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File #: R2021-138    Version: 1 Name: Camelot Landfill TX, LP 4th Contract Amendment
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 9/22/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action:
Title: Consider approving Resolution 2021-138 authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute a fourth contract amendment with Camelot Landfill TX, LP; and take appropriate action
Sponsors: Shane Davis
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 2021-138, 2. Landfill Operations and Maintenance Agreement-4th Amendment.pdf
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Consider approving Resolution 2021-138 authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute a fourth contract amendment with Camelot Landfill TX, LP; and take appropriate action

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BACKGROUND:
The City has contracted with Camelot Landfill TX, LP, since 2008, a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Services, to operate Camelot Landfill. In May 2018, the City executed a third contract amendment with Camelot Landfill TX, LP, which allowed the company to mothball their construction and demolition (C&D) landfill and divert the waste material from that landfill to Camelot Landfill. This provided funding to the City for the payment of debt issued to construct the new scalehouse and maintenance facility at the landfill. The original contact with Camelot Landfill, TX LP set a cap on the amount of waste the company can dispose at Camelot Landfill the first year and allows for a 5% increase each year. With the pending closure of the neighboring DFW Landfill in December 2021 and its resulting potential increase in waste tonnage, Camelot Landfill TX, LP is near the waste disposal cap in terms of the amount of waste being disposed at Camelot Landfill. Shortening the term of the 3rd Contract Amendment would be prudent, which would allow Republic Services to reopen Lewisville Landfill. This will allow construction and demolition waste to be disposed at a C&D landfill and municipal solid waste to be disposed at Camelot Landfill. Additionally, higher than anticipated C&D volumes have allowed full advance funding of the debt service requirements associated with the debt issued for landfill improvements.

Relatedly City Council has expressed concerned about the amount of waste going into Camelot Landfill and the inverse relationship to the life of the facility, i.e. how long the facility will be open for waste disposal operations. Establishing a minimum number of years would allow the current and future City Councils the ability to plan for the day when Camelot Landfill cl...

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