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File #: 14-1577    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/17/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/16/2015 Final action: 6/16/2015
Title: Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division, requesting the Board direct staff to analyze the request from South Tahoe Refuse Inc., doing business as Sierra Disposal Service, to consent to the assignment of the Sierra Disposal Service Franchise Agreement to Waste Connections, Inc., doing business as El Dorado Disposal Service, and return to the Board with a recommended action. FUNDING: Garbage Franchise Fees. (No Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. 2A - Assignment Request - SDS to EDD 6-16-15, 2. 2B - Franchise Map 6-16-15, 3. A - App CRS 12-02-14, 4. B - Franchise Agreement 12-02-14, 5. C - Resolution 12-02-14, 6. Executed Resolution 210-2014 12-2-14.pdf
Related files: 19-0920
Title
Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division, requesting the Board direct staff to analyze the request from South Tahoe Refuse Inc., doing business as Sierra Disposal Service, to consent to the assignment of the Sierra Disposal Service Franchise Agreement to Waste Connections, Inc., doing business as El Dorado Disposal Service, and return to the Board with a recommended action.

FUNDING: Garbage Franchise Fees. (No Federal Funds)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Staff recommends the Board direct staff to analyze the request from South Tahoe Refuse Inc., dba Sierra Disposal Service (SDS), to consent to the assignment of the Sierra Disposal Service Franchise Agreement to Waste Connections, Inc., dba El Dorado Disposal Service (EDDS) and return to the Board with a recommended action.

Reason for Recommendation
On May 13, 2015, the Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division (EMD) received written notice (Attachment 2A) from SDS indicating that SDS recently agreed to sell its hauling assets to EDDS, including the SDS Solid Waste Services Agreement (Franchise Agreement), dated December 2, 2014.
The assignment of the SDS Franchise Agreement is contemplated and allowable under the terms and conditions of the agreement. Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the SDS Franchise Agreement, the written consent of the Board of Supervisors is required, expressed by Resolution, prior to the transfer, sale, or assignment of the Franchise Agreement, which may be denied or approved by the County in its sole and absolute discretion.

Section 12 of the SDS Franchise Agreement contains several conditions that must be satisfied prior to the County's decision to approve or deny the request to assign the Franchise Agreement to EDDS. These conditions include, but are not limited to:
· Analysis of Waste Connections/EDDS' financial statements for the preceding five (5) years;
· Satisfactory proof that Waste Connec...

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