ORDINANCE NO. 715
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 2.57% recycling surcharge on all base rates;
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, DOES HEREBY ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Amendment of 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. Six-Month Review. Subject to available calendar constraints, the City Clerk is directed to schedule a Study Session no less than six (6) months from the effective date of this Ordinance. The purpose of this Study Session will be to receive information on potential rate adjustments which may come before the City Council in 2020.
Section 3. 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 4. 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 5. 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 take effect not less than five days after publication and after forty-five (45) days have elapsed from when notice of the rate increase has been furnished as provided by RCW 35.21.157.
PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 4, 2019.
Kent Keel, Mayor
Emelita J. Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney
Date of Publication: 03/20/2019
Effective Date: 03/25/2019