January 24 2018 Agency Board Meeting Agenda

January 22, 2018


NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
AGENCY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
4:15 PM, January 24, 2018
Conference Room, Municipal Services Center
925 Kerper Court, Dubuque, Iowa


Agency Mission Statement
In order to control current and future economic and environmental liability, the mission of the Dubuque
Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency is to provide environmentally sound, financially stable, fiscally
responsible, community recognized, solid waste management services that include appropriate waste
reduction, resource conservation, and disposal activities.

TENTATIVE AGENDA
1.MINUTES   Approval of the:
a)December 13, 2017 budget work session; and,
b)December 20, 2017 regular meeting minutes
2.OPERATIONS STATEMENT & SOLID WASTE TONNAGE REPORT REVIEW
Discussion regarding the December 2017 operating statement and tonnages received
3.CELL 9 PHASE III LANDFILL EXPANSION PROJECT
Discussion and direction regarding Project Acceptance and Pay Request #9
Resolution Accepting the Project and authorizing the Administrator to release the Project Retainage
4.AGREEMENT - WASTE TIRE MANAGMENT
Discussion and direction regarding the results of the November 2017 RFP
Resolution Authorizing the Chairperson to endorse an Agreement for Waste Tire Management
5.AGREEMENT–UNIVERSAL HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGMENT
Discussion and direction regarding the results of the November 2017 RFP
Resolution Authorizing the Chairperson to endorse an Agreement for Universal Waste Management
6.AGREEMENT–WASTE DELIVERY
Discussion and direction regarding the extension of the Waste Delivery Agreements
7.WASTE MINIMIAZTION GRANT
Discussion and direction regarding a request from Dubuque Trees Forever
8.CORRESPONDENCES
a)Correspondence from Climate Action Reserve regarding confirmation of Zero-Credit Reporting Period;
b)Correspondence from City of Dubuque regarding appointment of Councilpersons Resnick and Jones to the Board Directors;
c)Correspondence fromDubuque County Board of Supervisors regarding appointment of Supervisor Wickham to the Board Directors;
d)Correspondence from Foth to IDNR concerning Notice of Methane Exceedance and Remediation Plan;
and,
e)Correspondence from IDNR regarding Methane Exceedance Notice and Remediation Plan.
9.STAFF REPORTS:
a)Waste Minimization Grant Report;
b)Education and Communication Coordinator’s Report for December;
c)Iowa Waste Exchange FY18 Q2 Diversion Report;
d)RCC containment building update;
e)Iowa DNR’s Report on the Solid Waste Environmental Management System Program;
and,
f)Reuter Article “U.S. Midwest lawmakers will consider biofuel changes to help refiners” from December 12, 2017.
10.PUBLIC INPUT
At this time, anyone may address the Board on matters which are of concern to that person and which are not agenda items.  Time limit may be imposed by the Chairman.   Please state your name and home address.  Make your comments; however, no formal action on your comments may be taken at this time because of the notice requirements of the Iowa Ope n Meetings Law.
11.NEXT MEETING
a.Proposed work session date of 5:00 P.M. February 13, 2018 at the City of Dubuque’s Municipal Services Center
b.Proposed regular meeting date of 4:30 P.M. February 21, 2018 at the City of Dubuque’s Municipal Services Center
12.CLOSED SESSION
Discussion regarding the possible purchase of real estate and possible litigation.  Agency may hold closed session in accordance with Chapter 21.5(1) (j) and Chapter 21.5(1)(c) of the Code of Iowa.
13.ADJOURN
This notice is given pursuant to Chapter 21 of the Code of Iowa and applicable local regulations of the City of Dubuque, the County of Dubuque, and the Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency.
John A. Foster
Solid Waste Agency Administrator
ANY VISUALLY-IMPAIRED OR HEARING--IMPAIRED PERSON NEEDING ASSISTANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING SHOULD CONTACT LINDA LOCHER AT 563-589-4250 OR THROUGH THE TDD NUMBER 563-690-6678 AT LEAST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE MEETING