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File #: 181292    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/27/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/16/2019
Effective date: 5/3/2019    
Title: A substitute ordinance relating to solid waste regulations.
Sponsors: ALD. STAMPER
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
5/2/20191 CITY CLERK PUBLISHED   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/20191 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/16/20191 COMMON COUNCIL PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Stamper, II Rick Meyer - Sanitation Chuck Schumacher - DPW
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/28/20191 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/27/20180 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

A substitute ordinance relating to solid waste regulations.
79-1-2.5 am
79-1-5.5 cr
79-1-7.5 cr
79-1-11.5 cr
79-1-12 rc
79-1-13 cr
79-14.5 rc
79-23-2 rc
79-23-16 rc
79-23-19 rc
79-23-30 rc
81-35.9 rp

This ordinance authorizes the department of public works to accept solid waste for deposit at city drop-off centers, with the exclusion of hazardous substances of non-domestic origin and manufacturing waste. Any person that deposits the specified materials at a city drop-off center shall be assessed a fee according to a fee schedule established by the commissioner of public works or his or her designee. The fee for certain types of solid waste may be waived as set forth in the fee schedule. This ordinance also makes more consistent certain definitions in various parts of the solid waste regulations.
The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Part 1. Section 79-1-2.5 of the code is amended to read:

79-1. Definitions.

2.5. COMPOSTING means the controlled biological reduction of [[yard waste]] >>organics<< to humus.

Part 2. Section 79-1-5.5 of the code is created to read:

5.5. LANDFILL MATERIAL means material that is neither recyclable material nor suitable for composting.

Part 3. Section 79-1-7.5 of the code is created to read:

7.5. MULTIPLE-FAMILY DWELLING means a property containing 5 or more dwelling units, including those which are occupied seasonally.

Part 4. Section 79-1-11.5 of the code is created to read:

11.5. RESIDENTIAL DWELLING means a property containing 4 or fewer dwelling units.

Part 5. Section 79-1-12 of the code is repealed and recreated to read:

12. SOLID WASTE consists of the following categories:

a. Bulky waste is discarded articles, including, but not limited to, furniture designed or manufactured for indoor use, including, but not limited to, upholstered furniture, that has been lef...

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