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Minutes of an Adjourned Regular Meeting <br /> hair August 19, 1992 <br /> Town of Los Altos Hills <br /> City Council Meeting <br /> Wednesday, August 19, 1992 , 4:30 P.M. <br /> Council Chambers, 26379 Fremont Road <br /> 1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL <br /> Mayor Tryon called the Adjourned Regular Meeting of the City Council to <br /> order at 4:40 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Town Hall. <br /> Present: Mayor Tryon and Councilmembers Dauber, Hubbard, <br /> Johnson and Siegel <br /> Absent: None <br /> Staff: City Manager Les Jones, II, Director of Public Works Jeff <br /> Peterson and City Clerk Pat Dowd <br /> fit Press: None <br /> 2. ONGOING DISCUSSION OF SOLID WASTE ISSUES <br /> Jon Angin and Joe Renati, representatives of the Los Altos Garbage Company, <br /> were present to address issues of solid waste. Jon Angin, in his presentation <br /> to the Council, discussed the following: industry-wide changes to business <br /> methods; breakdown of operating expenses, current disposition of <br /> wastestream in tons; projected composition of wastestream in tons; what <br /> makes Los Altos Hills different; current status of operations in the Town; <br /> short-range plans for the future; projected financial statements; distribution <br /> of revenues collected; component breakdown of per ton disposal cost; and <br /> projected expenses for the residential yardwaste composting program. <br /> Mr. Angin reported on the following industry-wide changes to business <br /> methods: 1) Move toward "segmentation" of the wastestream requiring <br /> additional equipment and routes plus separation of many collected materials.; <br /> 2) Disposal accounting for nearly 40% of total operating costs and likely to <br /> grow still higher in future years.; 3) "Margin for error" has increased as a <br /> result of wastestream segmentation and greater number of routes with <br /> corresponding increase in customer service costs.; 4) Industry has become <br /> MiwAugust 19, 1992 <br /> Adjourned Regular Meeting <br /> 1 <br />