Three Contracts Approved For Garbage Pick-Up

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Published: May 24, 2017 @ 12:00 PM EST

Three (3) contracts for various garbage pick-up services were awarded for Suburban Disposal, Inc. from Fairfield. The total amount awarded for all three contracts was a little over $2.5 million.

Resolution 146-17, for bulk waste pick-up, is a one-year contract for two pick-ups in June and October at $52,000. This is a 13% increase over last year’s contract (Resolution 79-16) for $46,000.

Resolution 147-17 is a five-year regular solid waste pick-up contract for a total of $1,989,000. This amount is a 33% increase over the 2012 contract awarded for $1,495,000 in Resolution 138-12.

Resolution 148-17 is a three-year contract for recycling collection for a total of $469,974. This is 26% more than was awarded in the amount of $372,738 through Resolution 176-14.

These amounts do not include tipping fees which are additional funds paid to dispose of what is collected through bulk, recycling, and regular garbage pick-ups.

A breakdown of each contract by year is included below:

 
Bulk Pick-Up
Solid Waste
Recycling
TOTAL
2017
$52,000
$382,000
$156,658
$590,658
2018
-
$390,000
$156,658
$546,658
2019
-
$397,000
$156,658
$553,658
2020
-
$406,000
-
$406,000
2021
-
$414,000
-
$414,000
TOTAL
$52,000
$1,989,000
$469,974
$2,510,974