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File #: 27347    Version: Name: Rodefeld Landfill Expansion
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/7/2012 In control: SOLID WASTE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (ended 3/2020)
On agenda: 9/18/2012 Final action: 9/18/2012
Enactment date: 9/20/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00737
Title: SUBSTITUTE. Authorizing the City to participate in negotiations and, if necessary, arbitration with Dane County regarding the County’s Rodefeld Landfill expansion application, creating the Rodefeld Landfill Expansion City Negotiating Team Committee and authorizing the Mayor to appoint members to the Rodefeld Landfill expansion local committee and the Rodefeld Landfill Expansion City Negotiating Team Committee.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. Version 1
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
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SUBSTITUTE. Authorizing the City to participate in negotiations and, if necessary, arbitration with Dane County regarding the County’s Rodefeld Landfill expansion application, creating the Rodefeld Landfill Expansion City Negotiating Team Committee and authorizing the Mayor to appoint members to the Rodefeld Landfill expansion local committee and the Rodefeld Landfill Expansion City Negotiating Team Committee.
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WHEREAS, State law gives municipalities affected by the expansion of existing landfill operations certain rights in the approval process; and,

WHEREAS, on August 1, 2012 the City of Madison received Dane County’s written request for the specification by the City of all applicable City approvals needed regarding the County’s plans to expand the Rodefeld Landfill located at 7102 U.S. Highways 12&18 in the City of Madison; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to Wis. Stat. Sec. 289.33(6), in order to participate in the statutory negotiation and arbitration processes regarding the County’s landfill expansion plans, the City must, within sixty (60) days from receiving the written request, adopt a siting resolution and appoint members to a local committee formed to negotiate regarding the expansion plans; and,

WHEREAS, it is anticipated that there will be an appointee to the Local Committee from the Town of Cottage Grove and possibly from the Town of Blooming Grove; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to create a City committee, separate from the Local Committee, to meet and discuss the City's interests, negotiating and bargaining strategy to be pursued by City appointees to the Local Committee; and,

WHEREAS, if the City does not enact a siting resolution within sixty (60) days of receiving the written request (September 30, 2012), the City may not participate in any negotiations with Dane County regarding the expansion of operations at the Rodefeld Landfill.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that, pursuant to Wis. Stat. Sec...

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