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Resolution RS2020-266

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Public Works to increase the fee for back-yard garbage collection.

WHEREAS, pursuant to Metropolitan Code Section 10.20.200, the removal and disposition of garbage, rubbish, and recovered materials from premises in the urban services district shall be under the jurisdiction of the director of Public Works; and,

WHEREAS, Metropolitan Code Section 10.20.200(E) authorizes the Department of Public Works to pick up and dispose of garbage from the back yard of one-family or two-family residences upon request for such service and payment of a fee; and,

WHEREAS, currently the fee is set at $23.00 and has not been increased since 2005; and,

WHEREAS, as the fee should represent the cost incurred for such service, including the cost of the billing and collection of such fee, Public Works is seeking to increase the fee to $35.00.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That the Metropolitan Department of Public Works is authorized to increase the fee for back-yard garbage collection from $23.00 to $35.00.

Section 2. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Bob Mendes, Angie Henderson, Ginny Welsch

Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Public Works Committee

IntroducedApril 7, 2020

AdoptedApril 7, 2020

ApprovedApril 8, 2020

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 04/13/2020 11:54 AM