BENTON COUNTY REGIONAL
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
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.
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.
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.
Duties: Advises staff and board on revisions to manuals, rules and regulations, planning, etc.
Duties: Reviews annual recycling grant pre-applications for distribution of State funding
PERSONNEL and FINANCE COMMITTEE
Duties: Reviews all financial and personnel issues