OUR BOARD

BENTON COUNTY REGIONAL

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

 

NOTICES

 

Notice of Meeting Dates, Times and Draft Agendas for all District Board and Committee meetings will be provided by email to anyone requesting such notice. Please call the District staff at (479) 795-0751 to be added to the distribution list.  Notice is provided in advance of meetings and always provided at least 2 hours prior to any emergency meeting.

 

Regular Board meetings are scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on the 4th Thursday of the first month of each calendar quarter (January, April, July and October). Meetings are normally held at the District's Business Office at 5702 Brookside Rd. Emergency meetings may be called on occasion if urgent, unexpected business requires the board to meet quickly.

 

BOARD MEMBERS

 

The Solid Waste District Board is comprised of the County Judge or his/her appointed representative and the Mayors or his/her appointed representative for each city with a certified population of over 2,000 citizens.

 

Current Board Members are:

 

  • Chairman: Mayor Jackie Crabtree, City of Pea Ridge

  • Vice-Chairman: Mayor Peter Christie, City of Bella Vista

  • Secretary: Mr. Jerrold Haley, City of Rogers

  • Ms. Teresa Sidwell, Benton County

  • Mayor Bill Edwards, City of Centerton

  • Mr. Mike Bender, City of Bentonville

  • Mayor Jeff Hutcheson, City of Bethel Heights

  • Mayor Kevin Johnston, City of Gentry

  • Mayor Kurt Maddox, City of Gravette

  • Mayor Tracy Englebrecht, City of Little Flock

  • Mayor Chris Moore, City of Lowell

  • Mr. Don Tennison, City of Siloam Springs

 

COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD

The Board Chairman will serve as an Ad Hoc member of each committee. Committees will elect a chairperson at the first scheduled committee meeting of the year. All board members are invited and encouraged to attend any committee meeting and to provide input.

 

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

Per the District’s By-Laws, the Executive Committee is comprised of the officers of the Board. The Executive Committee has all of the powers and authority of the Board of Directors in the intervals between meetings of the Board of Directors. Confirmation of any Executive Committee action must be obtained by a majority vote of those members present at the next General Board meeting.

 

STANDING COMMITTEES

 

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

Duties:  Advises staff and board on revisions to manuals, rules and regulations, planning, etc.

 

GRANT COMMITTEE

 

Duties:  Reviews annual recycling grant pre-applications for distribution of State funding

 

PERSONNEL and FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

Duties:  Reviews all financial and personnel issues