The Waste Management Commission is an 18 member advisory body to the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
The Board of Supervisors established the Waste Management Commission on July 13, 1982. Members of the Waste Management Commission are selected in the following ways:
Two public members appointed by each Supervisor to a two-year term. Appointee must reside in Orange County, and may not be a representative of the waste industry.
Five city council members, one from a city located in each of the five Orange County Supervisorial Districts, appointed by the City Selection Committee for the County of Orange, California (the City Selection Committee) to a three-year term.
The Chair of the City Selection Committee or any elected city official designee to a three-year term.
A City Manager appointed by the City Selection Committee to a three-year term.
The Director, OC Waste & Recycling, or his or her designee, shall be a non-voting member of the Commission.
The current members of the Waste Management Commission are:
City Selection Committee Appointee - 1st District
Joe J. Carchio
City Selection Committee Appointee - 2nd District
City Selection Committee Appointee - 3rd District
City Selection Committee Appointee - 4th District
Donald R. Froelich, Chair
City Selection Committee Appointee - 5th District
David J. Shawver
City Selection Committee Appointee - At Large
City Selection Committee Appointee - City Manager Representative
Thomas D. Koutroulis
Director, OC Waste & Recycling
The purpose of the Waste Management Commission is to advise the Orange County Board of Supervisors on matters relating to municipal solid waste and hazardous waste management, operation and maintenance of the County's landfills, and other facilities related to the County's solid waste disposal system.
The Waste Management Commission meets quarterly on the second Thursday of March, June, September, and December at 2:00 p.m.
Making Orange County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work, and play, today and for generations to come, by providing outstanding, cost-effective regional public services.
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