Rural Counties’ Environmental Services Joint Powers Authority

Board of Directors’ & Technical Advisory Meeting



801 12th Street   2nd Floor Conference Room, Sacramento, CA  95814

(916) 447-4806


Thursday, October 23, 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.






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


          II.      Approval of minutes from the meeting of August 21, 2008 Bob Pickard, Chair  

   (pp 1-9)


       III.      Member County Concerns / Comments


        IV.      Public Comment


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


           V.      Presentations


a.       Workshop on implementation of SB 1016, the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) Waste Diversion Reporting Program – Keir Furey, Supervisor, and Cara Morgan Division Chief, Local Assistance and Market Development Division, CIWMB (pp 11-33; 60 minutes)


b.      Plumas County Solid Waste Presentation – Robert Perrault, Jr., Director of Public Works (30 minutes)


        VI.      Solid Waste/Regulatory Update


Discussion and possible action related to the following:


a.       Report from the California Integrated Waste Management Board – Terry Brennan, Supervising IWM Specialist, Office of Local Assistance (10 minutes)


b.      AB 32 – Global Warming Solution Act of 2006 Update – Staci Heaton, Director of Regulatory Affairs, RCRC (5 minutes)


c.       AB 32 and Landfill Gas Control MeasureLarry Sweetser (pp 35-43; 10 minutes)


d.      Landfill Gas RegulationsLarry Sweetser (pp 45-49; 5 minutes)


e.       Report on The Climate Registry - Solid Waste Expert Panel Bill Mannel, Solid Waste Manager, Butte County (10 minutes)


f.        ARB Diesel Retrofit UpdateMary Pitto, Program Manager (pp 51-64; 5 minutes)


g.       CA Product Stewardship Council Update – Heidi Sanborn (pp 65-73; 20 minutes)


h.      hAB 2296 Post Closure Maintenance and Financial Assurances Regulations- Larry Sweetser (5 minutes)


i.        iDepartment of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) Universal Waste Regulation Update – Larry Sweetser (5 minutes)


j.        jGrant Program Update

 Mary Pitto (pp 75-86; 5 minutes)


k.      kHighlights of September/October Waste Board meetings – Larry Sweetser (5 minutes)


l.        lOther Regulatory Issues of Interest or Concern


     VII.   Legislative Update


Discussion and possible action related to the following:


2008 Solid Waste Legislation Review and 2009 PreviewPaul Smith, RCRC Director of Legislative Affairs and Mary Pitto (20 minutes)


  VIII.      Agenda Suggestions for Next ESJPA Board Meeting Scheduled December 14, 2008.


        IX.      Articles/Items of Interest (pp 87-105)


           X.      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, 6th Floor, Sacramento, California at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.

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