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Thursday, March 8, 2001 Riley County Office Building
7:00 P.M. 2nd
Floor Conference Room
Members Present: Betty Book, William Clark, William
Eberle, Steve Galitzer, Dan Harden, Joe Kitterman, Roger Kvasnicka, Monty
Wedel, Chuck Williams, John Woods and Fran Zerby
Others Present: Michael Timi and Andrew Secman
Members Absent: Gerald Baer, Burke Bayer, David
Bollman, Phyllis Epps, Jerry Ericson, Ernest Jordan, Edmund Kriebs, Alan Ladd,
Molly Lindquist, Karen McCulloh, Richard Nelson, Bob Newsome, Dennis Peterson,
Barb Sanner, Judy Willingham, Howard Wilson and Van Withee
Staff Present: Julie Winter
Guests were introduced. Chuck Williams was welcomed as a new member to the
SWMC. Mr. Williams will represent the City of Manhattan as city staff. The
sign-in sheet was distributed.
Approve the minutes of the
previous meeting The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as
Earth Day Concert -
Michael “Kaedden” Timi, Mooncraft Productions, presented some ideas on
organizing an “Earth Day Concert”. After a brief discussion the SWMC members
present suggested that Mr. Timi contact the Students for Environmental (SEA), a
non-profit K-State student organization and work with them on organizing a
concert. John Woods will arrange a meeting between Mooncraft Productions and
Discuss Earth Day
Activities - Dan Harden volunteered his staff to organize the 2001
Earth Day activities.
Discuss “Clean Your Files
Week” - Julie Winter reported that “Clean Your Files Week” is
scheduled for April 16 – 21, 2001. The City of Manhattan is organizing this
event and will distribute flyers next week. Riley County won this event last
year and will again challenge the City of Manhattan in the Large Business
category. John Woods would like to see K-State participate this year.
Discuss Expo 2001 - Julie
Winter reported that there will be a “Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste”
booth in Bramlage this year. The Expo will be held on April 6-8. Julie will
send out a schedule next week asking for volunteers to help with the booth.
Discuss “Kansas Clean Sweep
Mercury Collection” program - Monty explained the program and informed
the SWMC that our local HHW program is participating. The collection dates are
February 15, 2001 through April 15, 2001.
Update on Solid Waste
Management Plan - Monty Wedel stated the revised SWMP was presented to
the Board of County Commissioners on February 8, 2001 and approved for
submittal to KDHE.
Next meeting - The next meeting will be May
10, 2001 7:00 in the Second Floor Conference Room of the Riley County Office