Solid Waste Disposal Committee (Landfill)

Regular Meetings

  • 3:00 PM
  • Every six weeks
  • City Hall, RM 404

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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About Us

Landfill Number 1 was opened in 1975 and, after a successful 23-year life cycle, was closed in April 1998. Landfill Number 2 opened that same day and as of April 2007, has a life expectancy of 23 more years. (This determination is based on air capacity calculations from annual flyovers and permit requirements enforced by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.) Three members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council, each appointment is for a two-year term. Three members of the Committee shall be appointed by the County Board Chairman, with the approval of the County Board, with at least one appointment being a citizen not serving on the County Board. Each appointment is for a two-year term. One member of the Committee to be appointed jointly by the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council, and by the County Board Chairman, with the approval of the County Board, which member shall serve as Committee Chairman. This appointment is for a two-year term. In addition, City and County staff and respective Corporation Counsels are also involved.

  1. Stephen Morris

    Chairman/Joint Appointment

  1. Rick Fox

    County Board Appointment

  1. Lester Bergsten

    County Board Appointment

  1. Sharon Williams

    County Board Appointment

  1. Stephen Van Winkle

    Citizen not serving on City Council

  1. Zachary Oyler

    Council Liaison

  1. Timothy Riggenbach

    City Council

  1. Larry Evans

    Non-Voting Member

  1. Samantha Riley

    Staff Liaison

  1. Nick McMillion

    Public Works Communications Specialist

  1. Josh Gabehart

    Contract Consultant