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Information on the Potential Closure of Sun Street Transfer Station and City of Salinas Notice of Intent to Withdraw

On December 6, 2018 the City of Salinas issued a Notice of Intent to Withdraw from our agency, Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority aka Salinas Valley Recycles (SVR).  SVR is actively working with the city administration to resolve or reach consensus on this issue however the impacts of this action to the agency and community services and programs we provide are unknown at this time. In an effort to keep the community informed, below are links to various public documents regarding the notice.  We will provide updates as soon as they are available.

11/20/2018 City of Salinas Council Meeting Agenda Item No. 3 Staff Report and Presentation

11/20/2018 SVR Response Letter to the City of Salinas Council/Mayor Regarding the Intent of Withdraw

12/06/2018 City of Salinas’s Notice of Intent to Withdrawal and Resolution No. 21521

1/24/2019 – SVR Staff Presentation to the Board of Directors Agenda Item No. 14, Update on Salinas Notice of Intent to Withdraw & Long-Term Facility Needs Project Impactions

1/24/2019 – SVR Staff Presentation to the Board of Directors Agenda Item No. 15 on budget and estimated customer rate impacts of withdrawal notice

1/25/2019 SVR Letter to Salinas Requesting Financial Assurances for Withdrawal

2/08/2019 – SVR Letter to the City of Salinas Requesting Financial Assurances for Withdrawal – Amendment

3/07/2019 City of Salinas Response Letter to the Financial Assurances Request

03/07/2019 SVR Board President Presentation to the Board of Director Agenda Item No. 2, Salinas Notice of Intent to Withdraw from SVSWA

03/08/2019 –SVR General Manager/CAO email to City of Salinas City Manager transmitting the Board of Directors Compromise Offer


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