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File #: 22-4874    Version: 1 Name: Resolution - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Mansfield, Texas Approving Updates Regarding Republic Services Request for Extraordinary Recycling Processing Rate Increase for the Ensuing Contract Year
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/30/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/12/2022 Final action: 9/12/2022
Title: Resolution - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Mansfield, Texas Approving Updates Regarding Republic Services Request for Extraordinary Recycling Processing Rate Increase for the Ensuing Contract Year
Sponsors: Troy Lestina
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Percentage Increase Schedule

Title

Resolution - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Mansfield, Texas Approving Updates Regarding Republic Services Request for Extraordinary Recycling Processing Rate Increase for the Ensuing Contract Year

 

Requested Action

Approve the Resolution regarding an extraordinary rate increase for recycling processing costs incurred by Republic Services.

 

Recommendation

Staff recommends that the City Council of the City of Mansfield, Texas approve the Resolution regarding an extraordinary rate increase for recycling processing costs incurred by Republic Services.

 

Description/History

The City of Mansfield, Texas, entered an agreement with Republic Services to provide solid waste and recycling services on behalf of and for the residents and businesses of the City of Mansfield, Texas. The contract with Republic Services expires on September 30, 2023. Contractually, Republic Services is allowed to petition the City Council for extraordinary cost increases or decreases for recycling services because of the current macroeconomics within the recycling industry.

 

Under terms of the contract, Republic can petition the City Council to increase what is referred to as a processing fee for the increase in costs associated with handling recycling materials. The recycling market has changed significantly over the past couple of years and Republic is requesting a fee increase for the ensuing contract year.

 

Justification

City Council may elect to increase the extraordinary processing fee of $.03 cents per month or City Council may elect not to increase the extraordinary processing fee of $.03 cents per month.

 

Funding Source

N/A

 

Prepared By

Troy Lestina, Chief Financial Officer

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