Solid Waste Advisory Committee

2021 - 2022 Meetings

Date/Time Topics Documents
December 9, 2022
9 - 11 AM

Pending Council Actions
  a.  Potential Code Changes
  b.  Service Fee Schedule Updates
  c.  Waste Acceptance Policy Updates
Update on Rail Container Issues
Meeting Recording

November 15, 2022
3 - 5 PM
Snohomish County Updates
Presentation: Zero Waste Washington
    Zero Waste-Related Legislation
Lightning Presentations - Select Topics
Meeting Recording

August 16, 2022
3 - 5 PM
Snohomish County Updates
Lightning Presentations - Select Topics
Member Status Review
Meeting Recording

May 24, 2022
3 - 5 PM
Presentation: RSA WM and the County
Snohomish County Updates
Comprehensive Plan Updates
Meeting Recording

March 15, 2022
3 - 5 PM
New Member Welcome
Snohomish County Updates
Presentation: Ecology Legislation Updates
Comprehensive Plan Updates
Meeting Recording

December 13, 2021
3 - 5 PM
Comprehensive Plan Ecology Edits Review Meeting Recording

November 16, 2021
3 - 5 PM
Snohomish County Updates
Comprehensive Plan Updates - Ecology Review
Comprehensive Plan Next Steps
Meeting Recording

August 4, 2021
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Public Meeting Review Meeting Recording
May 25, 2021
3 - 5 PM
Snohomish County Updates
Comprehensive Plan Review: Volume 1
Comprehensive Plan Review: Appendices and Tech Memo's
Meeting Recording

April 27, 2021
3 - 5 PM
Snohomish County Updates
Comprehensive Plan Review: Climate Change
Comprehensive Plan Review: Administration and Regulation
Comprehensive Plan Review: Outreach Education
Comprehensive Plan Review: MRW Plan
Meeting Recording
March 3, 2021
3 - 5 PM
Snohomish County Updates
Comprehensive Plan Review: Energy from Waste
Comprehensive Plan Review: Waste Prevention
Comprehensive Plan Review: Organics
Comprehensive Plan Review: Recycling
Comprehensive Plan Review: CROP Plan
Meeting Recording

February 23, 2021
3 - 5 PM
Snohomish County Updates
Comprehensive Plan: Waste Collection
Comprehensive Plan: Transfer
Comprehensive Plan: Disposal
Comprehensive Plan: Energy from Waste
Meeting Recording
January 26, 2021
3 - 5 PM
Snohomish County Updates
Comprehensive Plan Review: Waste Quantities
Comprehensive Plan Review: Glossary

Regular Meetings

  • Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Planning Hybrid meeting model for 2023. Virtual meeting options will be available.
  • 2023 Meeting dates to be determined.
  • Contact: Jo-Anne Antoun at (425) 388-6489 or email at
  • Online Microsoft Team meetings. Contact me at least one week prior to scheduled meetings to request a meeting login
  • Public comments can be submitted to the contact email above, no later than one week prior to the meeting -- Place 'SWAC Meeting Comments' in the subject line

Opening Details

  • The number of Current Openings:
    • Five Openings, each representing the unincorporated area of one of the five county council districts
    • Twelve Openings, representing the following cities (Monroe, Darrington, Gold Bar, Index, Lake Stevens, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo, Snohomish, Stanwood, Sultan, Woodway)
    • The members shall be recommended by the executive and appointed by the county council
    • The executive shall recommend candidates representing a spectrum of citizens, public interest groups and businesses
  • Opening Date: Open Continuous
  • Type of Board: Regular
  • Application Requirements: Resume, Snohomish County Boards and Commissions Form, Solid Waste form. 
  • Where to Apply:
    • County Executive Office
      3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 407
      Everett, WA 98201
      Fax: 425-388-3434

General Description of Board Duties

Snohomish County Code Chapter 7.34. The Snohomish County Solid Waste Advisory Committee is established, to be comprised of a county-wide group of representatives of municipalities, citizens, and industry, to assist in the development of programs and policies concerning solid waste handling and disposal and to review and comment upon proposed rules, policies, or ordinances prior to their adoption.

The committee shall:

  • Coordinate the exchange of information on solid waste and resource recovery issues between Snohomish County and the municipalities, citizens, and industries of Snohomish County.
  • Provide policy recommendations to Snohomish county on solid waste and resource recovery issues that reflect both the needs and most appropriate use of resources of the citizens of Snohomish County that meet the requirements of safe, cost-effective, and environmentally acceptable solid waste disposal and recovery.
  • Review and provide comments on plans prepared by the Solid Waste Division of the Snohomish County Department of Public Works for implementing features of the solid waste management program, including disposal and recovery operations.

Qualifications & Restrictions

  • Candidates shall be residents of Snohomish County or firms licensed to do business in Snohomish County.
  • Length of Term: Two years

Meeting Recordings - Current recordings see table above

Click on the link below to access archived SWAC meeting recordings by date

SWAC Meeting Recordings