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File #: 210329    Version: 1 Name: Settlement of Lawsuit - Recology San Francisco, Sunset Scavenger Company, and Golden Gate Disposal and Recycling Company - San Francisco Refuse Ratepayers to Receive $94,520,000 in Restitution; City to Receive $7,000,000
Type: Ordinance Status: First Reading
Introduced: 4/6/2021 In control: Government Audit and Oversight Committee
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Ordinance authorizing settlement of the lawsuit filed by the City and County of San Francisco against Recology San Francisco, Sunset Scavenger Company, and Golden Gate Disposal and Recycling Company for payment of at least $94,520,000 in restitution and related interest as well as $7,000,000 in civil penalties; the lawsuit was filed on March 4, 2021, in San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-21-590091; entitled People of the State of California, acting by and through Dennis J. Herrera as City Attorney of San Francisco; and City and County of San Francisco v. Recology San Francisco, Sunset Scavenger Company, and Golden Gate Disposal and Recycling Company; the lawsuit involves Defendants’ violations of California’s Unfair Competition Law and San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code based on improper overcharging of San Francisco refuse Ratepayers and unlawful gifts and contributions made to city employees and officers or to third-parties at their request; other material terms of the settlement are that Defendants agree to be bound to a four-year injunction to be presented and entered by the court after the settlement agreement is approved.
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Comm Pkt 041521
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