Thursday, 12 October 2000
Riley County Office Building
2nd Floor Conference Room
Members Present: Burke Bayer, Steve Galitzer, Dan
Harden, Benjamin Jones, Joe Kitterman, Roger Kvasnicka, Alan Ladd, Karen
McCulloh, Richard Nelson, Diane Stoddard, Monty Wedel, and John Woods
Members Absent: Gerald Baer, David Bollman,
Betty Book, William Eberle, Phyllis Epps, Jerry Ericson, Ernest Jordan, Edmund
Kriebs, Molly Lindquist, Bob Newsome, Dennis Peterson, Doug Schonberner, Judy
Willingham, Howard Wilson, Van Withee and Fran Zerby.
Others Present: Sara Krug
Staff Present: Julie Winter
Sign-in, Introductions and
Welcome New Members – The sign-up sheet was passed around and signed by
Approve the minutes of the
previous meeting – The minutes for the September 14, 2000 meeting were
approved as distributed.
Report on REUSE Marketing and Education Seminar - Julie
Winter reported to the committee that Steve Higgins, Planning &
Development, Greg Gibson, City of Manhattan, John Woods, Kansas State University and herself attended a one-day educational seminar on the 19th of
September. The seminar was held at the Surplus Exchange in Kansas City, Missouri. Beth Carreno, KDHE, was also in attendance. Winter presented the committee
with a brief overview of the day. For more detailed information on Surplus
Exchange you can visit their website at www.surplusexchange.org.
Revisit Solid Waste Planning Grant #9 – A copy of the original grant application is available
to members of the committee upon request.
Discuss upcoming Curbside Recycling Work Session with
the City of Manhattan – Diane Stoddard told the committee that the
Curbside Recycling Work Session with the City of Manhattan is scheduled for
February 13, 2001 at 5:00 p.m. in the City Commission Room at 1101 Poyntz Avenue. A report prepared by Judy Willingham formally requesting a task force
will be presented to the City Commission.
12 October 2000
Review Solid Waste Management Plan – The
Committee reviewed the revised chapters of the plan and made changes as
needed. Burke Bayer moved that revisions to the Solid Waste Management Plan be
made as discussed, except for Chapters 6 and 9 that need additional work. The
motion was seconded and carried unanimously. Monty Wedel will work with
William Eberle and Judy Willingham on Chapter 6 “Recycling” and Richard Nelson
will update Chapter 9 “Waste to Energy”. Wedel would like to have the SWM
Plan ready for approval by the next SWMC meeting.
Update on Waste Tire Amnesty Program – Monty Wedel told the committee that the Waste Tire Amnesty Program is scheduled to begin on the
6th of November 2000 and end on December 1, 2000. Up to 100 tires
per household will be accepted. Tires generated by businesses after July 1,
1990 are excluded from this program. Collection will be at the Riley County
Solid Waste Facility located at 1811 Henton Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday
New Business – Sara Krug, KSU Student,
introduced herself to the committee. Sarah and a fellow student Janet Cook
will be conducting a “Recycling Survey” at their apartment complex (Park Place
Apartments) for a research class. Ms. Krug will furnish the committee with a
copy of the survey results.
Set Date and time for next meeting – The next meeting of the SWMC will be November 30, 2000
at 7:00, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Riley County Office Building
Meeting was adjourned.