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Record No: CB 119672    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119672
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 11/25/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125985
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the solid waste system of Seattle Public Utilities; revising rates and charges for solid waste services; revising credits to low income customers for solid waste services; and amending Sections 21.40.050, 21.40.060, 21.40.070, 21.40.080, 21.40.085, and 21.76.040 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex A - 2020-22 Solid Waste Rate Study, 3. Signed Ordinance 125985, 4. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to the solid waste system of Seattle Public Utilities; revising rates and charges for solid waste services; revising credits to low income customers for solid waste services; and amending Sections 21.40.050, 21.40.060, 21.40.070, 21.40.080, 21.40.085, and 21.76.040 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

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WHEREAS, Ordinance 125111 adopted solid waste rates for 2017, 2018, and 2019; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 30695 established financial policy targets for the Solid Waste Fund; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 31516 amended Resolution 30695 to strengthen the Solid Waste Fund’s financial policies by adding an additional debt service coverage policy; and

WHEREAS, Ordinance 125050 amended and updated certain provisions of the utility discount program, which will provide discounted solid waste rates or credits to more eligible low-income customers; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 31760 adopted a six-year Strategic Business Plan for Seattle Public Utilities, which guides utility investments, service levels, and rate paths through 2023; and

WHEREAS, the Strategic Business Plan included increases in the capital and operating requirements of the Solid Waste Fund, with a resulting increase in revenue requirements; and

WHEREAS, credits for qualified low-income customers should be revised when solid waste rates change; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Section 21.40.050 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 125111, is amended as follows:

21.40.050 Residential can rates and charges

A. Charges for residential can garbage and rubbish collection and disposal service shall be in accordance with the following schedules:

1. All residences with curbside/alley garbage container pickup: a charge per month or portion thereof, for once-a-week service for each service unit subscribed to, billed directly to the owner, homeowner association, or occupant thereof as follows:

Service Units

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2018

Effective  April 1, 2019

 

Rates per  Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Micro-can (10-12 gallon)

$21.30

$22.85

$23.30

$24.25

Mini-can (18-20 gallon)

$26.10

$28.00

$28.55

$29.70

32 gallon can

$34.00

$36.45

$37.15

$38.65

60 to 65 gallon cart

$68.00

$72.90

$74.30

$77.25

90 to 96 gallon cart

$102.00

$109.35

$111.45

$115.90))

 

Service Units

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

 

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Micro-can (10-12 gallon)

$24.25

$25.00

$25.70

$26.45

Mini-can (18-20 gallon)

$29.70

$30.60

$31.50

$32.40

32 gallon can

$38.65

$39.80

$40.95

$42.15

60 to 65 gallon cart

$77.25

$79.55

$81.85

$84.20

90 to 96 gallon cart

$115.90

$119.40

$122.85

$126.40

2. All residences with backyard garbage container pickup: a charge per month or portion thereof, for once-a-week service for each service unit subscribed to, billed directly to the owner, homeowners association, or occupant as follows:

Service Units

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017

Effective April 1, 2018

Effective  April 1, 2019

 

Rates per  Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

32 gallon can

$47.55

$50.95

$51.90

$54.00

60 to 65 gallon cart

$95.25

$102.10

$104.05

$108.20

90 to 96 gallon cart

$142.80

$153.10

$156.00

$162.25))

 

Service Units

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

 

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

32 gallon can

$54.00

$55.60

$57.20

$58.85

60 to 65 gallon cart

$108.20

$111.45

$114.70

$118.00

90 to 96 gallon cart

$162.25

$167.15

$172.00

$177.00

3. Multiunit residential consolidated curbside/alley garbage collection service. Multiunit residences with a single combined utility account may consolidate garbage into fewer service units than the number of dwelling units on the premises. Upon request, multiunit residences with multiple combined utility accounts, such as townhouse complexes, may consolidate garbage service if such premises share a single water irrigation meter for which a homeowners association is financially responsible and agrees to be financially responsible for the combined utility account, or as determined by the ((Director)) General Manager/CEO. In the event of consolidation, the total consolidated service volume divided by the number of dwelling units must be at least equal to the minimum equivalent service volume per unit, as determined by the ((Director)) General Manager/CEO.

4. Minimum charge, no pickup service. A charge per month or portion thereof of $6.85 shall be billed directly to the owner, homeowners association, or occupant of any residence not subscribing to pickup service to cover landfill closure costs, billing, collection, Low Income Rate Assistance, and hazardous waste costs. To be eligible for the minimum charge (zero container rate), a customer may not generate any garbage or rubbish for collection or disposal. With occupied premises, the customer must demonstrate a consistent and effective practice of selective purchasing to minimize refuse, of recycling materials whenever practical, and of composting any yardwaste generated on the premises, and the customer must have qualified for the rate on or before December 31, 1988. A customer is not eligible for the zero container rate by hauling ((his or her)) the customer’s garbage and rubbish to a transfer station, disposal site, or by disposal in another customer’s containers or by the use of prepaid stickers. Vacant dwelling units in multiunit residences where each dwelling unit receives a separate combined utility bill qualify for the minimum charge where the conditions of this subsection 21.40.050.A.4 are met. Vacant dwelling units in multiunit residences with a single combined utility account do not qualify for the minimum charge.

5. Extra bundles. A customer may place an extra bundle with its container for regular pickup. The charge will be billed directly to the owner or occupant, unless a prepaid sticker is used. A prepaid sticker authorizes pickup of the bundle when placed with the customer’s container. The sticker must be affixed to the bundle in order for the bundle to be picked up by the collector, and the customer not to be billed. The following charges will apply to each extra bundle:

((Effective through March 31, 2017: $10.60 per bundle

Effective April 1, 2017: $11.35 per bundle

Effective April 1, 2018: $11.55 per bundle

Effective April 1, 2019: $12.00 per bundle))

Effective through March 31, 2020: $12.00 per bundle

Effective April 1, 2020: $12.35 per bundle

Effective April 1, 2021: $12.70 per bundle

Effective April 1, 2022: $13.05 per bundle

6. Bulky and white goods pickup. Charges for the pickup of bulky and white goods, as well as additional charges for items containing hazardous waste such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), shall be billed as follows:

 

Effective March 30, 2009

Bulky/White Goods Pickup (per item)

$30.00

Hazardous Waste Charge (per item)

$8.00

7. Curbside electronics recycling pickup. Curbside electronics pickup service will be available by customer request to all residential can accounts. Each pickup of up to three electronic products set out at the curb shall be billed at $20. Each pickup of compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) or household batteries shall be billed at $5. The ((Director)) General Manager/CEO may establish additional conditions for electronic products eligible for pickup.

8. Curbside/alley compostable waste. A collection charge for weekly service will be billed monthly directly to the owner, homeowners association, or occupant, according to the following schedule:

Service Units

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2018

Effective  April 1, 2019

 

Rates per  Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Mini can (10 to 20 gallon)

$5.65

$6.05

$6.15

$6.40

32 gallon can

$8.50

$9.10

$9.25

$9.60

90-96 gallon can

$10.85

$11.65

$11.85

$12.30

Extra bundle

$5.40

$5.80

$5.90

$6.15))

 

Service Units

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

 

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Mini can (10 to 20 gallon)

$6.40

$6.60

$6.80

$7.00

32 gallon can

$9.60

$9.90

$10.20

$10.50

90-96 gallon cart

$12.30

$12.65

$13.00

$13.40

Extra bundle

$6.15

$6.35

$6.55

$6.75

9. Mandatory curbside/alley compostable waste service and exemptions. Curbside/alley compostable waste service shall be mandatory for all residential solid waste can accounts, except customers who qualify for a home composting exemption or customers with no garbage pickup service, per the provisions of subsection 21.40.050.A.4. To qualify for the home composting exemption, customers must actively compost all vegetative foodwaste on-site and agree to comply with public and environmental health guidelines and allow Seattle Public Utilities representatives to evaluate their composting methods.

10. New/changed account: a charge of $10 for the establishment of a new account or for each change in an existing account. This charge shall apply when the owner or property manager of any single-family residence or multifamily structure (duplex, triplex, fourplex, or structure with five or more units) establishes a new account or requests any change in his/her account requiring a change in account number or customer number. The new/changed account charge is not applicable to customers qualified for Low Income Rate Assistance.

11. Physical disability exemption. An exemption will be provided to qualified residents to allow for backyard collection at curbside rates when the resident is physically unable to take ((his or her)) garbage and rubbish containers to the curb. Qualifying criteria shall include, but are not limited to, the resident’s physical condition, qualification for backyard service in other City programs, a physician’s recommendation, the presence of other physically capable persons in the household, special topography, and other unique property conditions, taking into account the contractors’ ability to provide different combinations of container sizes to make curbside pickup feasible.

B. All residential customers requesting and receiving nondetachable container (can) special, nonroutine collection service for garbage, yardwaste, or recyclable materials. The following charges shall apply to special collections of all nondetachable containers (cans), bundles, or bundles-of-yardwaste:

 

Service Units

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2018

Effective  April 1, 2019

 

Rates per  Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

First unit

$41.70

$44.70

$45.55

$47.37

Each additional unit

$4.50

$4.80

$4.90

$5.10))

 

Service Units

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

 

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

First unit

$47.37

$48.80

$50.20

$51.65

Each additional unit

$5.10

$5.25

$5.40

$5.55

C. Ancillary and elective (A&E) service charges. The following charges shall apply to residential can customers receiving any of the A&E services listed in the table below.

 

 

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017

Effective April 1, 2018

Effective April 1, 2019

Service Units

Rates per  Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Deliveries/Pickups/Swap-outs of Cans or Toters

$26.05

$27.95

$28.50

$29.65

Can or Cart Pressure Washing

$10.45

$11.20

$11.40

$11.85))

 

Service Units

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

 

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Rates per Service Unit

Deliveries/Pickups/Swap-outs of Cans or Toters

$29.65

$30.55

$31.45

$32.35

Can or Cart Pressure Washing

$11.85

$12.20

$12.55

$12.90

D. The charges imposed by subsections 21.40.050.A.1 through 21.40.050.A.4, inclusive, shall not apply to residences which elect to use detachable containers supplied either by the City’s contractor or by the customer for the storage of garbage and rubbish. Application for detachable container service for a minimum period of six months shall be made to the ((Director)) General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities on forms supplied by the ((Director)) General Manager/CEO, and collection of garbage and rubbish from such premises shall be made at such frequency as is necessary as determined by the ((Director)) General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities, but in no event less than once each week. The monthly charges for detachable container service for the container and frequency selected shall be in accordance with the rates set forth in Section 21.40.060.

E. The ((Director)) General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities may adjust the service level to a single-family residence to match the garbage and rubbish actually collected from the premises, or, for multifamily structures, to match the amount of garbage and rubbish reasonably anticipated from the dwelling units on the premises, and the customer will be responsible for the appropriate charges for the adjusted service level in accordance with this Section 21.40.050.

Section 2. Section 21.40.060 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 125111, is amended as follows:

21.40.060 Residential detachable container rates and charges

A. Account charges. A monthly fixed fee will be charged to each residential detachable container solid waste account, according to the following schedule:

((Effective through March 31, 2017: $37.40

Effective April 1, 2017: $40.10

Effective April 1, 2018: $40.85

Effective April 1, 2019: $42.50))

Effective through March 31, 2020: $42.50

Effective April 1, 2020: $43.80

Effective April 1, 2021: $45.05

Effective April 1, 2022: $46.35

B. Uncompacted container rates. There is imposed upon residential premises that use detachable containers without mechanical compactors a monthly charge for garbage and rubbish collection and disposal service in accordance with the following formula:

(A*m) + ((B*cy)*m), where:

A = Trip rate

B = Volume rate

m = number of trips per month

cy = number of cubic yards picked up at each collection

The following trip and volume rates will apply:

 

 

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2018

Effective  April 1, 2019

Trip Rate

$28.05

$30.05

$30.60

$31.80

Volume Rate

$21.55

$23.10

$23.55

$24.50))

 

 

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

Trip Rate

$31.80

$32.75

$33.70

$34.70

Volume Rate

$24.50

$25.25

$26.00

$26.75

C. Compacted container rates. There is imposed upon residential premises that use detachable containers with compactors a monthly charge for garbage and rubbish collection and disposal service in accordance with the following formula:

(A*m) + ((B*cy)*m), where: A = Trip rate B = Volume rate m = number of trips per month cy = number of cubic yards picked up at each collection The following trip and volume rates will apply:

 

 

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2017

Effective  April 1, 2018

Effective  April 1, 2019

Trip Rate

$28.05

$30.05

$30.60

$31.80

Volume Rate

$43.80

$46.95

$47.85

$49.75))

 

 

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

Trip Rate

$31.80

$32.75

$33.70

$34.70

Volume Rate

$49.75

$51.25

$52.75

$54.30

D. Pre-paid bag service. Customers located in specific areas designated by Seattle Public Utilities, and who permanently store garbage containers in the right-of-way, will be required to subscribe to pre-paid bag service, in lieu of detachable container service, for garbage and rubbish collection and disposal, subject to the following charges:

 

 

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017

Effective April 1, 2018

Effective April 1, 2019

15 gallon bag

$4.50

$4.80

$4.90

$5.10

30 gallon bag

$6.40

$6.85

$7.00

$7.30))

 

 

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

15 gallon bag

$5.10

$5.25

$5.40

$5.55

30 gallon bag

$7.30

$7.50

$7.70

$7.90

Compostable waste bag rates for pre-paid bag service shall be 32 percent less than the corresponding rates above for garbage service. Recycling bags shall be provided free of charge. Yardwaste shall not be mixed with garbage, refuse, or rubbish for disposal.

Bags set out for collection that are not pre-paid shall be charged at the rate for extra bundles, per subsection 21.40.060.H.

E. Mixed-use building. The ((Director)) General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities will determine the appropriate residential collection service level for a mixed-use building according to the estimated amount of residential garbage or refuse generated and to be collected by the City.

F. Charges for lockable containers. Customers using detachable containers (compacted or noncompacted) may have a lock installed by the collection contractors, subject to the following charges. Only customers who own their own containers may install their own locks.

 

 

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017

Effective April 1, 2018

Effective April 1, 2019

Lock installation

$103.05

$110.45

$112.55

$117.05

Extra key

$7.40

$7.95

$8.10

$8.40

Extra padlock

$14.75

$15.80

$16.10

$16.75))

 

 

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

Lock installation

$117.05

$120.55

$124.05

$127.65

Extra key

$8.40

$8.65

$8.90

$9.15

Extra padlock

$16.75

$17.25

$17.75

$18.25

G. All residential customers receiving detachable container special, nonroutine collection service for garbage, compostable waste, or recycling materials. The following charges shall apply to special collections of all detachable containers or bundles of garbage, compostable waste, or recycling materials. These charges shall be in addition to any charges applicable to regular solid waste collection and disposal service.

Special collections will be charged at 130 percent of the rate for a single pickup of the same size detachable container, per subsections 21.40.060.B and 21.40.060.C.

H. Extra bundles of garbage. A customer may place extra bundles of garbage with the customer’s container for regular pickup, according to the following schedule:

((Effective through March 31, 2017: $10.60

Effective April 1, 2017: $11.35

Effective April 1, 2018: $11.55

Effective April 1, 2019: $12.00))

Effective through March 31, 2020: $12.00

Effective April 1, 2020: $12.35

Effective April 1, 2021: $12.70

Effective April 1, 2022: $13.05

The charge will be billed directly to the owner or occupant.

I. Bulky and white goods pickup. Charges for the pickup of bulky and white goods, as well as additional charges for items containing hazardous waste such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), shall be billed as follows:

 

Effective March 30, 2009

Bulky/White Goods Pickup (per item)

$30.00

Hazardous Waste Charge (per item)

$8.00

J. Curbside electronics recycling pickup. Curbside electronics pickup service will be available by customer request to residential detachable container accounts, with approval by the applicable solid waste account owner or designee. Each pickup of up to three electronic products set out at the curb shall be billed at $20. Each pickup of compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) or household batteries shall be billed at $5. The ((Director)) General Manager/CEO may establish additional conditions for electronic products eligible for pickup.

K. Residential detachable container customers who are not required to subscribe to pre-paid bag garbage service have the option to subscribe to either residential can curbside/alley compostable waste collection service per the terms of subsection 21.40.050.A.8 or commercial compostable waste collection service per the terms of Section 21.40.070. Customers who are required to subscribe to pre-paid bag garbage service have the option to subscribe to either one or more residential can curbside/alley compostable waste collection services per the terms of subsection 21.40.050.A.8 or pre-paid bag compostable waste collection service per the terms of subsection 21.40.060.D. Detachable container customers are not subject to the provisions of subsection 21.40.050.A.9, which requires mandatory curbside/alley compostable waste service as of March 30, 2009. It shall be mandatory for all residential detachable container customer accounts to subscribe to one of the compostable waste services described in this subsection 21.40.060.K, except in the following circumstances:

1. Existing structures: Existing residential structures that do not have adequate storage space for compostable waste may be exempt from all or portions of this subsection 21.40.060.K if so determined by the ((Director)) General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities. The ((Director)) General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities, in cases where space constraints are determined to exist, shall also evaluate the feasibility of shared compostable waste containers by contiguous businesses or multifamily structures.

2. New or expanded structures: New residential structures that have demonstrated difficulty in meeting the solid waste and recyclable materials storage space specifications required under Section 23.54.040 may be exempt from all or portions of this Chapter 21.40 as determined by the ((Director)) General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities.

L. Ancillary and elective (A&E) service charges. The following charges shall apply to residential detachable container customers receiving any of the A&E Services listed in the table below.

 

((Type of Service

Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017

Effective April 1, 2018

Effective April 1, 2019

Deliveries/Pickups/Swap-outs:

 

Can/Toter

$26.05

$27.95

$28.50

$29.65

 

Detachable Container

$31.40

$33.65

$34.30

$35.65

 

Drop Box (2-8 CY)

$41.75

$44.75

$45.60

$47.40

 

Drop Box (10-40 CY)

$65.30

$70.00

$71.35

$74.20

Pickup Ancillary Services:

 

Can/Cart Roll Out (>100 fit or up/down stairs)

$2.65

$2.85

$2.90

$3.00

 

Roll Out, Container (<3 CY)

$7.75

$8.30

$8.45

$8.80

 

Reposition, Container (>2 CY)

$7.75

$8.30

$8.45

$8.80

 

Entering Secured Buildings

$5.20

$5.55

$5.65

$5.90

Container Special Services:

 

Detachable Container Washing and Steam Cleaning, per Container

$39.20

$42.00

$42.80

$44.50

 

Drop Box Washing and Steam Cleaning, per Drop Box

$52.20

$55.95

$57.00

$59.30

 

Can/Cart Pressure Washing

$10.45

$11.20

$11.40

$11.85

Compactor/Drop Box Special Services:

 

Compactor Disconnect/ Reconnect Cycle

$44.35

$47.55

$48.45

$50.40

 

Dry Run

$91.35

$97.95

$99.80

$103.80

Other Ancillary Services:

 

Hourly Paid Special, Truck and Driver

$235.00

$251.90

$256.70

$266.95

 

Hourly Paid Special, Swamper

$78.20

$83.85

$85.45

$88.85))

 

Type of Service

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

Deliveries/Pickups/Swap-outs:

 

 

 

 

Can/Toter

$29.65

$30.55

$31.45

$32.35

Detachable Container

$35.65

$36.70

$37.75

$38.85

Drop Box (2-8 CY)

$47.40

$48.80

$50.20

$51.65

Drop Box (10-40 CY)

$74.20

$76.45

$78.65

$80.95

Pickup Ancillary Services:

 

 

 

 

Can/Cart Roll Out (>100 ft or up/down stairs)

$3.00

$3.10

$3.20

$3.30

Roll Out, Container (<3 CY)

$8.80

$9.05

$9.30

$9.55

Reposition, Container (>2 CY)

$8.80

$9.05

$9.30

$9.55

Entering Secured Buildings

$5.90

$6.10

$6.30

$6.50

Container Special Services:

 

 

 

 

Detachable Container Washing and Steam Cleaning, per Container

$44.50

$45.85

$47.20

$48.55

Drop Box Washing and Steam Cleaning, per Drop Box

$59.30

$61.10

$62.85

$64.65

Can/Cart Pressure Washing

$11.85

$12.20

$12.55

$12.90

Compactor/Drop Box Special Services:

 

 

 

 

Compactor Disconnect/Reconnect Cycle

$50.40

$51.90

$53.40

$54.95

Dry Run

$103.80

$106.90

$110.00

$113.20

Other Ancillary Services:

 

 

 

 

Hourly Paid Special, Truck and Driver

$266.95

$274.95

$282.90

$291.10

Hourly Paid Special, Swamper

$88.85

$91.50

$94.15

$96.90

Section 3. Section 21.40.070 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 125111, is amended as follows:

21.40.070 Commercial collection rates and charges((.))

A. Commercial solid waste service rates and charges. There is imposed upon all commercial establishments in the City receiving container or drop service from one of the City’s contract collectors of commercial solid waste or one of the City’s contract collectors of commercial compostable waste the following schedule of rates and charges:

1. Account charges. In addition to any fees for service charged to commercial establishments, per the provisions of this subsection 21.40.070.A, a monthly fixed fee will be charged to each commercial solid waste account, according to the following schedule:

((Effective through March 31, 2017: $25.20

Effective April 1, 2017: $27.00

Effective April 1, 2018: $27.50

Effective April 1, 2019: $28.60))

Effective through March 31, 2020: $28.60

Effective April 1, 2020: $29.45

Effective April 1, 2021: $30.30

Effective April 1, 2022: $31.20

2. Container service rates. The following charges shall apply to commercial establishments receiving container service for solid waste. Compostable waste container service rates shall be 32 percent less than the corresponding rate for primary container service for solid waste (the basic service charge including container rent multiplied by 0.68), plus any applicable taxes. Commercial container service customers may subscribe to one or more residential can curbside/alley compostable waste collection services per the terms of subsection 21.40.050.A.8.

The charge for each detachable container will be calculated in accordance with the following formula:

(A*m) + ((B*cy)*m), where

A = Trip rate

B = Volume rate

m = number of pickups per month

cy = number of cubic yards picked up at each collection

The following trip and volume rates will apply for uncompacted or compacted material:

 

 

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017

Effective April 1, 2018

Effective April 1, 2019

Trip Rate

$16.45

$17.60

$17.95

$18.65

Compacted Volume Rate

$27.75

$29.75

$30.30

$31.50

Uncompacted Volume Rate

$56.35

$60.40

$61.55

$64.00))

 

 

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

Trip Rate

$18.65

$19.20

$19.75

$20.30

Uncompacted Volume Rate

$31.50

$32.45

$33.40

$34.35

Compacted Volume Rate

$64.00

$65.90

$67.80

$69.75

3. Pre-paid bag service. Customers located in specific areas designated by Seattle Public Utilities, and who permanently store garbage containers in the right-of-way, will be required to subscribe to pre-paid bag service, in lieu of detachable container service, for garbage and rubbish collection and disposal, subject to the following charges:

 

 

((Effective through March 31, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017

Effective April 1, 2018

Effective April 1, 2019

15 gallon bag

$4.50

$4.80

$4.90

$5.10

30 gallon bag

$6.40

$6.85

$7.00

$7.30))

 

 

Effective through March 31, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2020

Effective  April 1, 2021

Effective  April 1, 2022

15 gallon bag

$5.10

$5.25

$5.40

$5.55

30 gallon bag

$7.30

$7.50

$7.70

$7.90

Customers required to subscribe to pre-paid bag garbage service may also subscribe to either residential can curbside/alley compostable waste collection service per the terms of subsection 21.40.050.A.8 or pre-paid bag compostable waste collection service, at rates which shall be 32 percent less than the rates specified above for pre-paid bag garbage collection. Yardwaste shall not be mixed with garbage, refuse, or rubbish for disposal. Compostable waste service is optional.

Bags set out for collection that are not pre-paid shall be charged at the rate for extra bundles, per subsection 21.40.070.A.6.

4. Special container pickup charges. Special collections will be charged at 130 percent of the rate for a single pickup of the same size detachable container, per subsection 21.40.070.A.2.

5. Can-unit pickup rates. Customers receiving regularly scheduled can-unit pickup service for one or more cans will be charged according to the following schedule:

 

 

((Effective through March 31, 2017