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PIMA COUNTY BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ADVISORY COUNCIL

PURPOSE: To advise and consult with the Board of Supervisors, Department of Environmental Quality Staff, and the Department of Environmental Quality Director in administering environmental quality matters.

AUTHORIZATION: ARS §49-477 and Pima County Code, Title 17.04.110.

NUMBER OF MEMBERS: Ten members who are knowledgeable in the field of environmental protection including air pollution and its control, water quality protection and solid waste/hazardous materials management, with one member from each of the following fields or range of fields:

General business/industry including manufacturing, real estate, tourism or development
Mining industry or utilities
Automotive industry or small business
Consumer protection or public or environmental interest
Environmental conservation or resource management
Science or engineering
Health or education
Transportation and land use planning
Hydrology, water resources or waste management
Environmental planning or environmental law

None of the members may hold a governmental position with any incorporated city or town in Pima County or the Pima County government itself while serving on the council.

APPOINTMENT DESIGNATION: Members shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors from lists of qualified candidates nominated by the Board of Supervisors, various professional or community organizations representative of the indicated fields, or other governmental entities within Pima County. The Board of Supervisors shall fill each vacancy within three months of the effective date of the vacancy.

APPOINTMENT TERM: Three year staggered terms and members shall serve until reappointed or replaced.

MEETING NOTICE: Disclosure Statement of where all notices of the meetings of the Pima County Environmental Quality Advisory Council will be posted.

NUMBER OF MEETINGS PER YEAR: 4 to 12

STANDARD MEETING TIME: 1:30 PM

STANDARD MEETING DAY: Third Wednesday, every other month

LOCATION OF MEETINGS: Varies, check posted agenda for meeting.

COORDINATOR: Vicki Bennie, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality
(520) 724-7400

MEMBERS/AREA OF REPRESENTATION

1. Daniel G. Rowe
Automotive Business/Industry
 
6. Eric Betterton, Ph.D., Chair
Environmental Planning
 
2. Jeffrey Yockey, Vice Chair
Mining Industry or Utilities
 
7. Linda Hanson
Public Interest
 
3. Richard W. Murphy
General Business/Industry
 
8. Denise Moreno Ramírez
Environmental/Conservation
 
4. Peter Livingston, P.E., Ph.D.
Water Resources
 
9. Kylie Walzak
Transportation Planning
 
5. Mark Witten, Ph.D.
Health/Education 
10. Warren Thompson, P.E.
Engineering 

AGENDAS:

2014 2013
January 15, 2014 January 16, 2013 (Meeting Canceled)
  March 20, 2013
  May 22, 2013 (Meeting Canceled)
  July 17, 2013
  September 18 , 2013
  November 20, 2013

2012 2011

January 18, 2012 (Meeting Canceled) January 19, 2011
March 21, 2012 March 16, 2011 (Meeting Canceled)
May 16, 2012 May 18, 2011
July 18, 2012 (Meeting Canceled) July 20 , 2011 (Meeting Canceled)
September 19 , 2012 September 21, 2011
November 28, 2012 November 16, 2011 (Meeting Canceled)

2010 2009
January 20, 2010 January 21, 2009
March 17, 2010 (Meeting Canceled) February 18 , 2009 (Special Meeting - Buffelgrass)
May 19, 2010 March 18 , 2009
July 21, 2010 (Meeting Canceled) May 20 , 2009
September 15, 2010 July 15, 2009 (Meeting Canceled)
November 17, 2010 September 16, 2009
  November 18, 2009 (Meeting Canceled)

2008 2007
January 16, 2008 January 17, 2007
March 19, 2008 March 21, 2007
May 21, 2008 May 16, 2007
July 16, 2008 July 18, 2007
September 17, 2008 September 19, 2007
November 19, 2008 November 14, 2007

MINUTES:

2014 2013
January 15, 2014 (Presentations: Expanding Walking and Bicycling Options, Streets for People, Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Count, Marketing Alternative Transportation) January 16, 2013 (No Meeting - Lack of quorum)
  March 20, 2013 (ADEQ Strategic Plan Presentation)
  May 22, 2013 (Meeting Canceled)
  July 17, 2013
  September 18, 2013 (2013 Monsoon Presentation)
  November 20, 2013 (Business-Aligned Sustainability Presentation)

2012 2011
January 18, 2012 (Meeting Canceled) January 19, 2011
March 21, 2012 March 16, 2011 (No Meeting - Lack of quorum)
May 16, 2012 (Modern Streetcar Presentation, Solar Presentation) May 18, 2011
July 18 , 2012 (No Meeting - Lack of quorum) July 20 , 2011 (Meeting Canceled)
September 19 , 2012 (Solid Waste Management Division Presentation) September 21, 2011 (Rosemont Presentation, PAG-RTA Presentation)
 November 28, 2012 (ADEQ Reducing Border Diesel Emissons Presentation) November 16, 2011 (Meeting Canceled)

2010 2009
January 20, 2010 (BLM Presentation) (Notes - No Quorum) January 21, 2009
March 17, 2010 (Meeting Canceled) February 18, 2009 (Special Meeting- Buffelgrass)
May 19, 2010 (ASARCO Presentation) March 18, 2009 (No Meeting - Lack of quorum)
July 21, 2010 (No Meeting - Lack of quorum) May 20 , 2009
September 15, 2010 July 15, 2009 (Meeting Canceled)
November 17, 2010 (Air Monitoring Presentation) September 16, 2009 (Recycling Presentation)
  November 18, 2009 (Meeting Canceled)

2008 2007
January 16, 2008 January 17, 2007
March 19, 2008 March 21, 2007
May 21, 2008 May 16, 2007
July 16, 2008 July 18, 2007 (No Meeting - Lack of quorum)
September 17, 2008 September 19, 2007
November 19, 2008 (No Meeting - Lack of quorum) November 14 , 2007

 


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