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SWAC
Mission Statement
The Frederick County Solid Waste Advisory Committee is created for the purpose of recommending to the Board of County Commissioners the soundest methods of waste disposal, recycling, and waste reduction; and advising the Board of County Commissioners on specifically requested policy alternatives.

Membership
The Committee shall have 12 voting members in the following categories:
 Designated Initial Term
 Business - Industrial
 2 years
 Business - Commercial / Retail
 3 years
 Business - Hi-Tech / Financial
 4 years
 Environmental Group
 2 years
 Civic Organization
 3 years
 Municipality- Population 40,000 or more
 4 years
 Municipality - Population of 39,999 or less
 2 years
 Commercial Solid Waste / Recycling Company
 3 years

Non-Designated
Initial Term
 At-large (one position)
 2 years
 At-large (two positions)
 3 years
 At-large (one position)
 4 years


Each member shall serve a term of 3 years. The term of the members shall be staggered, as required by the terms of members initially appointed in September 1991. A designated member of the County Commissioners shall be a voting, ex-officio member of the Committee and shall serve in a capacity with his/her term. For more information, please call the Department of Solid Waste Management at 301-600-2890.