[R.O. 1996 § 120.340; Ord. No. 3075 § 1, 9-8-1998]
In accordance with the Missouri Solid Waste Management Law (Sections 260.200 to 260.254, RSMo.), the City of Blue Springs has adopted the Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan which was approved by the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Solid Waste Management District, June 19, 1994. The adoption of the plan requires the City of Blue Springs to be responsible for solid waste management within our City boundaries. There is hereby established a citizen advisory committee to be known as the "Solid Waste Management Commission."
[R.O. 1996 § 120.350; Ord. No. 3075 § 1, 9-8-1998; Ord. No. 4813, 4-15-2019]
The Solid Waste Management Commission shall consist of five (5) citizens who shall reside in the City who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent and approval of a majority of the City Council. They shall form educational groups and host such topics as: source retardation for both residential and commercial uses, household hazardous waste, composting, buy-recycled program for commercial uses and waste reduction for conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQG).
[R.O. 1996 § 120.360; Ord. No. 3075 § 1, 9-8-1998; Ord. No. 4813, 4-15-2019]
The Solid Waste Management Commission shall meet on an as-needed basis. The Chairperson shall decide the meeting date and time. The Mayor may also call for a meeting of the Commission and set the time and date thereof.
[R.O. 1996 § 120.370; Ord. No. 3075 § 1, 9-8-1998]
The Solid Waste Management Commission shall act as an advisory committee, and shall continue to keep informed of State and Federal regulation changes and make recommendations to the City Council of changes needed to keep the City in compliance with State and Federal requirements relating to solid waste management. It shall continue reviewing the solid waste activities in Blue Springs and keep informed of changes in solid waste technologies and solid waste requirements. It shall make all recommendations to the Council regarding issues concerning solid waste management as they relate to the City so as to promote the health, comfort, and general welfare of the City and to preserve and protect property values throughout the City, and it shall assist the Council in implementing the City's Solid Waste Management Plan.
[R.O. 1996 § 120.390; Ord. No. 3075 § 1, 9-8-1998]
The members of the Solid Waste Management Commission shall receive no compensation for the performance of their duties.
Editor's Note: Original Sections 120.380, Removal from Commission, derived from R.O. 1996 § 120.380, as amended, which immediately preceded this section, and Section 120.400, Term of Offices – Vacancy, derived from R.O. 1996 § 120.400, as amended, which immediately followed this section were repealed 4-15-2019 by Ord. No. 4813. Ordinance No. 4813 also renumbered Section 120.390 as Section 120.380.