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File #: 2015-0447    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/2/2015 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/16/2015
Enactment date: 11/25/2015 Enactment #: 18166
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to construction and demolition waste; authorizing the executive to enter into agreements for the disposition of construction and demolition waste generated within the county jurisdiction; amending Ordinance 8891, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.04.020, Ordinance 7737, Section 2, as amended and K.C.C. 10.24.020, Ordinance 10916, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.30.010, Ordinance 10916, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.30.020, Ordinance 10916, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.30.050 and Ordinance 17527, Section 158, and K.C.C. 4A.200.700 and adding a new section to K.C.C. chapter 4A.670.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Natural Resources, Department of
Code sections: 10.04.020 - , 10.30.010 - ., 10.30.020 - ., 10.30.050 - ., 4A.200.700 - ., 4A.670 - .
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18166.pdf, 2. A. Designated Facility Agreement-dated October 27, 2015, 3. 2015-0447 legislative review form.pdf, 4. A. Designated Facility Agreement-dated October 27, 2015, 5. A. Designated Facility Agreement, 6. 2015-0447 transmittal letter.doc, 7. 2015-0447 fiscal note.xls, 8. 2015-0447_SR_C-D_debris.docx, 9. 2015-0447_ATT2_Amdt1.docx, 10. 2015-0447_ATT2A_Amdt1_Replacement_Page_to_AttachA.docx, 11. 2015-0447-Amdt2-DembowskiReport-mbrev BAR edits 11-02-15.docx, 12. 2015-0447_Revised_SR.docx, 13. 18166 Amendment package 11-16-15.pdf
Staff: Reed, Mike
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AN ORDINANCE relating to construction and demolition waste; authorizing the executive to enter into agreements for the disposition of construction and demolition waste generated within the county jurisdiction; amending Ordinance 8891, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.04.020, Ordinance 7737, Section 2, as amended and K.C.C. 10.24.020, Ordinance 10916, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.30.010, Ordinance 10916, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.30.020, Ordinance 10916, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.30.050 and Ordinance 17527, Section 158, and K.C.C. 4A.200.700 and adding a new section to K.C.C. chapter 4A.670.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. Since 1994, the county has contracted with two vendors to provide receiving facilities for construction, demolition and land clearing waste ("CDL"). Because land clearing waste is now usually recycled separately, the term construction and demolition ("C&D") is more commonly used. The existing contracts expire on December 31, 2015. This ordinance continues the practice of contracting with private vendors but includes enhanced recycling provisions and allows participation by any qualified facility. Other jurisdictions use a similar approach to managing C&D waste, including the city of Seattle, Lewis county and Portland Metro.
2. The King County 2001 Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan specifies that the following actions occur upon expiration of the existing contracts: "The executive, in consultation with the Solid Waste Advisory Committee and appropriate staff from cities in the region, shall propose to the council alternatives for future handling of CDL that will best suit the region as a whole. A goal of the preferred alternative should be to increase the amount of CDL recycled from work and disposal sites. The council shall approve the CDL handling program by ordinance."
3. In order to meet the goal of increasing the amount of C&D recycled from work and disposal sites, this ordinance a...

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