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File #: PO-2020-03    Version: Name: Plastics Ban on any City Property
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/21/2019 In control: Regular City Commission Meeting
On agenda: 10/21/2020 Final action: 10/21/2020
Title: An Ordinance Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Creating Sections 97.08 To 97.12 Of The Code Of Ordinances; Prohibiting The Use Of Polystyrene, Non-Biodegradable Disposable Or Single-Use Plastic Food Service Products By City Vendors; Prohibiting The Use Of Polystyrene, Non-Biodegradable Disposable Or Single-Use Plastic Food Service Products On City Property; Banning The Intentional Release Of Balloons.
Attachments: 1. ordplasticsban2dreadingclean

Title

An Ordinance Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Creating Sections 97.08 To 97.12 Of The Code Of Ordinances; Prohibiting The Use Of Polystyrene, Non-Biodegradable Disposable Or Single-Use Plastic Food Service Products By City Vendors; Prohibiting The Use Of Polystyrene, Non-Biodegradable Disposable Or Single-Use Plastic Food Service Products On City Property; Banning The Intentional Release Of Balloons.

 

Strategic Plan Focus

Resilience & Sustainability

 

 

Body

 

Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Ordinance.

 

 

Explanation:

The following changes were made to the ordinance between the first and second reading based on Commission comments and Staff recommendations:

                     Title - changed “public property” to “City property;” changed 97.11 to 97.12 to account for new 97.11 Exemptions

                     Definitions - added definitions for City facility and City property; shortened the definition for single-use plastics by removing some of the example packaging items

                     97.08 (B), 97.09 (B) - changed the start of the enforcement period

                     97.09 - removed “rights-of-way”

                     97.09 (A) - changed “rights-of-way” to “City property”

                     97.09 (C) - removed “rights-of-way”

                     97.11 - added exemptions to account for states of emergency and emergency response

                     97.11 - changed to 97.12 to account for 97.11 Exemptions

                     Section 4 - added the effective date

 

 

Fiscal Impact:

Approval of this ordinance will not fiscally impact the City as this is a proposal to revise the Code pertaining to offensive littering and sets forth policies related to vendor contracts, extension and renewal of those contracts, special events, and City property.

 

 

Recommended for inclusion on the agenda by:

Elaine Franklin, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator

Leslie A. Del Monte, Planning Manager

Shiv Newaldass, Director, Development Services

Gus Zambrano, Assistant City Manager/Sustainable Development