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December 27, 1999 | Alex Katz, (949) 574-4206
A company hired to improve local parks lost its contract with the city after falling months behind its original schedule. City officials produced a long list of complaints about Irvine-based Emsico Inc. at Tuesday's City Council meeting. The problems date back to June, when the city hired the company to make nearly $780,000 worth of improvements to 16 of Lake Forest's 17 parks.
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July 26, 2000 | Marie Padilla, (949) 574-4203
The City Council has unanimously agreed to award a $183,000 contract to Steiny & Co. of Corona to coordinate traffic signals in the city. During the discussion, Councilwoman Helen Wilson voiced concerns over discrepancies in the bids among the six contractors and questioned whether the firm's work would meet the city's needs. For one part of the job, for example, Steiny & Co. expected to spend $38,000 less than a competitor.
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July 11, 1996 | FRANK MESSINA
The city staff will issue a report today recommending one of the companies that are bidding for the city's trash pickup contract, to be awarded Tuesday. Though the staff's endorsement is not binding on the City Council, which will make the decision, "if everything we wanted is in there, I don't know why we wouldn't follow their recommendation," Councilwoman Ann Van Haun said.
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July 19, 1996 | FRANK MESSINA
The company that has picked up the city's trash for two decades will keep the job for at least another seven years. The City Council this week chose Waste Management of Orange County over several other bidders for the contract and agreed to pay the Santa Ana company $22.8 million over seven years. Under the agreement, residential garbage rates will be about $11 a month, down from $14. Businesses and other commercial accounts will see their bills drop about 20%.
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August 27, 1991 | LEN HALL and FRANK MESSINA
Citing rising county fees, six South County communities are rethinking their contracts with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for police protection. The fast-growing cities of Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano and the soon-to-be-incorporated communities of Laguna Hills and Lake Forest have banded together to hire a consultant to analyze the costs of law enforcement alternatives.
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July 19, 1996 | FRANK MESSINA
The company that has picked up the city's trash for two decades will keep the job for at least another seven years. The City Council this week chose Waste Management of Orange County over several other bidders for the contract and agreed to pay the Santa Ana company $22.8 million over seven years. Under the agreement, residential garbage rates will be about $11 a month, down from $14. Businesses and other commercial accounts will see their bills drop about 20%.
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December 8, 1992 | FRANK MESSINA
The City Council last week rejected the lowest bid for the parks landscape maintenance contract and instead approved a $359,000 offer from an Irwindale firm. The low offer of $224,117 from Creative Landscaping Inc. of Anaheim was declined because the bid carried errors in computation, city public works officials said. After being assured by City Atty.
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April 25, 1994 | FRANK MESSINA
Negotiations over the remaining two years of the city's waste-hauling contract were shut down by the City Council last week. Instead of signing a new, seven-year agreement with the current vendor, Waste Management of Orange County, the city will seek bids for the trash franchise. The council agreed 5 to 0 on the issue. "We are not likely to do worse in a competitive-bid situation," said Councilwoman Ann Van Haun.
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July 11, 1996 | FRANK MESSINA
The city staff will issue a report today recommending one of the companies that are bidding for the city's trash pickup contract, to be awarded Tuesday. Though the staff's endorsement is not binding on the City Council, which will make the decision, "if everything we wanted is in there, I don't know why we wouldn't follow their recommendation," Councilwoman Ann Van Haun said.
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February 16, 1996 | FRANK MESSINA
Even if a new trash hauler comes to town, the City Council made sure this week that residents will see little change in how their garbage is picked up. Instead of opting for the technologically advanced automated collection system adopted recently by two neighboring cities, the council, in an informal polling, decided Tuesday to stay with Lake Forest's manual pickup.
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January 20, 1996 | FRANK MESSINA
A proposal to extend the city's trash franchise for as long as six months won approval this week from the City Council. The amended agreement with Waste Management of Orange County Inc. will be on a month-to-month basis. The existing contract expires June 30. Council members agreed to the extension to give the city more time to seek bids for the multimillion dollar residential waste disposal contract.
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April 25, 1994 | FRANK MESSINA
Negotiations over the remaining two years of the city's waste-hauling contract were shut down by the City Council last week. Instead of signing a new, seven-year agreement with the current vendor, Waste Management of Orange County, the city will seek bids for the trash franchise. The council agreed 5 to 0 on the issue. "We are not likely to do worse in a competitive-bid situation," said Councilwoman Ann Van Haun.
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