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File #: 71182    Version: 1 Name: Approving the 2022 Resource Recovery Special Charge
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/28/2022 In control: Streets Division
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Enactment date: 5/31/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00398
Title: Approving the 2022 Resource Recovery Special Charge
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Keith Furman, Tag Evers, Patrick W. Heck, Yannette Figueroa Cole
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - 2022 Resource Recovery Special Charge Rates.pdf, 2. Resource Recovery Special Charge 2022.pdf, 3. Legal Notice Proof 2022.pdf, 4. Proof of Publication Affidavit.pdf
Fiscal Note
The City of Madison’s 2022 Adopted Operating Budget includes $1,500,000 in revenue from the Resource Recovery Special Charge. The proposed resolution sets the charge per dwelling unit at $24.48 in 2022 ($4.08 per month for 6 months). No additional City appropriation is required.
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Approving the 2022 Resource Recovery Special Charge
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Preamble
On April 19, 2022, Section 4.097 of the Madison General Ordinance was created to establish a Resource Recovery Special Charge (File No. 70344). The ordinance created the resource recovery special charge in the City based upon the authority granted the City by Wis. Stat 66.0627, pursuant to Sec. 4.09(13) MGO. This special charge allows the City to shift some of the costs of the Street Division’s curbside recycling program from the property tax levy to a special charge-supported program. The special charge will only recover the cost for services actually performed by the City, and the amount imposed may be adjusted throughout the year to account for greater or lesser expenditures. The special charges approved by this resolution are being apportioned consistent with the Resource Recovery Special Charge Policy that is to be approved contemporaneously with this resolution (Legislative File ID No. 71186).

WHEREAS, on April 19, 2022, the Common Council adopted Ordinance ORD-22-00029, File 70344, creating Section 4.097 of the Madison General Ordinances, which ordinance established the Resource Recovery Special Charge in the City of Madison; and,

WHEREAS, the intent of the resource recovery special charge is to recover the costs to the City to provide collection, sorting and recycling services as part of its recycling program, which program provides a service to mostly residential, but some commercial, properties in the City; and,

WHEREAS, contemporaneously with this resolution, the Common Council will be considering the Resource Recovery Special Charge Policy (Legislative File No. 71186) which propose...

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