City of Claremont, California


City of Claremont, California


Cost and Policy Analysis of Privatization of Solid Waste Collection Operations


In 2013, we analyzed the operating costs of the City’s solid waste collection operations. Our work included segregating the City’s operating costs between those that would be avoided by contracting with a private hauler vs. those that would continue to be borne by the City. We also compared the City’s route productivity to that of private haulers. We prepared a report, and presented our findings to the City Council’s solid waste subcommittee.

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Case Studies

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Chula Vista, California

In 2011, we performed a solid waste fee survey for the City. We gathered information about the franchise fees, AB 939 Fees, and other solid waste-related fees charged by…

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Orange, California

In 2007, we assisted the City in performing a cost of service analysis of its sanitation service rates. Work included designing new rates for single family, multi-family…

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Vernon, California

Since 2000, we have assisted the City achieve its AB 939 diversion goals. Our work has consisted of monitoring the City’s reported tons, and preparing the…

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Tacoma, Washington

In 2013, we served as technical consultant to Raftelis Financial Consultants in support of a water/wastewater/solid waste utility rate study.

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South Gate, California

In 2004, we reviewed the revenue, expenses, and throughput for a transfer station located in the City. Assisted the City in negotiations to adjust the…

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