Rural Counties’ Environmental Services Joint Powers Authority

Board of Directors’ Meeting Agenda


801 12th Street   2nd Floor Conference Room  

Sacramento, CA  95814

(916) 447-4806


Thursday, May 17, 2007    9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.





 Only those items that indicate a specific time will be heard at the assigned time.  All other items may be taken out of sequence to accommodate the Board, the staff and the general public.  Indicated time allocations are for planning purposes only and actual times will vary from those indicated.


             I.      Call to Order, Self Introductions, and Determination of Quorum


          II.      Approval of minutes from the meeting of March 22, 2007 – Bob Pickard, Chair  

            (pp 1-10)


       III.      Public Comment


Any person may address the Board on any matter relevant to the Authority’s business, but not otherwise on the agenda. 


    IV.   Presentation Items


A.     California Integrated Waste Management Board Member Wesley Chesbro  (30 minutes)


B.     Report on E-Waste Net Cost Reporting – Jeff Hunts and/or Matt McCarron, Electronic Waste Recycling Branch, CIWMB (20 minutes)


C.     The New Solid Waste Permit Process (AB 1497)  Bobbi Garcia, Permitting and Enforcement Division, CIWMB (20 minutes)


D.    Farm and Ranch Cleanup and Abatement Grant Program – Carla Repucci, Solid Waste Cleanup Programs Section, CIWMB (10 minutes)


E.     Trinity County Solid Waste ManagementBarbara Rapinac, Solid Waste Technician   (20 minutes)


V.       Solid Waste/Regulatory Update


Discussion and possible action related to the following:


A.     Report from the CIWMB – Kyle Pogue, Supervising Integrated Waste Management Specialist, Office of Local Assistance, CIWMB (10 minutes)


B.     AB 32 – Global Warming Solution Act of 2006Staci Heaton, RCRC Regulatory Affairs Director (pp 11-13; 5 minutes)


C.     Product Stewardship Council Letter of Agreement and UpdateMary Pitto, Program Manager (pp 15-24; 10 minutes)


D.    Other Regulatory Issues of Interest or ConcernLarry Sweetser, ESJPA Consultant      (pp 25-29; 5 minutes)


   VI.    ESJPA Program Updates


Discussion and possible action related to the following:


A.     Adoption of Resolution Authorizing ESJPA Submittal of a Regional Grant Application for DOR’s FY 2007/08 Beverage Container Recycling Grant – Stacey Miner, Program Administrator (pp 31-32;  5 minutes)


B.     Adoption of Resolution Authorizing ESJPA submittal of an Application for USDA’s FY 2007/08 Technical Assistance Grant Program:  Solid Waste Management Grant– Stacey Miner (pp 33-34; 5 minutes)


C.     Grant Program UpdateStacey Miner (pp 35-36; 5 minutes)


 VII.     Legislative Update


Discussion and possible action related to the following:


Review of 2007-08 Solid Waste LegislationPaul Smith, RCRC Director of Legislative Affairs (pp 37-110; 20 minutes)


VIII.      Agenda Suggestions for Next ESJPA Board Meeting Scheduled August 16, 2007.


IX.        Member County Concerns / Comments


X.             Articles of Interest (pp 111- 168)


XI.          Adjournment


Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities.  By request, alternative agenda document formats are available to persons with disabilities.  To arrange an alternative agenda document format or to arrange aid or services to modify or accommodate persons with a disability to participate in a public meeting, please contact our offices at least 72 hours prior to the meeting by calling (916) 447-4806.


Agenda items will be taken as close as possible to the schedule indicated.  Any member of the general public may comment on an agenda item at the time of discussion.  In order to facilitate public comment, please let staff know if you would like to speak on a specific agenda item.


The final agenda for this meeting of the Board of Directors of the Rural Counties’ Environmental Services Joint Powers Authority will be duly posted at its offices: 801 12th Street, Suite 500, Sacramento, California at least 72 hours

prior to the meeting.


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