NOTICE OF MEETING
RECYCLING AD HOC COMMITTEE
TUESDAY - MAY 25, 2021 - 1:00 P.M.
ZOOM VIRTUAL MEETING
CALL-IN NUMBER: 346-248-7799
MEETING ID:  871 0954 5478   PASSWORD: %B3ygb (computer) or 906613 (telephone)

AGENDA

1.

Declaration of a quorum and call meeting to order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Consider for Approval Minutes of the May 11, 2021 Meeting

4.

Public comments (limited to three minutes each)

5.

Presentation of the staff member from Federal International (15-20 minutes and questions)

Questions for staff member:
Brief description of their business and how it works
How is your plastic recycling sorted? 
What do the triangles mean?
How do the different triangles affect recycling?
What about plastic bags?  Are they recycled?  How can you recycle plastic bags mixed in with other plastic when most other recycling vendors can’t?
If have a mixed plastic recycling process why separate any type?  Why not have all together?
What is the contamination rate for material from Galveston?
Any additional questions from the conversation/presentation?


6.

Meeting in person, discussion on June 8, 2021 meeting

7.

Next steps/goals for committee discussion

8.

Request agenda items for future meetings

9.

Guidelines in city council resolution

• How to effectively create an environment where residents and visitors have citywide access to recycling 
• How does the City effectively market and advertise its recycling facility 
• What can the City do to make the facility more user friendly 
• Understanding the facility will operate 5-6 days a week during daylight hours, are some days and times better

10.

Adjournment

I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on May 21, 2021 at 4:30 P.M.
JW Signature02

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