Solid Waste Management District Executive Board


A 15-member Executive Board governs the Solid Waste Management District. Executive Board meetings are generally held every third Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m. at the Mid-America Regional Council offices located at 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo. On alternating months, the board meets jointly with the Management Council. Dates and locations are subject to change.

Next Meeting


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July 17, 2024 | 11:00 am
MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo. 64105

These meetings are working sessions for regular district business.

business of the district. Joint meetings of the executive board and management council are held every other month starting in February. Management Council meetings are designed for topical discussions and policy input to the executive board.


Executive Board Officers

Doug Wylie
, Parkville

Vice Chair
Matt Wright
, Blue Springs


Six appointed positions

Louis Cummings, Public Works, Kansas City, Mo.
Bob Huston, Presiding Commissioner, Cass County
Donna Koontz, Director of Facilities Management, Clay County
Brenda Franks, Public Works, Jackson County
Daniel Erickson, Planning Director, Platte County
Billy Gaines, Presiding Commissioner, Ray County

Eight elected positions

Four members from cities greater than 10,000 population:

Chris Bussen, Superintendent of Solid Waste, Lee's Summit
Mike Jackson, Deputy Director, Water Pollution Control Dept., Independence
Trent Salsbury, Assistant City Engineer, Raymore
Matthew Wright, Senior Planner, Blue Springs

Four members from cities less than 10,000 population:

Mike Larson, Mayor, Sugar Creek
Lauran Kurtz, City Clerk, Lake Lotawana
David Pavlich, Community Development Director, Kearney
Doug Wylie, Alderman, Parkville

Ex-officio position 

The district planner serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member of the executive board.


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