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(a) In accordance with Chapter XI, Section 61 of the Charter, the Municipality shall authorize the issuance of a franchise by contract to a person, firm or corporation designated as the collection contractor after advertising and receiving bids as required by law, for the collection, transportation and disposal of solid waste, recyclable materials and yard waste generated at residential units, Municipal facilities and during special events within the Municipality for a period not to exceed five years, subject to the provisions of this chapter.
(b) The franchise shall entitle the holder thereof to be the only collector of solid waste, recyclable materials and yard waste for hire from residential units in the Municipality, unless the collection of solid waste, recyclable materials and yard waste is incidental to the primary service for hire, such as lawn care or remodeling services.
(c) A franchise may be terminated by the Municipality if any franchisee fails to comply with the provisions of this chapter, the contract issuing the franchise, or any other ordinance promulgated by Council.
(Ord. 25-2014. Passed 2-24-14.)