§ 50.02  CONTRACT WITH PRIVATE COMPANY; FIXING OF SERVICE AND RATES.
   (A)   If the City Council elects to contract with a private company to provide municipal trash, rubbish or garbage, including recyclable and/or hazardous materials  collection services to the residents of the city, then the method and frequency of such collection, and the rates for such collection and disposal shall be fixed by the City Council in a written contract with the private company providing the service. The terms of any such contract or amendments thereto, as may from time to time be adopted and approved by the City Council, are expressly incorporated by reference into this chapter and made a part hereof as though fully set forth herein.
   (B)   All contracts and amendments thereto which may be entered into by the City Council to provide municipal trash, rubbish or garbage, including recyclable and/or hazardous materials disposal and collection services to the city and its residents are established and declared to be a public record, and each contract which may be approved by the City Council shall be maintained in the office of the City Clerk for public inspection and review during normal business hours of that office.
   (C)   In the event the services, schedules or procedures for garbage collection as provided for in the city agreement for garbage collection is amended or altered, the City Manager shall be responsible for taking reasonable steps to notify the community of such changes prior to their implementation.
(1976 Code, § 9-2-2)  (Ord. 593-12, passed 8-8-2012; Ord. 628-16, passed 6-22-2016)