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File #: 15-1147    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/23/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/10/2015 Final action: 11/10/2015
Title: Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve the El Dorado County Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan 2015 Five-Year Review Report (Report); and 2) Authorize the Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division Director to sign and forward the Report to the California State Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery. FUNDING: Garbage Franchise Fees. (No Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - CIWMP Report 11-10-15, 2. B - EDSWAC Letter 11-10-15
Related files: 20-1458
Title
Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve the El Dorado County Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan 2015 Five-Year Review Report (Report); and
2) Authorize the Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division Director to sign and forward the Report to the California State Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery.

FUNDING: Garbage Franchise Fees. (No Federal Funds)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Staff recommends the Board of Supervisors (Board) approve the Report and authorize the Division Director to sign and forward the Report (Attachment A) to CalRecycle.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
CIWMP vs SWMP
Please note: The CIWMP Report is a regulatory requirement that is separate and distinct from the County’s Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP) that was approved by the Board in January, 2012. The SWMP contains an Action Plan that detailed priority strategies that the Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division (EMD) is currently in the process of implementing. The Action Plan strategies are designed to assist the County in achieving its goal of seventy-five percent (75%) diversion by the year 2020. While the El Dorado Solid Waste Advisory Committee (EDSWAC) agrees that the CIWMP does not require a revision at this time and is meeting current regulatory requirements, EMD and EDSWAC believe that the SWMP provides more effective direction to guide the County to meet the 75% diversion goal by the year 2020. EMD will be providing a SWMP implementation update to the Board in January 2016.

CIWMP
The California Integrated Waste Management Act (AB 939) was passed in 1989 and required all California jurisdictions to reduce the amount of solid waste sent to landfill by fifty percent (50%) by the year 2000 through source reduction, recycling and composting activities. In order to meet this goal, jurisdictions were required to develop a CIWM...

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