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
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
Sign-in, Introductions The
sign-in sheet was distributed.
Approve the minutes of the
previous meeting The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as
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 Directory
– Julie 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.
11 October 2001
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.