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Solid Waste Advisory Commission

Commission meetings

The Commission meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Clark County Elections, 1408 Franklin St., Vancouver

See below for meeting agendas, minutes and audio files

The Clark County Solid Waste Advisory Commission (SWAC) is a nine-member Commission appointed by the Board of County Commissioners that represents a broad spectrum of the community.

SWAC advises the Board of County Commissioners on solid waste matters including:

  • Assisting in the development of programs and policies concerning solid waste handling and disposal and to review and comment upon proposed rules, policies or ordinances prior to their adoption
  • Assisting and participating in current solid waste planning and development of future solid waste management plans
  • Investigating new developments in solid waste management practices and recommending further investigation or adoption of those practices which will improve solid waste management within Clark County
  • Recommending to the Board of County Commissioners and the Clark County Health Department appropriate and necessary solutions to solid waste problems as may be presented by local citizens, private industry or other bodies or individuals
  • Advising the Clark County Health Department in that agency's evaluation of applications for permits for solid waste handling facilities and disposal sites
  • Advising the Board of County Commissioners or county staff in other specific solid waste matters such as design or siting of solid waste facilities as directed by the Board on a project by project basis
  • Maintaining communications with the citizens represented by each member to further public information and citizen input
  • Encouraging, supporting and promoting the reduction, recovery and reuse of resources contained within solid waste

- Members
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 Members

Name Representing Term expires
Lisa Schmidt, Chair Small Cities & Towns Sept 30, 2014
Don Ebbeson, Vice Chair Solid Waste Industry Sept 30, 2016
Brandon Vick Clark County Business Sept 30, 2015
Stephen Smythe North Clark County Sept 30, 2014
Richard Baker County-at-Large Sept 30, 2015
Bill Turlay City of Vancouver Sept 30, 2016
Jack McClary Southwest Clark County Sept 30, 2016
Rem Wilson Southeast Clark County Sept 30, 2015
Allan Jeska Public Interest Groups Sept 30, 2016

Meetings

All documents are PDF files unless otherwise noted.

2014

Date Agendas, minutes and related documents Audio files
Decmember Agenda Audio (MP3 ____ MB)
November Agenda Audio (MP3 ____ MB)
October Agenda Audio (MP3 176 MB)
September Minutes Audio (MP3 106.7 MB)
August No meeting -----
July No meeting -----
June Minutes Audio (MP3 11.8 MB)
May Minutes Audio (MP3 148.6 MB)
April Minutes Audio (MP3 164 MB)
March Minutes Audio (MP3 137 MB)
February No meeting due to inclement weather -----
January No meeting -----

2013

Date Audio files
December 5 Audio (MP3 118MB)
November 7 Audio (MP3 115MB)
October 3 Audio (MP3 159MB)
September 5 Audio (MP3 113MB)
August 1 Audio (MP3 130MB)
July No meeting
June 6 Audio (MP3 145MB)
May 2 No audio
April 4 No audio
March 7 No audio
February 7 No audio
January No meeting

Documents

Clark County Environmental Services - Recycling and Solid Waste
Peter DuBois, Acting Program Manager

Street Address: 1300 Franklin Street, 1st Floor, Vancouver, WA 98660
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810
Main phone: (360) 397-2121 | Fax: (360) 397-2062
Relay 711 or (800) 833-6384
E-mail: solidwaste@clark.wa.gov

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