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12/06/1985 - Minutes • • (Y1OI0 -7 7 APPROVED i' FEB -71986 JOSEPH R. ANDERSON DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS PALMER DEPAULIS PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR MAYOR February 6, 1986 RECEIVED FEB -6 1986 Palmer A. DePaulis, mayor Salt Lake City Corporation MAYOR'S OFFCF City and County Building Salt Lake city, Utah 84111 RE: Salt Lake Valley Solid Waste Management Council Actions Dear Mayor DePaulis: In accordance with the terms set forth in Section 9 of our Landfill Inter- local Cooperative Agreement, your ratification is respectfully requested in regards to the attached minutes indicating actions taken at the December 6, 1985 meeting of the Salt Lake Valley Solid Waste Management Council . We have highlighted items which may be of particular interest to you. No actions were taken which require subsequent endorsement by our City Council . It would be very much appreciated if your response could be forwarded to the City Recorder' s Office. We will , in turn, notify the County of this action. Sincerely, Joseph R. Anderson Public Works Director JRA:mf Attachment I have reviewed the minutes of the above meeting of the Salt Lake Valley Solid Waste Management Council and ratify ` ; modify ; or veto , the actions taken. Palmer DePaulis, mayor DATE: Z ' -74" 8'6 r • • MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE VALLEY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL Meeting was held December 6, 1985, at 10:00 a.m. , in the County Commission Board Room, Salt Lake City, Utah Attendees: - Joe Anderson - Salt Lake CitY Public Works - William Davis - City/County Board of Health • - Norm Jones - Utah State University - Almon Nelson - Trans-Jordan Landfill - Romney Stewart - Associate Director, Salt Lake County Public Works Others in Attendance: - Daniel Bauer - Director, Solid Waste Disposal - Nelson Williams - Salt Lake County Auditor's Office - Ron Garner - Salt Lake County Auditor's Office - Larry Fielden - Salt Lake County Treasurer's Office - Isabel Widerberg - Salt Lake County Public Works - Craig Sorensen - Salt Lake County Auditor's Office - Jack Peterson - South Valley Water Reclamation - Stephen Smith - Vice Pres. , E.T. Technologies, Inc. - Craig Tribley - E.T. Technologies, Inc. - Michael O'Hara - E.T. Technologies, Inc. - Robert Hawks - U. S. Pollution Control - Dan Magana -Beck's Sanitation Company - Tim Bennett - Bennett's Sanitation Company - Bill Jacobsen - ABC Sump Cleaners - Kathy Winch - City/County Health Department BUSINESS ITEMS: 1. Approval of Minutes The minutes of October 25, 1985, were approved as presented. Motion was passed unanimously. 2. Salt Lake County Auditors/Treasurer's Report on Interests, Earnings / Expenses Nelson Williams gave a presentation on the interest earnings at the landfill in the last year, stating that there were interest earnings of $126,042 based on a beginning cash balance, not retained earnings. He stated that the landfill is an enterprise fund and therefore shows a profit/loss statement. The beginning cash balance was $1,065,000 and the ending cash balance in 1984 was $1,625,000. The Treasurer's Department would have a more detailed report. Written material was given to the Board members and Nelson said that he would be willing to give a further explanation if the Board deemed it necessary after reviewing the material. / • 3. Proposed Rates - E.T. Technologies E.T. Technologies presented handouts to members of the Board. Stephen Smith, Vice President, of E.T. Technologies, Inc. , delivered the presentation: A) Stephen Smith proposed a new material classification system. The system would be two-pronged to distinguish between solids and liquids, by EPA tests. The reason being a liability issue. The idea is to get away from the broad classification of wastes and classify them as Class 7 or Class 8. B) A proposed minimum charge of $20.00 per manifest on incoming waste. The main reason for the proposed increase is the paper work and bookkeeping necessary to handle and sample the loads. This increase would affect approximately 2.6% of the volume at the landfill. C) The proposed rate increases are due to the following reasons: Soil regeneration site contract insurance renewed 400% increase on umbrella liability premium, 30% increase on general liablility auto workmens compensation, 10% increase for environmental monitoring (mainly permit requirements), 7% increase on the cost of maintaining and receiving permit (record keeping), 5% increase due to duties performed at no cost for E.T. Technologies, Inc. , (i.e., sampling barrels for hazardous materials) and 4% inflation increase. Proposed rate increase of 20%. The issue was opened for a short discussion period. This issue was tabled to permit time for the Council to meet and review in more detail the proposal from E.T. Technologies. 4. Guidelines for Uncovered Loads It was decided to make a blanket statement that all loads need to be covered and Dan could resolve any problems that could arise. It was suggested that large heavy objects such as concrete and tires were possibly an exception. Romney Stewart proposed to implement the policy of covered loads to go into effect January 1, 1986. Almon Nelson seconded the motion The motion passed unanimously. 5. Time Change - Winter/Summer The time change at the landfill to coincide with daylight savings time was presented at the landfill patrons meeting. They indicated that it would not affect their operations. This issue was presented to the Board for approval. Bill Davis moved to have the motion passed. Norm Jones seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. -2- • e 410 I 6. Resurfacing and Expansion of 1300 South Joe Anderson explained that 5600 West has been accepted as a State Highway and therefore is no longer under Salt Lake City's jurisdiction. Salt Lake City's Engineering Department issued an estimate of $57,000 to bring 1300 South from 5600 West leading to the landfill up to standard. An additional improvement to make the intersection at 1300 South and 5600 West safer would be to add merging traffic lanes onto and off of 1300 South, at an estimated cost of $193,000. The County was asked to jointly participate in the funding of the project. The issue was tabled until the next meeting to allow time for the County to evaluate the justification for and level of participation of this project. 7. Reduce Dumping Fee for PrivateIndivuals During April and October Suggestions were made to move the free dumping months of April and October to some other period due to revenue losses and operational problems. March, May and June were looked at as optional months. The City Council wanted free dumping during the month of April to remain due to encouraged support and to prevent indiscriminate dumping on the west side. The idea of keeping the free dumping months is definite at this time. The Board decided to keep the free disposal periods during April and October and re-examine the issue next year. 8. Fee Exemption for Disabled American Veteran's Thrift Store A request was made from Disabled American Veterans Thrift Store for a fee exemption from refuse because they serve as an intermediary role for others similiar to Deseret Industries. They receive donations, some of which cannot be used. Bill Davis made the motion that exemption for the Disabled American Veteran's Thrift Store be accepted. Norm Jones seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. 9. Future Land Purchase Dan Bauer presented to the Board the idea of pruchasing land north of the land purchased in 1984, to the railroad tracks. There is approximately 40 to 50 acres of land. Permission was granted to investigate the ownership of the land, actual acreage and price. DISCUSSION ITEMS: 1. Monthly Report Dan passed out copies of the monthly report to Council members. He mentioned the first graph, which was added, showing the average daily tonnage per day received at the landfill. An average of 2,500 tons per day were disposed of for the month of April and May. 2. Report on Albuquerque Anmesty - E.T. Technologies, Inc. Michael O'Hara presented a short slide showing of City program for the pickup of hazardous wastes. The slide show presented several facts. Such as 16 pounds of hazardous wastes are picked up from each household each year. Yet, these wastes are not properly taken care of. The show -3- 410 presented a successful program that ran in Albuquerque to encourage the citizens to properly handle and dispose of these wastes. Salt Lake City was encouraged to participate in a similiar program. The Board referred the film to be presented to the Board of Health. 3. Other Items: None 4. Next meeting will be January 31, 1986, 10:00 a.m., in the Salt Lake County Commission Board, City and County Building, Salt Lake City, Utah. Meeting adjourned at 12:15 p.m. 0512S -4-