Madison, WI Header
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 74355    Version: 1 Name: Approving the 2023 Resource Recovery Special Charge
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/20/2022 In control: Streets Division
On agenda: 12/6/2022 Final action: 12/6/2022
Enactment date: 12/9/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00816
Title: Approving the 2023 Resource Recovery Special Charge
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - 2023 Resource Recovery Special Charge Rates.pdf, 2. Public Notice Resource Recovery Special Charge 2023.pdf
Fiscal Note
The City of Madison’s 2023 Executive Operating Budget includes $3,405,000 in revenue from the Resource Recovery Special Charge. The 2023 rate recovers the City's costs associated with the Streets Division's curbside recycling program, which expenses are budgeted in 2023 in the Streets Division's operating budget. The proposed resolution sets the charge per dwelling unit at $48.99 in 2023 ($4.08 per month for 12 months). No additional City appropriation is required.
Title
Approving the 2023 Resource Recovery Special Charge
Body
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 recover some of the costs of the Street Division to provide curbside recycling services to certain properties in the City. 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 (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, based upon the budgeted amount, the proposed policy, and ...

Click here for full text