Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Regular Meetings

  • 6:30 - 8 p.m.
  • Quarterly (more often if necessary)
  • City of Everett Public Works Conference Room
    3200 Cedar Street
    Everett, WA

Opening Details

  • Number of Current Openings:
    • Five Openings, each representing the unincorporated area of one of the five county council districts
    • The five 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
  • Contact: JR Myers at 425-388-6489
  • Application Requirements: Background cover letter and completed nomination form (PDF)
  • 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 which 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