Borough of East Stroudsburg, PA
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of East Stroudsburg 12-5-1989 by Ord. No. 929, approved 12-5-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Solid waste — See Ch. 134.
The President of Borough Council, the Mayor and the Borough Secretary are hereby authorized and directed to execute a curbside recycling collection, processing and marketing agreement with the Borough of Stroudsburg, said agreement being attached hereto and made a part hereof as if set forth in this section.[1]
Editor's Note: A copy of the agreement is on file in the office of the Borough Secretary.
The purpose of the agreement is to provide a biweekly curbside collection of recyclable materials for the residents of East Stroudsburg and Stroudsburg by July 1, 1990, so that the boroughs comply with Act 101 of 1988.[1]
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 4000.101 et seq.
The agreement shall be effective upon approval of an authorizing ordinance by both Borough Councils. There shall be no established termination date, but either municipality may terminate the agreement after giving the other party at least 24 months' written notice.
Each municipality shall be responsible to acquire the equipment listed in their respective Municipal Recycling Grant from the Department of Environmental Resources. The recycling employees, one from each municipality, shall be responsible for maintenance of the recycling equipment. In the event that either municipality terminates the agreement, the other municipality shall retain all equipment to continue the service for its residents and businesses. If the municipalities mutually agree to terminate the agreement, the assets acquired with grant funds shall be disposed of in accordance with Department of Environmental Resources regulations and the Borough Code.
Each municipality will direct one employee to perform recycling collection, processing and maintenance. The Borough Managers of the municipalities shall share responsibility for administrative tasks. During the collection week, three days shall be reserved for collection in East Stroudsburg, and two days shall be reserved for collection in Stroudsburg. The municipalities shall administer their own recycling grants but shall jointly apply for recycling performance grants. The joint recycling program shall be headquartered on the lands of the Borough of East Stroudsburg located near the former joint landfill.
The municipalities shall share equally the expenses and revenues of the joint program. The finances of the program shall be managed through a joint recycling account. Each municipality shall deposit $3,000 to open the joint recycling account If the joint recycling account balance exceeds $1,500 at the end of the fiscal year, the amount greater than the $1,500 shall be split equally between the municipalities.
Each municipality shall supply one employee to perform the task of the recycling program. The Public Works Director of the Borough of East Stroudsburg shall monitor the recycling employees.
The Public Works Director shall make reports to the Borough Manager of East Stroudsburg Borough.
The Borough Managers and two Council members from each municipality shall meet annually to determine marketing strategy for the following year.