Solid Waste Franchise Agreement

The City of Huntington Park has developed a widely transparent and open public bidding process for solid waste collection services. Following an intensive eight-month bidding process, the City contracted with United Pacific Waste (UPW) to provide solid waste collection services. Information related to the bidding process can be found below.

Contract with United Pacific Waste (UPW)
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Request for Proposal (RFP)

Original RFP

Proposals Received

Proposal cost summary

Addendum No. 1 (April 28, 2014)

Addendum No. 1
Attachment 4 (Rate, Supporting Cost, and Operating Data Proposal Forms) - Excel Files

Additional Information

Source Reduction and Recycling Element
SRRE - Household Hazardous Waste Element

RFP Timeline

November 4, 2013: City Council approves business points (agenda, minutes, report)
January 13, 2014: Public workshop with prospective haulers (agenda, minutes, presentation)
March 17: City Council authorizes RFP (agenda, report, presentation)
March 20: RFP published
April 8: Pre-proposal conference (10 a.m. in City Council Chambers)
April 10: Last day to submit written questions
May 22: Proposals due by 2 p.m. (proposals received)
July 19: Special City Council meeting to review proposals (agenda, presentation)
July 23: Special City Council meeting for company presentations
July 28: Special City Council meeting to interview finalists (presentation)
August 4: City Council to award Franchise Agreement
August 18: Contract executed
December 31: Current solid waste collection service contracts expire
January 1, 2015: Start new solid waste collection service

Submit a Comment

Click here to submit comments about the City's solid waste RFP process.


For more information about the solid waste RFP, please contact John A. Ornelas, interim city manager, at or (323) 584-6223.