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File #: 19-0156    Version: 1
Type: Work Session Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/10/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/16/2019 Final action:
Title: Work Session: Refuse Collection Options During Bear Season

ITEM TITLE: 

Work Session: Refuse Collection Options During Bear Season

 

SUBMITTED BY:  Bart Hinkle, Valdez Police Chief

 

FISCAL NOTES: 

Expenditure Required: N/A

Unencumbered Balance: N/A

Funding Source: N/A

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Valdez Bear Working Group recommendations will be presented at work session.

 

SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The Valdez Bear Working Group will present a spectrum of options pertaining to garbage collection in the Valdez.  The mission of the Valdez Bear Working Group is to develop a Bear Management Plan that strives to create and maintain a sustainable relationship with humans and bears.  Reducing, or eliminating, bears access to non-natural food sources (human-generated garbage) is a goal.  Implementing and enforcing bear-proof solid waste management throughout Valdez is a top priority.  The Valdez Bear Working Group will discuss the different garbage collection options discussed in order to take a step towards achieving that goal, as well as present a recommended option(s).

Material will be provided at the time of the Work Session, and electronic versions should also be available at that time.