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File #: 190469    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/23/2019 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/13/2019
Title: Authorizing the Streets Commissioner and Procurement Commissioner, on behalf of the City to enter into an Agreement with Waste Management of Pennsylvania, Inc. pursuant to which Waste Management will receive municipal solid waste to be collected by or on behalf of the City, and transfer and dispose that municipal solid waste, over a four-year term, with three one-year renewal terms at the sole discretion of the City.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, WASTE MANAGEMENT
Attachments: 1. 190469 - Exhibit Set, As Amended.pdf, 2. Bill No. 19046901, As Amended.pdf, 3. CertifiedCopy19046901
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Authorizing the Streets Commissioner and Procurement Commissioner, on behalf of the City to enter into an Agreement with Waste Management of Pennsylvania, Inc. pursuant to which Waste Management will receive municipal solid waste to be collected by or on behalf of the City, and transfer and dispose that municipal solid waste, over a four-year term, with three one-year renewal terms at the sole discretion of the City.
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WHEREAS, Pursuant to Section 304 of the Pennsylvania Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (Act 101), 53 P.S. 4000.304, the City is responsible for the collection and disposal of municipal waste generated or present within its boundaries, and is expressly authorized to contract with any person to satisfy its responsibility for the collection and disposal of municipal waste generated or present within its boundaries; and

WHEREAS, The Mayor of Philadelphia has appointed a Solid Waste Advisory Committee ("SWAC") to develop a Solid Waste Management Plan pursuant to the requirements of the Pennsylvania Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act of 1988; and

WHEREAS, The Streets Department, acting with the Procurement Department and with the advice of the SWAC, developed a comprehensive request for proposals to secure the required waste disposal contracts; and

WHEREAS, The responses to these requests have been evaluated by the City to select those vendors of transfer stations and disposal capability which are best qualified in terms of cost, environmental impact, neighborhood impact, and operational efficiency; and

WHEREAS, Based on this evaluation, Waste Management of Pennsylvania, Inc. has been selected to dispose of a part of the City's Municipal Solid Waste; now, therefore,

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. The Streets Commissioner and the Procurement Commissioner, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, are hereby authorized to enter into an Agreement for waste d...

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