RESOLUTION NO. 2019-21 – Solid Waste Disposal Contract

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Related Year:| 2019 |

Ordinance #: 2019-21

CITY OF ELKINS, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS

A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SOLICIT PROPOSALS FOR AN EXCLUSIVE SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL FRANCHISE AGREEMENT FROM SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ENTITIES DESIRING TO DO BUSINESS WITHIN THE INCORPORATED LIMITS OF ELKINS.

WHEREAS, the City of Elkins exclusive solid waste disposal franchise with a solid waste management entity has expired; and

WHEREAS, Ark. Code Ann. § 8-6-211 grants a municipality the power and authority to enter into an exclusive agreement for the provision of a solid waste management system for the collection and disposal of all solid waste generated or existing within the incorporated limits of Elkins, as well as grants a municipality the authority to establish polices for and enact laws concerning all phases of a solid waste management system; and

WHEREAS, the regulation of solid waste management is vital to the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Elkins; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of Elkins desires to authorize the Mayor of Elkins to develop criteria for a solid waste management system and solicit proposals for an exclusive solid waste disposal franchise from solid waste management entities wishing to operate as an exclusive franchisee within the incorporated limits of Elkins; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor of Elkins will offer the proposals received pursuant to the solicitation of an exclusive solid waste management system from qualified entities to a public hearing before the City Council for its review and consideration.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of Elkins, Arkansas:

That the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to develop criteria for a solid waste management system and solicit proposals for an exclusive solid waste disposal franchise from solid waste management entities wishing to operate as an exclusive franchisee within the incorporated limits of Elkins, and in turn, is hereby directed to return to City Council the proposals received pursuant to the solicitation of an exclusive solid waste management system from qualified entities to a public hearing before the City Council for review and consideration.

PASSED and APPROVED, 21st day of November 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

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