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File #: 2020-1025    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 4/8/2020 In control: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
On agenda: 4/22/2020 Final action: 4/22/2020
Title: ADDITION OF CONTRACTS TO THE BIOSOLIDS ACCOUNT POOL, EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Attachments: 1. Agenda Report
FROM: James D. Herberg, General Manager
Originator: Lan C. Wiborg, Director of Environmental Services

SUBJECT:

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ADDITION OF CONTRACTS TO THE BIOSOLIDS ACCOUNT POOL, EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 16, 2016
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GENERAL MANAGER'S RECOMMENDATION

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RECOMMENDATION:

Ratify the addition of Denali Water Solutions, Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority, Liberty Composting Inc., and Nursery Products, LLC. biosolids contracts to the Biosolids Account Pool, effective November 16, 2016.
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BACKGROUND

Biosolids are the solid product of municipal wastewater processing which have been treated so that they may be safely recycled to amend soil directly or create composted soil amendments, and other beneficial uses. Currently, Orange County Sanitation District (Sanitation District) produces approximately 550-600 tons of biosolids per day. The Sanitation District manages its biosolids by transporting approximately 40% to land application sites in Arizona and 60% to composting facilities.

In February 2013, the Biosolids Account Pool (BAP) was reestablished to allow staff to move funds from one contract to another to effectively manage the Sanitation District's biosolids during unanticipated circumstances such as truck/driver shortages, poor weather conditions, regulatory constraints, unacceptable contractor performance, or contractor facility limitations.

RELEVANT STANDARDS

* 24/7/365 treatment plant reliability
* Comply with environmental permit requirements
* Ocean Discharge Permit, NPDES CA0110604 Section VI.C.4.b Sludge (Biosolids) Requirements
* Resolution No. OCSD 13-03, Biosolids Recycling Policy
* Operate and maintain facilities to minimize impacts on surrounding communities, including odor, noise, and lighting
* Ensure the public's money is wisely spent

PROBLEM

While the BAP was reestablished in 2013, not all the current biosolids contracts are included in the BAP.

PROPOSED SOLUTION

Ratify the addition of Denali Water Solutions, Inla...

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