Rural Counties’ Environmental Services Joint Powers Authority

Board of Directors’ & Technical Advisory Meeting



1215 K Street, Suite 1650 Conference Room

  Sacramento, CA 


Thursday, December 16, 2010    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.      Business Matters

Discussion and possible action related to the following:


A.     Approval of minutes from the meeting of October 21, 2010 – Vern Moss, ESJPA Chair  (pp 1-6)


B.     Review and approval of the 2010 Budget – Karl Dolk, RCRC Chief Financial Officer  (pp 7-9; 10 minutes)


C.     Review and approval of the 2010 Contract Services Agreement between ESJPA and RCRC – Mary Pitto, ESJPA Program Manager (pp 11-20; 5 minutes)


D.    Election of the 2010 ESJPA Chair and Vice Chair – Vern Moss, Chair


E.     Election of the 2010 TAG Chair and Vice Chair – Vern Moss, Chair


F.      Presentation of a Resolution of Appreciation – Jim McHargue, ESJPA TAG Chair        (5 minutes)


       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.      Presentation


Report from CalRecycle – Terry Brennan, Supervising IWM Specialist, Materials Management and Local Assistance Program, CalRecycle (10 minutes)

        VI.   Legislative Update – Paul Smith, Senior Legislative Advocate (30 minutes)

            Discussion and possible action related to the following:


A.     Impacts of Prop 26


B.     Leg 101


C.     Potential Returning and New Legislation


10:00 AM


     VII.    Institute of Local Government (ILG) Webinar:  Commercial Recycling Ordinances – Creating Effective Enforcement and Compliance Elements.


  VIII.      Solid Waste/Regulatory Update

Discussion and possible action related to the following:


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


B.     AB 32 and Landfill Gas Control Measure – Larry Sweetser, ESJPA Consultant              (pp 21-22; 5 minute)


C.     US EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program – Larry Sweetser (page 23; 5 minutes)


D.    CalRecycle Corrective Action Best Management Practices – Larry Sweetser (pp 25-61;   

                  5 minutes)


E.     SWRCB Waste Discharge Fee Proposal – Larry Sweetser  (pp 63-75; 5 minutes)


F.      ARB Diesel Retrofit Update – Mary Pitto (pp 77-79; 5 minutes)


G.    CA Product Stewardship Council Update – Kevin Hendricks, Product Stewardship Council (pp 81-95; 5 minutes)


H.    Grant Program Update – Larry Sweetser (page 97; 5 minutes)


I.       Highlights of November/December CalRecycle meetings – Larry Sweetser (5 minutes)


J.        Other Regulatory Issues of Interest or Concern

·         SWIG 11/15/10 Meeting Agenda (page 99)

·         CalRecycle notice of inflation increase in the closure/postclosure maintenance and/or corrective action cost estimates (pp 101-102)

·         CalRecycle carpet and paint stewardship web pages (pp 103-112)

·         CalRecycle MMLA management organization notice (pp 103-105)

·         DTSC December E-waste newsletter (pp 107-108)


12:00 PM  Holiday Luncheon


1:00 PM


        IX.      Presentation


CalRecycle Upcoming Biennial Review Process – Howard Levinson, Assistant  Director, Materials Management and Local Assistance Program, and Cara Morgan, Division Chief, Local Assistance and Market Development Division, CalRecycle


           X.      Agenda Suggestions, Member County Presentation Volunteer, Workshop Topics for Next ESJPA Board Meeting Scheduled March 24, 2010.


        XI.      Articles of Interest (pp 109-124)


     XII.      Adjournment




1:30 PM  Technical Advisory Group Breakout Session


This afternoon session will be conducted as an informal informational session.  You are invited to stay for this session.


Implementing AB 1343: The New Statewide Paint Stewardship Program Discussion This discussion is intended to gather preferred implementation options for rural jurisdictions to use in program development discussion with Paint Care.  (pp 125-166)




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.