The Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission will hold its next meeting in Grand Junction to give residents of Western Colorado an opportunity to voice their perspectives on solid and hazardous waste matters in the region.
The commission will meet at the SpringHill Suites Marriott, 236 Main St. in Grand Junction, from Monday, Aug. 24. A public comment session is set to begin at Residents, government and other elected officials, and interest group representatives are encouraged to attend.
“The commission looks forward to conducting its meeting in Grand Junction and hearing from Western Slope citizens about solid and hazardous waste issues,” said Michael Silverstein, the commission’s administrator. “This will be a great opportunity for commissioners to get a better perspective on these issues across the state.”
The commission normally meets quarterly in Denver. This will be the commission’s first trip outside the Denver area. The Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission is a nine-member board appointed by the governor. The commission’s primary role is to promulgate and adopt rules pertaining to solid and hazardous waste. The commission comprises three members from the regulated industry, three members from local government or academia and three members from the public at large. Members represent a variety of interests and areas of the state.