The purpose of the Solid Waste Agency is the mutual sharing of responsibilities to provide Solid Waste Management to Josephine County; oversee franchise agreements on behalf of all three jurisdictions, rate setting and rate changes, and the collection and allocation of the environmental program fee.
The agency is a 7-member board, three each from City of Grants Pass and Josephine County and one from the City of Cave Junction. Any allocation of the environmental program fee proceeds must be made when at least five board members are present.
The Budget Committee consists of 7 citizens and meets one time per year to approve the Solid Waste Agency fiscal Budget. The position is a two year commitment and usually meets the 3rd Tuesday in April for a 2-hr meeting.
The Solid Waste Agency Board members' terms are ongoing. The Budget Committee members are appointed by this Board and fill staggering terms.
You may obtain an application at the Public Works Department, 101 N.W. A Street, Room 205 or online at https://www.grantspassoregon.gov/FormCenter/Public-Works-4/Solid-Waste-Agency-Budget-Committee-Appl-44. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, February 23, 2018. Applicants will be notified in March 2018.