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17.40.050 Disposition of Asphalt, Concrete, Rock and Dirt.

(Added by Ordinance No. 185351, effective June 22, 2012.)

A.  All asphalt, concrete, rock and dirt removed from existing infrastructure in the public right-of-way shall be disposed of at the direction of the Director of the Bureau of Transportation who has the authority for the disposal of such materials.

B.  The asphalt, concrete, rock and dirt from existing infrastructure in the right-of-way are often recycled by the City into an aggregate and back fill products which the City uses as road base on residential streets, trench fill and back fill.  If the City generates more of these recycled products then it can use, the Director of the Bureau of Transportation may sell or donate the materials.

1.  Pricing of the materials to be sold shall be based on current market price and reviewed at least biannually by the Bureau of Transportation.

C.  The Bureau of Transportation, at the discretion of its Director, may levy a fee for accepting and processing asphalt, concrete, rock and dirt from third parties asphalt, concrete, rock and dirt for the purposes of recycling.

1.  Pricing of this service (tipping fee) shall be based on current market price and reviewed at least biannually by the Bureau of Transportation.

D.  Revenue generated by selling these materials and services shall be returned to the Bureau of Transportation.