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A. In order to protect public health, safety, and welfare, to control pest and nuisance vectors and to carry out the mandatory duties imposed on the city by the State of California, the city council may authorize one or more contractors to make arrangements with generators of solid waste for the collection, transportation, recycling and disposal of solid wastes within and throughout the city. The city council may, by duly executed written franchise agreement, approved by the city council by ordinance naming the contractor, grant to a qualified person the exclusive right to make arrangements for the collection, transportation, recycling and disposal of solid waste from residential premises, commercial premises, or both, within the entire city, or any designated portion of the city. A franchise agreement entered pursuant to this section shall be made in accordance with Chapter 13.01 of this Municipal Code.
B. Any violation of this chapter may be subject to the general penalties provided within this municipal code, including without limitation Municipal Code Section 1.16, and any other penalties or provisions that might be specified in a duly adopted franchise agreement.
(Ord. 2010-05-1415 § 3: Ord. 2009-08-1401 § 3 (part), 2009)