Walla Walla County Solid Waste Management Plan
All counties and cities in Washington are required under Washington State law (RCW 70.95) to have a solid waste management plan that outlines how waste management needs are going to be met over a 20 year planning horizon. The plan takes into consideration such factors as population growth and types of industries producing waste that requires management.
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) is comprised of 11 members representing local governments, stakeholder industries and groups, and citizens of Walla Walla County. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to three-year terms. RCW 70.95 also requires each county to establish a SWAC.
The SWAC's purpose is to evaluate the waste management needs of the entire county and work with staff to develop and update the Solid Waste Management Plan.
- Kevin Tureman: representing Walla Walla County
- Paul Hartwig: representing City of College Place, Chair
- Steve Moss: representing City of Walla Walla
- Randy Hinchliffe: representing City of Waitsburg
- Chuck Kimzey: representing City of Prescott
- Darrick Dietrich: representing Waste/Recycling Industry, Vice Chair
- Vacant: representing Agricultural Industry
- Vacant: representing Business & Industry
- Sandy Shelin: representing Environmental Interest Groups
- RL McFarland: representing WW County Residents
- Vacant: representing City of WW Residents
Meetings are open to the public and a portion of each Agenda allows time for public comments.
Next meeting is scheduled for August 1, 2019 at 4:45 p.m.. Meeting location is City of Walla Walla City Hall, 15 N. Third Ave., top floor.