Rural Counties’ Environmental Services Joint Powers Authority
Board of Directors’
Technical Advisory Meeting
Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 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.
II. Public Comment
Any person may address the Board on any matter relevant to the Authority’s business, but not otherwise on the agenda.
A. Report from the CIWMB – Howard Levenson, Program Director, Sustainability Program, CIWMB (30 minutes)
B. Landfill Long-term Financial Assurances and Illegal Dumping Update – Bill Orr, Division Chief, Waste Compliance & Mitigation Program, CIWMB (30 minutes)
C. Draft Technologies and Management Practices for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Landfills – Stephanie Young, Waste Compliance & Mitigation Program, CIWMB (30 minutes)
IV. Business Matters
B. Approval and Presentation of Resolution #08-03 in Appreciation of Richard Dickson, Deputy Director of Solid Waste for the County of Colusa, upon his retirement and in recognition of his service and commitment to the ESJPA – Bob Pickard (page 15; 10 minutes)
C. Approval of Resolution #08-02 Authorizing the Continuous Submittal of Grant Proposals on behalf of the Members for the Purposes Set Forth in the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement – Stacey Miner (page 17; 5 minutes)
of Resolution #08-01 Authorizing the Submittal of the 2007/2008 Local
Government Waste Tire Amnesty Event Regional Grant Proposal –
Executive Committee Formation –
V. Legislative Update
2007-08 Solid Waste
– Paul Smith, RCRC Director of Legislative Affairs and Mary Pitto, Program
Manager (pp 21-109; 30 minutes)
VI. ESJPA Program Updates
Grant Program Update –
A. CIWMB Local Assistance Staff One-on-One Meetings with Members (1 hour)
B. AB 32 – Global Warming Solution Act of 2006 Update – Staci Heaton, Director of Regulatory Affairs, RCRC (5 minutes)
D. AB 2296 Financial Assurances Post Closure Maintenance Workshop - Larry Sweetser (pp 141-162; 5 minutes)
AB 1109 Lighting Task Force
SB 1305 Sharps Management
Stakeholders Meeting Update –
G. Product Stewardship Council Update – Leslie Daniels ( 5 minutes)
H. Electronic and Universal Waste Update – Larry Sweeter (5 minutes)
ARB Diesel Retrofit Update –
Highlights of January/February/March Waste Board meetings
Other Regulatory Issues of Interest or Concern –
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, 6th Floor, Sacramento, California at least 72 hours
prior to the meeting.