Boards and Commissions Detail

Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Purpose:

To protect the health, safety and welfare of the people of the county, the Board has determined the necessity of providing a coordinated countywide program for the safe, economical and efficient collection, storage, transportation and disposal of wastes and solid wastes, and to ensure adequate standards of service for said collection, storage, transportation and disposal of wastes and solid wastes.  To assist the Board in achieving these objectives, the Board has appointed this advisory committee to make recommendations on solid waste and recycling policy and programs that serve the County.

Membership:

Ten members including: six members representing the public, three members representing the solid waste industry, and one representative of the County's Department Health and Human Services (a non-voting committee member).

Meets:

Second Thursday of every month, 10:00 am-noon

Term:

5 years

Time Commitment:

2-3 hours per month

Contact:

Theresa Koppang, Solid Waste Manager

Phone:

503-846-3663

Email:

theresa_koppang@co.washington.or.us

Web site:

Solid Waste Advisory Committee Website

Has opening: No