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WASTE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
February 25, 1999 Riley County HHW Facility
Members Present: David Bollman, William Clark, William
Eberle, Steve Galitzer, David Horn, Joe Kitterman, Edmund Kriebs, Alan Ladd,
Bob Newsome, Dennis Peterson, Diane Stoddard, Karen Visser, Jean Waters, Monty Wedel, Judy Willingham, John Woods and Fran Zerby.
Burke Bayer, Betty Book,
Dianne Brummet, Phyllis Epps, Jerry Ericson, Dan Harden, Ernest Jordan, Roger
Kvasnicka, Reddi Lakshmi, Damian Schmidt, Howard Wilson and Van Withee.
Roll Call - The meeting was called to order at 7:00
by Chairman Steve Galitzer. An attendance sheet was distributed.
Approve the minutes of
the previous meeting – The
minutes of the previous meeting were approved as distributed.
Tour of Riley County HHW Facility and update on HHW program
– (NOTE: This item was moved to the end of the agenda) Dennis Peterson
presented the history of the HHW program in Riley County and relayed statistics
since the programs inception. He updated the group on the development of the
regional program and the various special projects that have occurred over the
years. The Committee then toured the new regional HHW Facility.
Update on KDHE solid waste implementation grant and KSU recycling
program - Gary John Woods reported on the $14,000 grant the County had
received to purchase recycling trailers that will serve the KSU recycling
program. They plan to pick up cans, plastic and newspapers from recycling
clusters located around the campus. They are also working on ways to improve
their cardboard and office paper recycling programs and are considering a grant
application in the next round to help with that.
Update on Earth Day
activities - Judy
Willingham explained that a community committee had been formed and was being
chaired by Nancy Denning. The committee is suggesting doing a variety of
activities such as:
Having a joint
proclamation signed to include Fort Riley, Ogden, Manhattan, Riley County,
Geary County/J.C., and possibly Riley and Leonardville;
Developing some postable
Recycling rewards day at
Competition for office
paper recycling through Clear Your Files Day;
Booth at the Zoo;
Display from KSU
everyone that we need volunteers to work at Howies on the 24th.
Karen Visser suggested the activities be expanded to include the north part of
the County. They will work on accomplishing this.
6. Set date and time for next
meeting/adjourn – The next meeting was scheduled for the 18th
of March at 7:00 at the Riley County Office Building.