Please note:

this meeting is scheduled to commence at 9:00 a.m.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

That the Planning and Environment Committee confirm the Minutes of the meeting of 14 April 1998.

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BUDGET

1. 1998 PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT BUDGET REVIEW

- 1998 Draft Estimates as tabled with Regional Council 11 Feb 98

- Committee Coordinatorís report dated 14 Apr 98 01

That Planning and Environment Committee recommend that Council approve the 1998 draft Operating and Capital budget estimates for the Planning and Environment Committee, as tabled with Council on 11 February 1998.

 

REGULAR ITEMS - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

2. SOLID WASTE COLLECTION CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT

LEVELS OF SERVICE

- Director, Solid Waste Division, Environment and Transportation 02

department report dated 27 Mar 98

That the Planning and Environment Committee recommend that Council approve the following service level changes to the next Solid Waste Collection Contract beginning in June 1999:

1. The implementation of a program to collect and compost organic materials from curbside households, to be phased in over the life of the next collection contract;

 

 

2. The alternate week collection of blue box materials (glass, metal, plastic and polycoat containers) on one week and all paper materials on the next week;

3. The provision of an additional box to all curbside service households for storage and set out of all paper materials (hereinafter referred to as a fibre box);

4. The following changes be made in the Contract;

a) The collection of leaf and yard waste during peak periods to occur over an extended work day (additional two hours per day);

b) The modification of the levels of service for bulky materials, such as sofas and mattresses, to allow for pick up on the day following the scheduled collection day;

c) The discontinuation of curbside collection of tires, as residents now have the option of the Regionally sponsored "Take It Back" product stewardship program.

 

3. SOLID WASTE COLLECTION CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT

COMPETITIVE ELEMENTS

- Director, Solid Waste Division, Environment and Transportation 19

department report dated 30 Mar 98

That the Planning and Environment Committee recommend Council approve the following changes to the Solid Waste Collection Contract Tender in order to increase competition:

1. Request for Qualifications (RFQ), attached as Annex A, be issued in order to pre-qualify interested firms for the next Solid Waste Collection Contract, and approval to qualify the firms be delegated to the CAO;

2. The second generation of the Regional Municipality of Ottawa Carleton (RMOC) Solid Waste Contracts include:

a) a Curbside Collection Contract, an Multi-unit Container Collection Contract, a Recyclable Material Processing Contract and an Organics Processing Contract;

 

 

b) nine collection bid zones in total for residential collection as per the attached Annexes B and C;

c) the term of the Curbside Collection Contract and the Multi-unit Collection Contract be for a duration of five years with two one-year extensions;

d) the term of the Recycling Processing Contract and the Organic Processing Contract be for a duration of five years or ten years at the Corporationís option;

3. The RMOC operate one curbside collection zone to be monitored and evaluated in accordance with the protocol set out in Annex D;

4. The next Solid Waste Collection Contract Tender follow the timeline as set out in Annex H.

 

 

INQUIRIES

 

 

Information Previously Distributed

1. Recycling Council of Ontario - Draft Consultation Report on Blue Box Funding

- Director, Solid Waste Division, Environment and Transportation Department

memorandum dated 7 Apr 98

2. Implementing RMOCís 20% Club Commitment To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

- Planning and Development Approvals Commissionerís memorandum dated 20 Apr 98

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

 

ADJOURNMENT