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Waste Tire Working Group

Authority: KRS 224-.50-855
Status: Active
Term: Varies according to statute.
Chair: The director of the Division of Waste Management or his or her designee shall be an ex officio member and also serve as chair.
Description: The Waste Tire Working Group shall: (a) Provide advice and input to the cabinet regarding: 1. The administration and implementation of alternative methods for controlling the local accumulation of waste tires; 2. Developing the concept of a core fee for waste tires; 3. Improving the manifest system that tracks tires from point of sale to point of disposal; 4. Developing ways to assist local governments with direct grants for waste tire disposal; and 5. Developing an informational fact sheet on proper waste tire disposal pursuant to KRS 224.50-868(2) and (7) to be made available on the cabinet's Web site and available in print upon request; (b) Serve as an advisory body to the cabinet in the development of a formula that the cabinet will use to apportion the money in the waste tire trust fund established by KRS 224.50-880 for crumb rubber grants, tire amnesties, and tire-derived fuel, and to return a portion of the waste tire funds to local governments during Commonwealth Cleanup Week for waste tire disposal;and (c) Provide advice and input to the cabinet on the data development and preparation of the waste tire report mandated under KRS 224.50-872.
Composition: The Waste Tire Working Group shall have the following eight (8) members: (a) The director of the Division of Waste Management or his or her designee who shall be an ex officio member and also serve as chair; (b) The manager of the Recycling and Local Assistance Branch within the Division of Waste Management or his or her designee who shall be an ex officio member; (c) One (1) representative of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, to be selected by the Commissioner of Agriculture and appointed by the Governor for an initial term of two (2) years and who may be reappointed; (d) Two (2) representatives of the Solid Waste Coordinators of Kentucky selected by the Solid Waste Coordinators of Kentucky and appointed by the Governor for an initial term of three (3) years and who may be reappointed; (e) One (1) county judge/executive appointed by the Governor from a list of three (3) nominees submitted by the Kentucky County Judge/Executive Association for an initial term of three (3) years and who may be reappointed; (f) One (1) mayor of a Kentucky city appointed by the Governor from a list of three (3) nominees submitted by the Kentucky League of Cities; and (g) One (1) representative of private industry engaged in the business of retail tire sales appointed by the Governor for an initial term of three (3) years and who may be reappointed.
Compensation: Appointed members except for the director of the Division of Waste Management and the manger of the Recycling and Local Asisstance Branch within the Division of Waste Management shall receive travel-related expenses but no salary as compensation.
Meeting Schedule: The working group shall meet at least twice a year or more frequently at the call of the chair.
Number of Members: 8
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
Address:
          DEP Division of Waste Management Recycling and Local Assistance Branch 300 Sower Blvd., 2nd Floor
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Website: http://waste.ky.gov/RLA/Waste%20Tires/Pages/WasteTireWorkGroup.aspx
Phone: 502-564-6716

Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Gabbard, Shane8/10/20178/1/2018Member; representing county/judge executivesJackson
Tussley,  Ronald Scott Jr.8/28/20148/1/2018Member; representing Solid Waste Coordinators of KentuckyMadison
Durkin, Joe T.7/30/20158/1/2018Member; representing private industry engaged in the business of retail tire salesFayette
Voiers, Martin L.7/30/20158/1/2018Member; representing MayorsFleming
Hatter, Harland C.10/7/20168/1/2019Member; representing the Kentucky Department of AgricultureHarrison
Logsdon, GaryMember; Manager, Recycling & Loan Assistance
Maybriar, JonMember; Director, Division of Waste Management
Frodge, Rodney Steven2/8/20188/1/2020Member; Representing Solid Waste Coordinators of KentuckyMason
Hatter, Harland C.8/12/20198/1/2022Member, representing the Kentucky Department of AgricultureHarrison

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