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File #: 44502    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to contract with Purple Cow Organics, LLC to process and compost the leaves and yard waste collected by the Streets Division.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/16/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 10/18/2016 Final action: 10/18/2016
Enactment date: 10/20/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00774
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to contract with Purple Cow Organics, LLC to process and compost the leaves and yard waste collected by the Streets Division.
Sponsors: Zach Wood
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Leaves and Yard Waste.pdf

Fiscal Note

The cost of the contract in this proposed resolution is an annual amount of $165,000 from 2017 through 2021.  This cost is will be sufficiently budgeted annually in future Streets Division's annual Operating Budgets.  

 

MUNIS:

44222-54215-00000

 

Title

Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to contract with Purple Cow Organics, LLC to process and compost the leaves and yard waste collected by the Streets Division.

 

Body

This agreement would extend from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021. The contract contains only an expense component.  The expense will billed at a flat monthly fee as outlined in Attachment A.

 

Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to contract with Purple Cow Organics LLC to process and compost leaves and other yard waste collected by the Streets Division

 

WHEREAS, the Streets Division collects over 18,000 tons of yard waste material each year that must be kept from the landfill in accordance with Wisconsin State Statute 287.07(2) and in accordance with the City’s own commitment to environmentally sound practices, and

 

WHEREAS, Purple Cow Organics, LLC is a respected local composter with years of expertise with handling yard waste materials and has all appropriate licenses and permits, and

 

WHEREAS, Purple Cow Organics, LLC submitted the most favorable proposal to perform the needed services for the Streets Division to continue performing leaf and yard waste collection services to the taxpayers of Madison, and

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to contract with Purple Cow Organics for the processing of leaves and yard waste collected by the Streets Division