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File #: 21-0574    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/6/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/25/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Approval of Conceptual Plan to Improve Waste Hauling Capacity and Service Levels at the Covelo Transfer Station; Approval in Concept a Mechanism to Fund these Improvements; Direct Solid Waste of Willits (SWOW) to Pursue a New CalRecycle Permit to Allow Increased Capacity at the Station; and Direct County Counsel and Department of Transportation Staff to Return with a Contract Amendment, Rate Adjustment, or Any Other Documentation Necessary for SWOW to Implement Improvements (Sponsor: Supervisor Haschak)
Attachments: 1. 05-24-21 RVAMAC Correspondence

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Supervisor Haschak
MEETING DATE: May 25, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Supervisor Haschak
PHONE:
4441






ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 30 Min


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Approval of Conceptual Plan to Improve Waste Hauling Capacity and Service Levels at the Covelo Transfer Station; Approval in Concept a Mechanism to Fund these Improvements; Direct Solid Waste of Willits (SWOW) to Pursue a New CalRecycle Permit to Allow Increased Capacity at the Station; and Direct County Counsel and Department of Transportation Staff to Return with a Contract Amendment, Rate Adjustment, or Any Other Documentation Necessary for SWOW to Implement Improvements
(Sponsor: Supervisor Haschak)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve conceptual plan to improve waste hauling capacity and service levels at the Covelo transfer station, approve in concept a mechanism to fund these improvements, direct SWOW to pursue a new CalRecycle permit to allow increased capacity at the station, and direct staff from County Counsel and Department of Transportation to return with a contract amendment, rate adjustment, or any other documentation necessary for SWOW to implement improvements.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
The County has three different contracts for operation of transfer stations. The Covelo Transfer Station Agreement (BOS Agreement No. 95-040) was approved by the Board in 1995, with amendments in 1996, 1998, and 2011. The "5 Transfer Station Agreement" (BOS Agreement No. 10-138) was approved in 2010, and includes Albion, Boonville, Laytonville, Potter Valley, and the South Coast. The "Caspar Transfer Station Agreement" (BOS Agreement No. 11-008) was approved in 2011.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The Covelo transfer station is not able to keep up with the growing community size and increasing demand for service. This results in long lines, and the station ...

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