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RESOLUTION NO. 22-1299 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PLEASANTON <br /> APPROVING THE AMENDED AGREEMENT WITH PLEASANTON GARBAGE <br /> SERVICE, INC. FOR SOLID WASTE, RECYCLABLE MATERIALS, AND ORGANIC <br /> MATERIALS SERVICES <br /> WHEREAS, the Legislature of the State of California, by enactment of the California <br /> Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989 (AB 939) (California Public Resources Code Section <br /> 40000 et seq.), has declared that it is in the public interest to authorize and require local <br /> agencies to make adequate provisions for Solid Waste Collection within their jurisdiction; and <br /> WHEREAS, the State of California has found and declared that the amount of refuse <br /> generated in California, coupled with diminishing Disposal Site space and potential adverse <br /> environmental impacts from landfilling and the need to conserve natural resources, have <br /> created an urgent need for State and local agencies to enact and implement an aggressive <br /> integrated waste management program. The State has, through enactment of AB 939 and <br /> subsequent related legislation including, but not limited to: the Jobs and Recycling Act of 2011 <br /> (AB 341), the Event and Venue Recycling Act of 2004 (AB 2176), SB 1016 (Chapter 343, <br /> Statutes of 2008), the Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling Act of 2014 (AB 1826), and <br /> the Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Bill of 2016 (SB 1383), directed the responsible State <br /> agency, and all local agencies, to promote Diversion and to maximize the use of feasible waste <br /> reduction, reuse, Recycling and Composting options in order to reduce the amount of refuse <br /> that must be Disposed; and <br /> WHEREAS, SB 1383 establishes regulatory requirements for jurisdictions, Generators, <br /> haulers, Solid Waste facilities, and other entities to support achievement of State-wide Organic <br /> Waste Disposal reduction targets; and <br /> WHEREAS, SB 1383 requires the City to implement Collection programs, meet <br /> Processing Facility requirements, conduct contamination monitoring, provide education, <br /> maintain records, submit reports, monitor compliance, conduct enforcement, and fulfill other <br /> requirements; and, the City has chosen to delegate some of its responsibilities to the <br /> Contractor, acting as the City's designee, through this Agreement; and <br /> WHEREAS, in 1990 the Alameda County Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative <br /> Charter Amendment established a county-wide Solid Waste Diversion Rate goal of seventy-five <br /> percent (75%) by 2010; and <br /> WHEREAS, in 2010, the Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board <br /> ("StopWaste") adopted a Strategic Plan including a new waste Diversion goal: by 2020, less <br /> than 10 percent of what is deposited in Alameda County's landfills will be readily Recyclable or <br /> Compostable; and <br /> WHEREAS, on July 28, 2021, StopWaste adopted its Organics Reduction and Recycling <br /> Ordinance (ORRO) (Ordinance No. 2021-02), which enforces the mandatory Collection service <br /> and other programmatic requirements of SB 1383, on behalf of any member agencies that <br /> choose to opt-in and adopt the ORRO; and <br />