7-1A-1: PURPOSE:
   (A)   Pursuant to the California integrated waste management act of 1989 1 , the legislature as mandated that local agencies make adequate provisions for solid waste handling within their jurisdictions.
   (B)   To protect the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the city of Placerville (city), it is in the public's best interest to establish exclusive franchises for the mandatory collection, disposal and processing of solid waste and recyclable materials.
   (C)   Pursuant to state law, the city is authorized to execute its powers for the purpose of the collection or disposal of garbage or refuse matter and may contract for the collection and disposal of garbage or refuse matter. (Ord. 1629, 6-23-2009)



1. Pub.Res.C. §40000 et seq.