Effective: Deca:nb3r 12,2012
<br /> ORDINANCE NO. 2600
<br /> A SPECIAL ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO RELATING TO
<br /> THE ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SANITATION OF THE CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO; PROVIDING
<br /> FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF A SYSTEM OF SOLID WASTE
<br /> AND RECYCLING SERVICES; AWARDING AN EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE FOR SOLID WASTE
<br /> COLLECTION SERVICES TO ROSSMAN SANITARY SERVICE INC., DOING BUSINESS AS ALLIED
<br /> WASTE OF LAKE OSWEGO; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES; AND
<br /> PROVIDING PENALTIES.
<br /> The City of Lake Oswego ordains as follows:
<br /> Section 1. Short Title. This ordinance shall be known as the "Solid Waste Collection
<br /> Services Ordinance," and may also be cited and pleaded and shall be cited herein as the
<br /> "Ordinance."
<br /> Section 2. Purpose, Policy, and Scope. It is declared to be the public policy of the City of
<br /> Lake Oswego to regulate solid waste collection to:
<br /> A. Protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Lake Oswego;
<br /> B. Ensure safe, economical and comprehensive solid waste service;
<br /> C. Ensure rates that are just and reasonable and adequate to provide necessary public
<br /> service;
<br /> D. Prohibit rate preferences and any other practice that might be discriminatory; and
<br /> E. Provide for technologically and economically feasible recycling and resource recovery by
<br /> and through the Franchisee.
<br /> Section 3. Definitions
<br /> A. City. City of Lake Oswego.
<br /> B. Collection Franchise. A franchise, certificate, contract or license issued by the City
<br /> authorizing a person to provide collection service for use of City streets.
<br /> C. Commercial. Stores, offices including manufacturing and industry offices, restaurants,
<br /> warehouses, schools, colleges, universities, hospitals and other nonmanufacturing
<br /> entities. "Commercial" does not include other manufacturing activities or business,
<br /> manufacturing or processing activities in residential dwellings.
<br /> D. Compensation. Includes:
<br /> (1) Any type of consideration paid for service including but not limited to, rent, the
<br /> proceeds from resource recovery, and any direct or indirect provision for
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