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File #: RS2022-1655    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 7/19/2022 Final action: 7/19/2022
Title: A resolution approving a contract between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Waste Pro of Tennessee Inc. for the provision of solid waste collection and collection of carts.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen, Zach Young
Attachments: 1. Contract

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A resolution approving a contract between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Waste Pro of Tennessee Inc. 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 Pro of Tennessee Inc., 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 Pro of Tennessee Inc., 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 of Nashville and Davidson County and Waste Pro of Tennessee, Inc.

 

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”.

 

Pursuant to the terms of this contract, Waste Pro will provide Metro with once per week, Monday through Friday, solid waste collection for a total of 20 routes per week. Service is anticipated to begin by September 1, 2022, or earlier as mutually agreed to by the parties.

 

The term of the contract begins upon approval of all required parties and filing with the Metropolitan Clerk’s Office and will extend for 60 months. The total estimated contract value is $7,500,000.

 

A similar contract between Metro and Waste Management, Inc. of Tennessee was approved pursuant to Resolution No. RS2022-1540 at the Council’s May 17, 2022 meeting.

 

Fiscal Note: The estimated value of this contract is $7,500,000 to be paid from various departmental Business Unit and Funds. The estimated expiration date of this agreement is June 30, 2027. Starting July 1, 2023, this contract is eligible for annual escalation/de-escalation adjustments and continuing annually on each July 1 thereafter. The Base Rates for services will be adjusted by the average monthly percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). If the CPI escalation increase/decrease the Base Rate by more than 5%, Waste Pro of Tennessee, Inc will implement only 50% of anything above 5%.