City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
16-R-4685

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER JOYCE M. SHEPERD AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF NINETY-SIX THOUSAND (96,000) LABELS FOR RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING BINS WITH A VALUE OF ONE
HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($100,000.00) FROM RECYCLE ACROSS
AMERICA; TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF RECYCLING OUTREACH AND EDUCATION
SERVICES WITH A VALUE OF FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($50,000.00)
FROM RECYCLE ACROSS AMERICA; TO ENTER INTO A DONATION AGREEMENT AND
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH RECYCLE ACROSS AMERICA; AND FOR
OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 12 Joyce M Sheperd
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

Item Discussion

(Favorable by City Utilities Committee and referred to Finance/Executive Committee 11/29/16.)

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta ("the City") is committed to the development of recycling programs and providing infrastructure for the purpose of diverting waste from landfills; and

 

WHEREAS, the City and Recycle Across America ("RAA'') believe that enhanced community outreach and education is key to increasing participation in recycling programs; and

 

WHEREAS, in furtherance of the aforementioned goals, RAA desires to donate ninety six thousand (96,000) instructional recycling labels, with a value of One Hundred Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($100,000.00), to the City to be placed on residential curbside recycling bins, in accordance with RAA's Standardized Label Project; and

 

WHEREAS, RAA also desires to donate outreach and education services valued at Fifty Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($50,000.00) in the form of print-ready artwork, public service announcements, and other communications materials; and

 

WHEREAS, accepting the donation of labels and services from RAA is in the best interest of the City.

 

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES, that the Mayor, or his authorized designee, is authorized to accept the donation of ninety six thousand (96,000) instructional recycling labels with a value of One Hundred Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($1 00,000.00), along with outreach and education services with a value of Fifty Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($50,000.00), from Recycle Across America;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor, or his authorized designee, is authorized to enter into a Donation Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding with Recycle Across America to accept this donation; and

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Donation Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding will not become binding on the City, and the City will incur no obligation or liability under it, until it has been duly approved by the City and delivered to Recycle Across America.

Meeting History

Nov 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

REFERRED TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Nov 29, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:FAVORABLE [5 TO 0]
MOVER:Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10
SECONDER:Yolanda Adrean, Councilmember, District 8
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Yolanda Adrean, Howard Shook, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Andre Dickens, Alex Wan
Nov 30, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Yolanda Adrean, District 8
SECONDER:Clarence "C. T." Martin, District 10
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 14 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [14 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Howard Shook