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File #: 20-0858    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/24/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action: 8/25/2020
Title: Human Resources Department and Environmental Management Department recommending the Board: 1) Approve and adopt the new class specification for Environmental Management Department: Sustainability Coordinator; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 129-2020 to approve the salary range, job class number, and bargaining unit for the new classification of Sustainability Coordinator. FUNDING: Non-General Fund/County Service Area No. 10 - Solid Waste funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Sustainability Coordinator 8-25-20, 2. B - Resolution 8-25-20, 3. C - Approved Blue Route 8-25-20, 4. Executed Resolution 129-2020
Related files: 20-0139
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Human Resources Department and Environmental Management Department recommending the Board:
1) Approve and adopt the new class specification for Environmental Management Department: Sustainability Coordinator; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 129-2020 to approve the salary range, job class number, and bargaining unit for the new classification of Sustainability Coordinator.

FUNDING: Non-General Fund/County Service Area No. 10 - Solid Waste funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

On September 19, 2016, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 1383 - Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: Organic Waste Methane Emission Reductions (SB 1383), establishing methane emissions reduction targets in a statewide effort to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants in various sectors of California’s economy.

No later than January 1, 2022, the current draft of the State of California, Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery’s (CalRecycle) SB 1383 regulations will require the County to update and implement various programs in order to comply with the incorporated requirements, including but not limited to the following:

1. Amend the County’s current solid waste franchise agreements to incorporate the mandated provisions of the regulations;

2. Amend County Ordinance Code Chapter 8.42, Solid Waste Management, to incorporate mandated provisions of the regulations, including enforcement and monetary penalties for businesses and residents that fail to comply;

3. Conduct extensive education and outreach to all affected parties, including generators (i.e., residents and businesses), haulers (including self-haulers), franchisees, edible food recovery organizations, and city/county departments;

4. Provide “curbside” collection of organic waste to residential customers and the remaining businesses not captured under AB 1826, including food waste, yard/green waste, manure, etc., including container/lid color coding and labeling and require self-...

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