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File #: 61119    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the City to participate in negotiations and, if necessary, arbitration with Dane County regarding the County’s Rodefeld Landfill Vertical expansion application, creating the Rodefeld Landfill Expansion City Negotiating Team Committee and autho
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2020 In control: Engineering Division
On agenda: 7/14/2020 Final action: 7/21/2020
Enactment date: 7/27/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00523
Title: Authorizing the City to participate in negotiations and, if necessary, arbitration with Dane County regarding the County’s Rodefeld Landfill Vertical 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: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Tag Evers, Keith Furman, Syed Abbas, Michael J. Tierney, Sheri Carter
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the City to create the Rodefeld Landfill Expansion City Negotiating Team Committee to meet and discuss the City’s interests and bargaining strategy related to the Local Committee. Under the proposed resolution, the Mayor would appoint four members to the Rodefeld Landfill Expansion City Negotiating Team Committee, who would also serve on the Local Committee. Formation of this Committee will not have a fiscal impact, major changes to the landfill may have future implications on the City's budget.
Title
Authorizing the City to participate in negotiations and, if necessary, arbitration with Dane County regarding the County’s Rodefeld Landfill Vertical 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 June 1, 2020 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 vertically expand the Rodefeld Landfill located at 7102 U.S. Highways 12&18 in the City of Madison; and,

WHEREAS, under Wis. Stat. Sec. 289.33, prior to authorizing the expansion of an existing landfill, the State requires landfill operators and the affected municipalities to participate in negotiations, and possibly arbitration, regarding the proposal; 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 for local approvals, adopt a siting resolution and appoint members to a local c...

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