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File #: 21-2437    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Administrative Reports Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/17/2021 In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 1/24/2022 Final action:
Title: Solid Waste Bulky and Limb Collections Status Update
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TO: Mayor and Members of City Council

THRU: Adam Lindsay, Assistant City Manager

FROM: Daniel Edwards, Assistant Director of Public Services - Solid Waste
Sheila Thomas-Ambat, PE, CCM, CFM, Director of Public Services

DATE: January 24, 2022

Solid Waste Bulky and Limb Collections Status Update

Council District(s)

Relationship To Strategic Plan:
Goal 4: Desirable Place to Live, Work and Recreate

Executive Summary:
On October 4, 2021, the City Council moved by consensus for SW to start Bulky and Limbs collections every other week. The following information will provide data and efficiencies gained since changing collections services since October 26, 2022.

On October 4, 2021, SW Division discussed with Council recommendations for Bulky and Limb collections, more directly Scheduled VS Routed collections. The goal was to ensure that Limb and Bulky collections provided predictable and consistent service expectations that Council, CMO, and the community could accept. The third part of the goal was to create a system that required a lower level of enforcement. Council approved Option three, every other week bulky and limb collections. Council directed staff to start this new initiative as soon as possible, hire two additional EOIIIs, and purchase four new knuckle boom trucks for limb and bulky collections. The total cost for the new trucks is $835,899.

After an initial one week of limbs collections targeted at the City's excessive limb setouts, SW started the soft rollout of every other week's collection of Limbs and Bulky beginning November 1, 2021. SW staff have successfully navigated the transition from scheduled to routed collections. Over the last eight weeks, SW has collected over 7K of Limbs and Bulky piles.

The chart below details the monthly weight collected for Limbs and Bulky from July through December. As demonstrated by the data there is a sharp increase in tonnage ...

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