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ORDINANCE NO. 98-109 <br /> �:n� <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br /> GRAPEVINE, TEXAS AMENDING THE GRAPEVINE CODE <br /> OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 25 UTILITIES AND <br /> SERVICES, ARTICLE III SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL, <br /> SECTION 25-97 SERVICE RATES--SCHEDULES; <br /> PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; DECLARING AN <br /> EMERGENCY AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE <br /> WHEREAS, on May 2, 1996, by passage of Ordinance No. 95-35 the City of <br /> Grapevine, Texas granted Laidlaw Waste Systems, Inc. a Franchise Agreement to provide <br /> for solid waste services for both residential and commercial customers for a ten (10) year <br /> period; and <br /> WHEREAS, on January 1, 1998 Laidlaw Waste Systems, Inc. was renamed Trinity <br /> Waste Systems, Inc.; and <br /> WHEREAS, Section 11, Item 1 of the Franchise Agreement provides for the <br /> = establishment of residential and commercial rates on an annual basis prior to October 1 <br /> of each year; and <br /> �,� <br /> WHEREAS, Trinity Waste Systems, Inc., has requested a rate adjustment to be <br /> effective on October 1, 1998; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council desires to increase the rates for collecting and <br /> removing garbage, recycling, refuse and trash and other solid waste by amending Chapter <br /> 25 Utilities and Services, Article III, Solid Waste Disposal, Section 25-97 of the Code of <br /> Ordinances of the City of Grapevine, Texas. <br /> NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br /> GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: <br /> Section 1. That the above premises are found to be true and correct and are <br /> incorporated into the body of this ordinance as if copied in their entirety. <br /> Section 2. That Chapter 25 Utilities and Services, Article III, Solid Waste <br /> Disposal, is amended by amending Section 25-97(a) in its entirety to read as follows: <br /> .�,�;, <br /> "Sec. 25-97. Service rates-schedules. <br /> (a) Any houses, buildings or premises used for residential purposes, shall <br /> have their garbage, trash and refuse removed at a monthly charge where <br />