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                                                               RILEY COUNTY

                                     SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE



Thursday, October 11, 2001                                            Courthouse Plaza East

7:00 P.M.                                                                               2nd Floor Conference Room


Members Present: William Clark, William Eberle, Steve Galitzer, Dan Harden, Roger Kvasnicka, Alan Ladd, Karen McCulloh, Monty Wedel, Judy Willingham, John Woods,  Fran Zerby


Others Present: 


Members Absent:  Gerald Baer, Burke Bayer, David Bollman, Betty Book, Phyllis Epps, Jerry Ericson, Joe Kitterman, Edmund Kriebs, Molly Lindquist, Richard Nelson, Bob Newsome, Dennis Peterson, Barb Sanner,  Chuck Williams, Howard Wilson, Robert Wilson, Van Withee


Staff Present: Julie Winter



, Introductions  The sign-in sheet was distributed.


Approve the minutes of the previous meeting  The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as presented.


Update on City’s Recycling Task Force  The task force is currently working on a recommendation that the City Commission move to implement a curbside recycling program in the City of Manhattan – (Draft of report attached with these minutes)


Update on Hassebroek Dump cleanup –   Dan Harden explained the clean-up process indicating that the project is now complete and that a final report will be submitted to the State of Kansas  for their approval.   A Site map and pictures of the clean-up process were passed around the table.  


Update on Solid Waste Fund Status – Dan Harden distributed financial reports to each committee member.  A short discussion followed.


Discuss Recycling DirectoryJulie Winter updated the committee on the status of the 2002 Recycling Directory.  A motion was made by William Eberle to continue with the publication and distribution of the Flint Hills Recycling Directory. Seconded by Judy Willingham.  Motion carried.


Karen McCulloh volunteered to assist Julie with the 2002 directory cover.  The committee decided to print 20,000 directories again this year with 14,000 of these inserted into a Sunday edition of the Manhattan Mercury.

SWMC Minutes

11 October 2001

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Discuss America Recycles Day –  America Recycles Day November 15, 2001.  The committee decided to have the City/County officials sign an America Recycles Proclamation and have it published in the KSU Collegian and the Manhattan Mercury.   John Woods offered the assistance of the Students for Environment (SEA) of Kansas State University to help prepare the proclamation and to attend the media conference on the 5th of November.  



Next Meeting – The next meeting will be December 13, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Conference Room of the Riley County Office Building.


Meeting adjourned.