NOTICE OF MEETING

RECYCLING AD HOC COMMITTEE

TUESDAY - JUNE 22, 2021 - 1:00 P.M.

CITY HALL - ROOM 100

823 ROSENBERG

GALVESTON, TX 77550

AGENDA

1.

Declaration of a quorum and call meeting to order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Public comments (limited to three minutes each)

4.

Outline for committee report; Based on goals set by city council in resolution to create the recycling committee

1.    How to effectively create an environment where residents and visitors have citywide access to recycling 

2.    How does the City effectively market and advertise its recycling facility? 

3.    What can the City do to make the facility more user friendly? 

4.    Understanding the facility will operate 5-6 days a week during daylight hours, are some days and times better

5.    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


5.

Included in report;

A.    Information from city staff member on:

1.    Update on city-wide plan for access to recycling

2.    Pop up program

3.    Tri-fold

4.    Additional videos/outreach planned


B.    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.

C.    Ensure city recycling staff reports to the city council 2 times per year on the status of the center; efficiency, market trends and best practices


D.    Additional items to cover in report;

1.    Issues and accomplishments

2.    Engage citizens

3.    Reduction of waste to transfer center

4.    Benchmarks

5.    Why are people not recycling

6.    Track put or pay

7.    A list of locations where information is available on city website

6.

Next steps/goals for committee discussion

7.

Request Agenda Items for Future Meetings

8.

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 17, 2021 at 3:15 P.M.

JW Signature02

In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within three (3) days prior to any proceeding, contact the City Secretary's Office, Suite 201, 823 Rosenberg, Galveston, Texas 77550, (409-797-3510).


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