In order to serve on the Recycling Committee, interested parties must be a member of the Mahaska County Solid Waste Management Commission.
The Recycling Committee is responsible for developing and recommending policies, ordinances, resolutions or regulations necessary to provide a recycling program for the city. The Recycling Committee is expected to stay current with laws and regulations governing recycling programs and means for providing effective recycling programs. The members shall work with the local sanitation haulers and the Mahaska County Solid Waste Management Commission to promote recycling programs. The duties of the Recycling Commission are outlined in Section 2.78 of the Municipal Code.