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File #: 21-0904    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/21/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
Title: HEARING - Environmental Management Department recommending the Board: 1) Based on the analysis completed by Crowe LLP, find that a 5.52% increase to the existing solid waste collection rates for Waste Connections of California, Inc., doing business as El Dorado Disposal Service, is in accordance with the base year rate setting process as outlined in the Solid Waste Rate Setting Policies and Procedures Manual; 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 066-2021 (Attachment C), adjusting the residential and commercial solid waste collection rates for El Dorado Disposal Service, Areas A, B, and C by 5.52% for the 2021 base year, to become effective July 1, 2021; and 3) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 067-2021 (Attachment B), adjusting the Material Recovery Facility rates by 3.75%, to become effective July 1, 2021. FUNDING: User Fees/Franchise Fees. (No Federal Funding)
Attachments: 1. A- Counsel Approval, 2. B - Resolution MRF Inc - 3.75%, 3. C - Resolution 2021- Base Year Rate Inc 5.52%, 4. D - EDD Rate Applications, 5. E- EDDS BY 2021 Rate Review - Crowe, 6. F - 2021 EMD Public Notice, 7. Executed Resolution 066-2021, 8. Executed Resolution 067-2021, 9. Public Comment Rcvd 6-22-2021 BOS 6-22-2021, 10. Public Comment Rcvd 6-21-2021 BOS 6-22-2021.pdf
Related files: 18-0825, 14-1047, 20-0919, 19-0920
Title
HEARING - Environmental Management Department recommending the Board:
1) Based on the analysis completed by Crowe LLP, find that a 5.52% increase to the existing solid waste collection rates for Waste Connections of California, Inc., doing business as El Dorado Disposal Service, is in accordance with the base year rate setting process as outlined in the Solid Waste Rate Setting Policies and Procedures Manual;
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 066-2021 (Attachment C), adjusting the residential and commercial solid waste collection rates for El Dorado Disposal Service, Areas A, B, and C by 5.52% for the 2021 base year, to become effective July 1, 2021; and
3) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 067-2021 (Attachment B), adjusting the Material Recovery Facility rates by 3.75%, to become effective July 1, 2021.

FUNDING: User Fees/Franchise Fees. (No Federal Funding)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On October 21, 2014 (Item 32, File No. 14-1047), the Board adopted Resolution No. 187-2014 authorizing a new Solid Waste Services Agreement (Franchise Agreement) between the County and Waste Connections of California, Inc., doing business as El Dorado Disposal Service (El Dorado Disposal), for the collection of solid waste throughout the franchise area and operation of the Material Recovery Facility (MRF). In addition to significant changes from the previous agreement, this Franchise Agreement also incorporated a new Solid Waste Rate Setting Policies and Procedure Manual (Rate Manual) developed by Crowe LLP.

On August 18, 2015 (Item No. 13, File No. 15-0905), the El Dorado Disposal Service Agreement was amended (First Amendment) to consolidate the services provided by Amador Disposal Service under the Amador Disposal Service Franchise Agreement into the El Dorado Disposal Service Agreement (Area B) and terminate the Amador Disposal Service Franchise Agreement. Also on August 18, 2015 (Item No. 14, File No. 15-0632), the Sierra Dispo...

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