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Program Description

  Residential Collection

This program administers Countywide contracts with private collectors for collection of residential refuse and recyclables, and responds to the service needs of residents. Staff processes service requests from MC311 to ensure timely fulfillment by collection contractors. This program also provides for enforcement of the County's recycling regulations as they apply to single-family waste generators, and enforcement of relevant parts of Chapter 48 of the County Code.

Program Contacts

Contact Patty Bubar of the Division of Solid Waste Services at 240.777.7786 or Trevor Lobaugh of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2763 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Average number of recycling collections missed per week, not picked up within 24 hours62.520.315.010.07.0
Average number of refuse collections missed per week, not picked up within 24 hours17.411.911.010.010.0

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved3541297229.00
Increase Cost: Residential Recycling Collection Contract Increase2719050.00
Increase Cost: Increase in Refuse Collection Contract Costs1601680.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1829620.00
FY20 Approved3602800729.00