About Zero Waste Marin

JPA Board

Zero Waste Marin Board Member information can be found below and by clicking on the link next to their names. Please refer to the JPA Agreement for information on election procedures, terms of office, and compensation policy. JPA Agreement 1996.

Zero Waste Marin Board Members
Belvedere Robert Zadnik, City Manager 450 San Rafael Ave. Belvedere, CA 94920 (415) 435-3838
Corte Madera Adam Wolff, Town Manager 300 Tamalpais Dr. Corte Madera, CA 94925 (415) 927-5050
Fairfax Heather Abrams, Town Manager (Chair), ß, € 142 Bolinas Rd. Fairfax, CA 94930 (415) 453-1584
Larkspur Dan Schwarz, City Manager 400 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939 (415) 927-5110
Mill Valley Todd Cusimano, City Manager (Vice Chair), ß, € 26 Corte Madera Ave. Mill Valley, CA 94941 (415) 388-4033
Novato Adam McGill, City Manager, € 922 Machin Ave. Novato, CA 94945  (415) 899-8900
Ross Christa Johnson, Town Manager 31 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Ross, CA 94957 (415) 453-1453
San Anselmo David Donery, Town Manager 525 San Anselmo Ave. San Anselmo, CA 94960 (415) 258-4600
San Rafael Cristine Alilovich, City Manager, € 1400 Fifth Ave. San Rafael, CA 94915 (415) 485-3074
Sausalito Chris Zapata, City Manager 420 Litho St. Sausalito, CA 94965 (415) 289-4100
Tiburon Greg Chanis, Town Manager 1505 Tiburon Blvd. Tiburon, CA 94920 (415) 435-7373
County of Marin Matthew Hymel, County Administrator 3501 Civic Center Dr. San Rafael, CA 94903 (415) 473-6358
County of Marin Dan Eilerman (Alternate), ß, € 3501 Civic Center Dr. San Rafael, CA 94903 (415) 473-6358
  • € –  Executive Committee Member
  • ß –  Budget Subcommittee Member

JPA Board Meeting Schedule

Please refer to the Agendas & Minutes page for meeting agendas, minutes and schedule.

About the JPA

Zero Waste Marin is the informal name for the Marin Hazardous and Solid Waste Joint Powers Authority (JPA), which is comprised of representatives from all over Marin County. Our mission is to help residents and businesses meet the county’s Zero Waste goal by reducing and recycling their solid waste and safely disposing of hazardous materials. We provide information on household hazardous waste collection, recycling, composting and waste disposal. We also ensure our county’s compliance with state recycling mandates – all while educating the citizens and businesses of Marin.

Zero Waste Marin is comprised of the city and town managers of Belvedere, Corte Madera, Fairfax, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, Ross, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito and Tiburon and the County of Marin. Zero Waste Marin ensures Marin’s compliance with the California Integrated Waste Management Act and its waste reduction mandates. The Marin County Department of Public Works/Waste Management administers Zero Waste Marin. The AB 939 Local Task Force provides citizen and industry review.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

In addition to addressing the statutory requirements of the Integrated Waste Management Act, Zero Waste Marin also provides hazardous waste collection to citizens and businesses in all areas of Marin except for the City of Novato, which operates its own hazardous waste collection program in conjunction with Novato Disposal and Novato Sanitary District.

The San Rafael facility provides a no-fee service for residents of Marin County to properly dispose of HHW. Businesses are required to pay a service fee for facility use. The facility is operated independently of Zero Waste Marin by the Marin Recycling & Resource Recovery Association and managed by the San Rafael Fire Department. The Marin HHW Facility website is: www.MarinHHW.com.

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Annual Budget Process

You can find our budgets in the May Agenda Packets for each year under the JPA Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas on the Agenda & Minutes Page. The financial reserves policy can be found under the General Contingencies line item in each of the three budget sectors. Download the current Summary of Fees & Revenue. Audits information for the JPA can also be found in the Agenda Packets.

About the JPA Staff

The Waste Management Division of the Marin County Public Works Division provides contracted staff to the JPA. The Assistant Director of the Marin County Public Works Department is the Executive Director of the JPA. The Program Manager helps facilitate the meetings. Information regarding compensation and benefits to JPA staff can be found at Marin County Job Class & Salary.

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