Tama County Solid Waste Disposal Commission
The Tama County Landfill is managed by the Tama County Solid Waste Disposal Commission, which is an organization of communities in Tama County. Commission membership includes Chelsea, Clutier, Dysart, Elberon, Garwin, Gladbrook, Lincoln, Montour, Tama, Toledo, Traer, Vining, unincorporated areas of Tama County, and the Meskwaki Nation. The landfill is supported financially by a per capita fee and rates paid for waste disposal and recycling services at the landfill.
Each member city/nation appoints one representative, and each of the members of the three member Tama County Board of Supervisors serves as a representative.
Chair: Linn Snell
Vice Chair: Gordon Fassett
Chelsea: Steve VanDeWalle
Clutier: Gordon Fassett
Dysart: Bart Jensen
Elberon: Linn Snell
Garwin: Garwin: Rick Raymond
Gladbrook: Dwight Surber
Lincoln: No appointed representative
Montour: Luther Heller
Tama: Bryan Ellenbecker
Toledo: Les Richter
Traer: Mark Mason
Vining: No appointed representative
Tama County: Curt Hilmer, Bill Faircloth, Dan Anderson
Meskwaki Nation: No appointed representative
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
The Commission meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month, except December, unless a special meeting is necessary. Unofficial meeting minutes are available below. Official minutes are published in the Tama Toledo News Chronicle.