NOTICE OF MEETING
RECYCLING AD HOC COMMITTEE
TUESDAY - JUNE 8, 2021 - 1:00 P.M.
CITY HALL - ROOM 204
823 ROSENBERG
GALVESTON, TX 77550 
409-797-3510

One or more members of the Recycling Ad Hoc Committee may attend the meeting by video-conference.  Members of the public may participate in the meeting in the following ways: (1) Attend the meeting in person at the above address; or (2) Attend the Zoom meeting - Meeting ID: 838 4476 1818 - Passcode: Vw$n7+

AGENDA

1.

Declaration of a quorum and call meeting to order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Consider for Approval Minutes of the April 13, 2021 and May 25, 2021 Meetings

4.

Public comments (limited to three minutes each)

5.

Presentation from city staff member on:

1. Update on city-wide plan for access to recycling
2. Pilot program
3. Tri-fold
4. Additional videos/outreach planned
(15-20 minutes and questions)

6.

Measurement tool (develop) to track how the center is functioning, efficiency, budget, less waste to landfill, final disposition, citizen input.

This tool would be used to draft report and explain the worth of the recycling center.
7.

Begin outline for committee final report (last meeting in August)

  • Issues and accomplishments
  • Engage citizens
  • Reduction of waste to transfer center
  • Benchmarks
  • Why are people not recycling
  • Track put or pay
  • Scott will share list of locations where information is available on city website
8.

Next steps/goals for committee discussion

9.

Request Agenda Items for Future Meetings

10.

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
  • The City Council desires to establish an ad hoc committee in order to consider the City' s role in an Island- Wide Recycling Program, to include market trends, best practices, and streamlining and efficiency
11.

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 June 4, 2021 at 11:00 A.M.
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