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File #: 2022-2060   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/7/2022
Title: Final Passage of Ordinance Amending Alameda Municipal Code Chapter Four to Comply with Assembly Bill 1276 Regarding Single Use Foodware Accessories and Standard Condiments. (Public Works 26141630 and 26241631)
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Final Passage of Ordinance Amending Alameda Municipal Code Chapter Four to Comply with Assembly Bill 1276 Regarding Single Use Foodware Accessories and Standard Condiments. (Public Works 26141630 and 26241631)

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The staff report for this ordinance was included when the ordinance was introduced and is available at the following link:
https://alameda.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=5643019&GUID=14A85520-2A2B-4805-AC60-6A64C6273931&Options=&Search=&FullText=1

CITY OF ALAMEDA ORDINANCE NO. ______
New Series
AMENDING ALAMEDA MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER IV REGARDING SINGLE-USE FOOD WARE ACCESSORIES AND STANDARD CONDIMENTS
WHEREAS, in 2021, Assembly Bill (AB) 1276 was signed into law to prohibit food facilities and third-party food delivery platforms from providing any single-use foodware accessory or standard condiment, as defined, unless requested by the customer; and
WHEREAS, AB 1276 requires jurisdictions, by June 1, 2022, to authorize an enforcement agency to enforce the law; and
WHEREAS, this Ordinance was considered at a regular, duly noticed meeting of the City Council on May 17, 2022, and all interested parties were provided an ample opportunity to participate in said hearing and express their views.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Alameda:
Section 1. Findings. In enacting this Section, the City Council finds as follows:
1. The amendments are consistent with the City of Alameda's Zero Waste Implementation Plan Update (2018), specifically Strategy One supporting a zero waste culture.
2. The amendments are exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA guidelines Section 15308, Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment.
Section 3. Chapter IV Section 4-5 is added to the Alameda Municipal Code as follows:
4-5 SINGLE-USE FOODWARE ACCESSORIES AND CONDIMENTS
4-5.1 - Purpose
The purpose of this Section is to comply with State law and help the City of Alameda achieve its zero wast...

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