This Mayor created and appointed committee is charged with reviewing and providing a recommendation per the committee charge stated below
The ad hoc Recycling and Waste Reduction Committee is charged with making recommendations to the City Council regarding the future of the recycling center; its effectiveness, what form it should take, how it should be funded and whether it should continue to operate at all. The Committee will also examine City-wide waste reduction and recycling efforts; examine best practices and how they might be applied in Ashland to improve waste diversion and recycling; and examine how the recycling center fits or should fit into those efforts.
The Committee shall, in the course of its work:
Provide ample opportunity for public input;
Consult with Recology and City staff to determine what impact, if any, its recommendations would have on garbage rates; and
Present its recommendations in writing so they can be easily shared with the public.
The meeting packet for the initial committee meeting scheduled for February 6, 2014 is available on the pdf link below.