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File #: 70344    Version: 1 Name: Resource Recovery Special Charge
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2022 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 4/19/2022 Final action: 4/19/2022
Enactment date: 5/3/2022 Enactment #: ORD-22-00029
Title: Creating Section 4.097 of the Madison General Ordinances to Create a Resource Recovery Special Charge.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Keith Furman, Patrick W. Heck, Regina M. Vidaver
Attachments: 1. _Public Comment -- Agenda Item 24, Legistar 70344.pdf, 2. Resource Recovery Special Charge (final) (corrected).pdf, 3. CC_Public_Comment_70344.pdf, 4. RRSC (2022 Apportionment Policy) (Draft) (04.14.22), 5. _Public Comment -- Agenda Item 24, Legistar 70344 Addtl Comment.pdf, 6. CC_Public_Comment_2_70344.pdf, 7. Abbas amendment, 8. 220419 Common Council Registrants Report.pdf
Fiscal Note
This ordinance would create a new special charge that would be imposed upon curbside recycling customers. Implementation of the special charge will occur annually by separate resolution. It is anticipated that the special charge will be collected as part of the Municipal Service Bill and that 2022 revenue will total approximately $1,500,000, with an increase to approximately $3,000,000 in 2023. The costs of implementing the special charge will be included in the Tyler Utility Billing project. No additional appropriation is required.
Title
Creating Section 4.097 of the Madison General Ordinances to Create a Resource Recovery Special Charge.
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DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS: This ordinance creates a resource recovery special charge that would be imposed against all properties that receive City curbside recycling services, consistent with the recommendation of the Common Council in the City’s 2022 adopted operating budget to create a special charge to support the costs of the City’s recycling program. The City’s overall costs of its recycling program, including the costs of collecting, sorting and recycling, have increased over time. This special charge will allow the City to recover all or a portion of the costs of providing these services from its recycling customers. This special charge will be imposed only against those properties receiving curbside recycling services, which includes most properties with 8 or fewer residential units, along with some small commercial properties. This special charge will not be imposed against properties who use private recycling services, including larger residential parcels, most commercial properties, and all industrial properties. Following enactment, a resource recovery special charge policy will have to be approved by the City. This policy will direct how the charge is determined and imposed against parcels receiving this service. The actual amount of the special charge will be set annually by the Common Counci...

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