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Recology of the Coast Franchise Information

Proposed 2021 Rate Increase Information:

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Refuse Collection and Rate Schedule Current and Proposed - Includes new rates

September 14, 2020 Council Staff Report- Recology of the Coast Rate Adjustment for 2021


Why are Recology's Rates Increasing?

This rate increase is requested because of increases in Recology’s operational costs, namely costs for salaries, wages, transportation and fuel.  Recology’s five-year (2017 to 2021) average operationally based modification is 3.54%, including this requested modification:



Modification Pct. Change




2019  2.75%
2020   5.03%
2021  3.26% 


The Notice of Public Hearing informs the public about the proposed rate increases, when the hearing was held, scheduled for Monday, November 23, 2020, and the process for protesting the increase.

Are the Rates listed in the Notice of Public Hearing Monthly or Bimonthly?

The rates listed in the Notice are monthly rates. 

Do any of Recology's employees live in Pacifica?

Yes, about 80% of Recology of the Coast employees live in Pacifica.

Recology of the Coast Franchise Agreement and Audits

Franchise Agreement 2013 (21Mb, large file may take awhile to download)

October 24, 2016 Council Staff Report - Recology of the Coast Five Year Extension Request

Audited Financial Statements 2018 and 2019

Audited Financial Statements 2017 and 2018

Audited Financial Statements 2016 and 2017