Solid Waste• Collections / Disposal and Landfill Operations • Currently Republic Waste Services is contracted to provide services for both collections / disposal and landfill operations • Current contract expires July 31, 2014
Collection / Disposal• Current Services Provided • Twice a week residential pick-up • Manual • Once a week commercial pick-up (minimum) • Roll off services • No recycling service provided
Landfill Operations• Republic Services currently provides total operational management of the landfill which includes the disposal of solid waste in accordance with all federal and state laws and according to TCEQ Permit No. 79
Options for Requests for Proposal• Collections • Residential • Once a week • Twice a week • Manual • Automated • Commercial • Once a week (minimum) • Exclusive • Other ?
Options for Requests for Proposal• Landfill Operations • Separate contract • Term of contract • Citizens free dumping • Citizens convenience center
Options for Requests for Proposal• Recycling - Single Stream • Curbside • Citywide • Customer choice • Collection Stations• Recycling - Sorted • Drop-off Centers
Considerations• Residential frequency of service• Automated verses manual• Exclusive contracts• Commercial frequency and related issues• Contract separation and terms• Citizens free dumping• Citizens convenience center at landfill• Recycling