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File #: 12-1183    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Time Allocation
File created: 9/17/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/25/2012 Final action: 9/25/2012
Title: Presentation by Sheryl Baldwin of the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) presenting the Board with the Excellence in Environmental Health Award in recognition of outstanding achievement in Solid Waste Management by the Environmental Management Department. (Est. Time: 5 Min.)
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Presentation by Sheryl Baldwin of the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) presenting the Board with the Excellence in Environmental Health Award in recognition of outstanding achievement in Solid Waste Management by the Environmental Management Department. (Est. Time: 5 Min.)
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Background
The County of El Dorado was awarded the 2012 Excellence in Environmental Health Award for its achievements in Solid Waste Management at the 57th Annual California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) Conference on September 6, 2012.

Environmental Management Director, Gerri Silva, gave a presentation earlier in the week that outlined the journey that went into creating the El Dorado County Solid Waste Management Plan, and the long and short term objectives and overall vision for the future that resulted from the Plan’s adoption.

The El Dorado County Solid Waste Management Plan was a Countywide project that required years of innovation, coordination, and hard work to make the transition from goal to reality. The Award specifically noted the efforts of the Director and Deputy Director of Environmental Management, Gerri Silva and Greg Stanton, consultants NewPoint Group, Inc. and BAS, and the El Dorado Solid Waste Advisory and Solid Waste Management Plan Committees.
Criteria to be considered for the Excellence in Environmental Health Award include:
· Innovative and effective use of program methods and problem solving to enhance environmental health in the community.
· Improvements in productivity.
· Cost savings.
· Sustained improvements and excellence, as documented by specific outcomes and achievements, over the preceding three to five years.
· Successful involvement of people (managers, staff, industry, the public) in reaching the goals of the program.

The 2012 Nominees
· Contra Costa County - Outbreak Investigation Team Nomination for CCDEH Environmental Excellence Award
· El Dorado County - El Dorado County - S...

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