City of Rolling Hills, California


City of Rolling Hills, California


Solid Waste Contract Negotiation Assistance


In 2010, we assisted the City in re-negotiating its exclusive franchise agreement with Allied Waste Industries, Inc. The City is unique in that it is exclusively residential with large lots. Its residents receive premium backyard service twice per week. Our work included estimating the company’s operating costs, gathering rate and service information from comparable communities, developing a negotiating strategy, drafting a new franchise agreement, and assisting City staff in negotiating a new agreement with Allied.

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Case Studies

Here are a few recent case studies showing how we have helped other local government agencies. How can we help you?

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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