Pursuant to GC § 36933(c)(1), the City must publish a summary of a proposed ordinance or a proposed amendment to an ordinance provided that the summary is posted in the manner specified in GC § 36933(a) at least five (5) days prior to adoption of the proposal and within fifteen (15) days after adoption with the names of the Council Members voting for and against the proposal.
ORDINANCE NO. 22-1001
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MONTCLAIR AMENDING SECTIONS WITHIN CHAPTERS 6.02 (DEFINITIONS); REPEALING SECTIONS 6.16.025 (COMMERCIAL RECYCLING AND ORGANIC WASTE RECYCLING/DIVERSION) AND 6.16.030 (GARBAGE TO BE WRAPPED) OF THE MONTCLAIR MUNICIPAL CODE; AND ADDING CHAPTER 6.17 ESTABLISHING A MANDATORY ORGANIC WASTE DISPOSAL REDUCTION PROGRAM
The Ordinance makes changes to the Montclair Municipal Code in compliance with Senate Bill 1383, which aims to divert 75% of organic waste from landfills in the state by 2025. The Ordinance establishes a mandatory Organic Waste Disposal Reduction Program, which provides organic waste recycling requirements for single-family generators and commercial businesses, recovery requirements for commercial edible food generators and food recovery organizations, service requirements for waste haulers, waivers for organic waste generators, and authority for inspections, investigations, and enforcement by City officials and the City’s franchise waste hauler.
Note: More information can be found on the CalRecycle website.
The Ordinance was introduced for first reading at a regular City Council meeting held on Monday, May 16, 2022, which was approved by a 4-1 vote:
AYES: Martinez, Johnson, Ruh, Dutrey
The Ordinance was adopted at a regular City Council meeting held on Monday, June 6, 2022, which was approved by a 5-0 vote:
AYES: Lopez, Martinez, Johnson, Ruh, Dutrey
July 6, 2022
A certified copy of the full text of the Ordinance referenced in this notice is available for inspection in the Office of the City Clerk located at City Hall, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair, California.