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File #: RS2022-1540    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/28/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: Final action: 5/17/2022
Title: A resolution approving a contract between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Waste Management, Inc. of Tennessee, for the provision of solid waste collection and collection of carts.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen, Zach Young, Erin Evans
Attachments: 1. Contract

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A resolution approving a contract between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Waste Management, Inc. of Tennessee, for the provision of solid waste collection and collection of carts.

 

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WHEREAS, pursuant to section 2.01 of the Metropolitan Charter, the Metropolitan Government has the authority to “collect and dispose of garbage and other refuse within the urban services district”; and,

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to its authority under section 2.01 of the Metropolitan Charter, The Metropolitan Government proposes to contract with Waste Management, Inc. of Tennessee, to provide municipal solid waste collection services within the urban services district; and,

 

WHEREAS, Section 4.12.220 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws calls for Council approval by Resolution of certain contracts “providing for the collection, transportation and/or disposal of solid waste”; and,

 

WHEREAS, approval of the contract will benefit the citizens of Davidson County by providing an economical and efficient means of collecting municipal solid waste

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

 

Section 1. The contract between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Waste Management, Inc. of Tennessee, attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

 

Section 2.  Any amendments, renewals, or extension of the terms of the contract must be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council.

 

Section 3. This resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Agenda Analysis

Analysis

 

This resolution approves a contract between the Metropolitan Government and Waste Management, Inc. of Tennessee (“WM”) for the provision of solid waste collection and collection of carts.

 

Section 4.12.220 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws requires Council approval by resolution of certain contracts “providing for the collection, transportation and/or disposal of solid waste”.

 

This is a contract for residential waste collection services. Pursuant to the agreement, WM will provide weekly collection of waste carts, dumpsters, and roll-offs. WM will provide one per week (Monday through Friday) waste collection for four Metro trash routes per day for a total of 20 routes per week. This will serve approximately 14,100 customers per week. Service is anticipated to begin by July 1, 2022 or earlier.

 

The term of the contract begins upon approval of all required parties and filing with the Metropolitan Clerk’s Office and extends for 60 months. The estimated contract value is $7,5000,000.

 

Fiscal Note: The contract term will end in sixty (60) months and an estimated value of $7,500,000. This would be paid from Fund #30501, Solid Waste Operations and Business Unit #65803100, Water Services Waste Management Metro Collection.