|Item Title:||Public Works - 2021-0127 Interlocal Agreement between City & County for County residents to dispose of Solid Waste in the Westside Citizen Station and/or Greater El Paso Landfill|
|Submitted By:||Norma R. Palacios, Executive Director, Public Works Department (915) 546-2015|
|Subject:||Approve and authorize the County Judge to sign the Interlocal Agreement with the City of El Paso to authorize County residents to dispose of solid waste at the El Paso City Landfill or the Westside Citizen Collection Station. (Contract No. 2021-0127)|
The majority of County residents do not have adequate waste disposal services and therefore the County provides yearly County Community Cleanups. The goal of the Community Cleanups is to provide the County residents an opportunity to dispose of their waste with less opportunities for the waste to be dumped in the unincorporated desert areas.
Last year, 17 County Community Cleanups were cancelled because of COVID 19. With people staying home it has been noted that people are producing more waste. The opportunity to partner with the City would allow the County residents to dispose of their waste until things improve and Public Works can move forward with the 24 FY 2021 planned cleanups. We would not be requesting additional funding. Funds are available from the cancelled cleanups, and this year’s budget.
Impact will be determined based on when it is safe to resume Community Cleanups. Funds are available in:
|Recommendation:||Approve and authorize the County Judge to sign the Interlocal Agreement with the City of El Paso to authorize County residents to dispose of solid waste at the El Paso City Landfill or the Westside Citizen Collection Station. (Contract No. 2021-0127)|
|Prior Action:||2/1/2021 - Commissioners Court approved and authorized the Public Works Department to work with the City of El Paso to authorize Residents in the unincorporated areas of El Paso to dispose of household waste in the El Paso City Landfills. |
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