANCE AWARDING EXCLUSIVE CONTRACT FOR COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE WITHIN THE CITY, AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CONTRACT AND PAYMENT OF SUMS DUE UNDER SUCH CONTRACT, DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST, AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
WHEREAS, the most recent City of Elkins’ contract for solid waste collection expired December 31, 2015;
WHEREAS, the City contacted the known trash collection services in this area and solicited proposals from same;
WHEREAS, the City Council upon the recommendation of the Water and Sewer Committee has determined that entering into a contact with Inland Waste Solutions, LLC for trash collection services is most advantageous to the City and its residents;
WHEREAS, this is a vital service to the City and its residents, and greatly impacts the health and welfare of our citizens;
WHEREAS, it is necessary that the customers who utilize the trash collection services pay the expenses of such;
WHEREAS, the attached Contract for Services has been reviewed by the Water & Sewer Committee and by representatives of Inland Waste Solutions, LLC and is recommended to the Council by such Committee;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, That:
Section 1: The Contract for Services attached hereto as Exhibit A should be entered into on behalf of the City of Elkins by the Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer pursuant to the authority of this Ordinance.
Section 2: The attached contract is hereby ratified and confirmed and it is hereby determined that at such time and from time to time, as the contract is performed and a proper bill from the Contractor received, that the Elkins Water and Sewer Department shall, from the fees collected for such services and/or other duly authorized sources, pay the contract price for the services received pursuant to said Contract for services.
Section 3: In recognition of the expiration of the Contract for Service with Deffenbaugh of Arkansas, LLC, and the need to contract for collection and disposal of trash within the City as quickly as possible, an emergency is hereby declared in order to protect the health, safety and welfare of our residents, therefore this Ordinance shall be effective immediately upon its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 21st day of January, 2016.