Oversight Advisory Committee - Waimanalo Gulch Landfill
Purpose of the committee:
To provide a forum for community representatives
to share community concerns about the operation of the City's
Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill with Waste Management Hawaii,
Inc. (the operator of the landfill), with the goal of promoting
cooperation to ensure that the landfill is operated in a manner
sensitive to those concerns.
How it functions:
The Committee meets to hear reports from
Waste Management Hawaii, Inc. about what is happening at the
and to share community concerns about those operations.
Committee members and how they were selected:
The members were
asked to serve by former Mayor Mufi Hannemann based on recommendations
from community leaders, and include Albert Silva (Chair), Polly
Grace (Vice Chair), Allen Parker (Recording Secretary), T.
George Paris, Alex Santiago, David Akina, Lorraine Martinez,
and John Desoto.
How often does the committee meet and where?
The Committee held its first meeting on July 10, 2006, and
has been meeting about once a month in Conference Room A, on
ground floor of Kapolei Hale, 1000 Uluohia Street, Kapolei,
Hawaii 96707. The meetings are scheduled on a month-to-month
Can the public participate? How?
Yes, the public is encouraged to participate by attending the
Committee meetings, or by contacting the Committee members
to share their concerns about the operations at the landfill.
Meeting agendas will be posted here online at opala.org at
least six days prior to each meeting. Agendas will also be
the City Clerk and at Kapolei Hale at least six days prior
to each meeting.
- October 9, 2006
- November 13, 2006
- February 12, 2007
Agenda - March 12, 2007
- April 9, 2007
Agenda - August 13, 2007
- September 10, 2007 (rescheduled)
Agenda - December 4, 2007
Agenda - April 14, 2008
Agenda - June 2,
Agenda - August 18, 2008
Agenda - March 9, 2009
Agenda - June 8, 2009
Agenda - June 24, 2009
Agenda - September 15, 2009
Agenda - April 12, 2010
Agenda - August 9, 2010