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Solid Waste Management Committee

The Solid Waste Management Committee is responsible for the preparation and oversight of a Solid Waste Management Plan. The Plan provides for the safe and environmentally sound management of solid waste within the county's boundaried and serves all solid waste generators within the county. The Solid Waste Management Committee meets bi-monthly to discuss solid waste issues and oversee the Plan.

Solid Waste Management Committee Members

Ms. Ruth Hopkins, Chairperson, Cities of the First Class
Mr. Dave Drovetta, Vice-Chairperson, Cities of the Second Class
Mr. Daniel Jones, Private Industry
Ms. Kate Collum, Cities of the Third Class
Mr. Mike Hey, Private Industry
Ms. Debbie Kring, Cities of the Second Class
Ms. Megan England, Cities of the Second Class
Ms. Anne Melia, Citizen Organization
Mr. Scott Martin, Private Industry
Mr. Paul Chaffee, Cities of the First Class
Mr. Raymond Manley, General Public
Ms. Lindsay James, Cities of the First Class
Mr. Kent Seyfried, Cities of the First Class
Mr. Don Siefert, Cities of the First Class
VACANT, Unincorportated Area


Meetings will be held according to the posted schedule, starting at 6:00 pm with a light dinner, followed by the formal meeting at 6:30 pm. unless otherwise noted.

2019 Meeting Schedule

  • January 9th (starts at 5:30pm)
  • March 6th (starts at 5:30pm)
  • May 8th (starts at 5:30pm)
  • July 10th
  • September 11th
  • November 13th

Summaries of Past Meetings

(Summaries of past meetings can be obtained by calling 913-715-6915)


(Past meeting agendas can be obtaind by calling 913-715-6915)

Upcoming Events

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Mon, 05/27/2019 - 8:00am

Mission Walk-in Clinics Closed

Mon, 05/27/2019 - 8:00am

JCDHE Closed on Memorial Day

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 8:00am

Olathe Walk-in Clinics Closed

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 8:00am

JCDHE Closed on Independence Day