Rural Counties’ Environmental Services Joint Powers Authority
Board of Directors’ & Technical Advisory Meeting
1215 K Street, Suite 1650 Conference Room
Thursday, October 15, 2009 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.
Approval of minutes from the meeting of May 21 and August 20, 2009– Vern Moss, Chair (pp 1-13)
IV. Public Comment
Any person may address the Board on any matter relevant to the Authority’s business, but not otherwise on the agenda.
A. Natural Resources Agency Presentation on the Future of Solid Waste Management and CA Beverage Container Redemption Value Programs – Jason Marshall, Assistant Director, Beverage Container Recycling Program, Department of Conservation and Mark Leary, Executive Director, California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) (30 minutes; pp 15-27)
B. CIWMB Recycling and Waste Management Infrastructure Project – Chris Schmidle, Sustainability Program Staff, CIWMB and Ed Boisson of RW Beck (30 minutes)
C. AB 32 CIWMB Commercial Recycling Requirement – Tracey Harper, Sustainability Program Staff, CIWMB and Bob Hilton, President of HF&H Consultants (30 minutes; pp 29-38)
D. Permitting Portable Grinding Equipment – Ray Kapahi, Principal, Air Permitting Specialists (30 minutes)
E. Report from the California Integrated Waste Management Board – Terry Brennan, Supervising IWM Specialist, Local Assistance and Market Development Division, CIWMB (10 minutes)
F. Madera County Solid Waste Presentation – Keith Quinlan, Solid Waste Manager (20 minutes)
VI. Legislative Update (This item may be heard at any time during the meeting depending upon the availability of staff)
2009/10 Solid Waste Legislation Preview – Paul Smith, RCRC Director of Legislative Affairs (20 minutes)
A. Complete Text of Selected Bills (pp 39-178)
B. Summary Listing of All Solid Waste Related Bills (pp 179-200)
C. RCRC Position Letters (pp 201-206)
A. AB 32 – Global Warming Solution Act of 2006 Update – Staci Heaton, Regulatory Affairs Advocate (5 minutes; pp 207-211)
B. AB 32 and Landfill Gas Control Measure – Larry Sweetser, ESJPA Consultant (5 minute)
C. CIWMB Disposal Site Gas Monitoring and Control Compliance – Larry Sweetser (5 minutes; pp 213-215)
D. CIWMB Long-Term Postclosure Maintenance and Corrective Action Cost Estimates and Financial Assurances Demonstrations for Landfills - Larry Sweetser (5 minutes; pp 217-218)
E. Federal EPA Green House Gas Emissions Proposed Regulations – Larry Sweetser (5 minutes; pp 219-224)
F. Special Waste Issues – Larry Sweetser (5 minutes; pp 225-256)
G. ARB Diesel Retrofit Update – Mary Pitto, Program Manager (5 minutes; pp 257-263)
H. CA Product Stewardship Council Update – Kevin Hendrick, Director, Del Norte Solid Waste Management Agency (5 minutes)
I. Grant Program Update – Kim Garrett, Program Assistant (5 minutes; pp 265-268)
J. Highlights of September/October Waste Board meetings – Larry Sweetser (5 minutes)
K. Other Regulatory Issues of Interest or Concern (pp 269-275)
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: 1215 K Street, 16th Floor, Sacramento, California at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.
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