Solid Waste Advisory Committee

MEMBERS: 10 members currently

TERM: There are no term limits

MEETINGS INFORMATION

Regular meetings: Third Wednesday of the second month of the quarter at 5:30 PM, Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department; 725 Hancock Industrial Way

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Working as an advisory board to the Mayor and Commission with regards to compliance with FAA guidelines as well as seeking federal and state funding for maintenance and improvements; insuring the airport meets community needs, present and future.

Special Assignment:

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee has been tasked to develop a draft ordinance for presentation to the Mayor and Commission by the end of CY 2019 eliminating plastic bags and Styrofoam containers at points-of-purchase, including at least a 12 month phase-in timeline for community-wide education and distribution of alternative items. The committee should engage with retail and restaurant businesses to identify alternatives for their use of these products. They should also develop a timeline for elimination of these items at events on ACC public property.

MEMBERS

  • Abigail West
  • Jared Harper
  • Jenn Dunlop
  • Jere Bowden
  • Larry Dendy
  • Michael Brugger
  • Patrick Davenport, District 1 Commissioner
  • Logan Sullivan
  • Taylor Maddalene
  • Wally Smith