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Recology of the Coast Franchise Information

2021 Rate Information:

Adopted Recology of the Coast Rates effective Jan. 1, 2021 - Resolution 69-2020

Notice of Public Hearing November 22, 2021 Regarding Refuse Collection and Rate Schedule Current and Proposed- Includes new rates

Staff Reports

September 27, 2021 Recology of the Coast Rate Adjustment for 2022 Staff Report

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

 November 23, 2020 Recology of the Coast Rate Adjustment for 2021 Staff Report


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 (2018 to 2022) average operationally based modification is 4.64%, including this requested modification:



Modification Pct. Change


2019  2.75%
  2020   5.03%
2021  3.26% 
2022  5.51% 


The Notice of Public Hearing informs the public about the proposed rate increases, when the hearing was held, scheduled for Monday, November 22, 2021, 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 2020 and 2021

Audited Financial Statements 2019 and 2020

Audited Financial Statements 2018 and 2019

Audited Financial Statements 2017 and 2018

Audited Financial Statements 2016 and 2017