ORDINANCE NO. 635
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, INCREASING THE REFUSE BASE RATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CURRENT SOLID WASTE, RECYCLABLE MATERIALS, AND YARD WASTE FRANCHISE AGREEMENTs with University Place Refuse Service, Inc., and Lakewood Refuse Service, INC.
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of University Place desires to provide high quality refuse and recycling services to the residents of University Place at reasonable rates; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of University Place held a study session and a public hearing on the proposed rate increase; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of University Place approves the proposed CPI increase and LRI dump fee pass through increase as calculated based on the current City franchise agreements with University Place Refuse Service, Inc., and Lakewood Refuse Service;
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, DOES HEREBY ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Amending Exhibit A of the City’s Franchise Agreements, Rates. Exhibit A, Rates, of the City’s solid waste franchise agreements shall be amended as shown in the attached Exhibit A.
Section 2. Severability. Should any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance or its application be declared unconstitutional or invalid for any reason by a court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance or its application to any other person or situation.
Section 3. Directions to City Clerk. The City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to forward certified copies of this Ordinance to the franchise and permit holders.
Section 4. Publication and Effective Date. A summary of this Ordinance consisting of its title shall be published in the official newspaper of the City. This Ordinance shall be effective on March 1, 2014.
PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 3, 2014.
________________________________ Denise McCluskey, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Steve Victor, City Attorney
Effective Date: 03/01/14