Chapter 2.92
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ADVISORY COMMISSION

Sections:

2.92.010    Established—Statutory authority.

2.92.020    Membership.

2.92.030    Term of office.

2.92.040    Organization and procedures.

2.92.050    Powers and duties.

2.92.010 Established—Statutory authority.

The Hazardous Materials Advisory Commission is established under the authority of Government Code Section 31000.1, and in compliance with SCCC 2.38.060. [Ord. 4494 § 1, 1998; Ord. 3454 § 1, 1983; prior code § 3.78.010].

2.92.020 Membership.

The Commission shall consist of 11 at-large members, residents of the County, appointed by the Board of Supervisors as follows:

(A)    The city council of each incorporated city within the County shall nominate one member.

(B)    The Board of Supervisors shall appoint two community members. The Board of Supervisors shall appoint such additional members as are necessary to constitute an 11-member Commission. Board-appointed members shall have, to the extent possible, expertise in the fields of hazardous materials management, including, but not limited to, source reduction, waste minimization, engineering, geology and water quality, and shall include at least one representative of each of the following interests:

(1)    Industry;

(2)    Labor;

(3)    Fire protection;

(4)    Environmental interests;

(5)    Chemistry or chemical engineering. [Ord. 4827 § 1, 2005; Ord. 4494 § 1, 1998; Ord. 4038 § 1, 1989; Ord. 3866 § 1, 1987; Ord. 3454 § 1, 1983; prior code § 3.78.030].

2.92.030 Term of office.

Each member shall serve for a term of four years, staggered in accordance with SCCC 2.38.100(A)(2), with such staggering determined by lot. [Ord. 4494 § 1, 1998; Ord. 3454 § 1, 1983; prior code § 3.78.040].

2.92.040 Organization and procedures.

(A)    General Organization. The Commission shall comply in all respects with SCCC 2.38.110 through 2.38.250 unless otherwise provided herein.

(B)    County Staff. County staff support shall be provided by the Health Services Agency. The Health Officer, or a designated representative, shall serve as Secretary to the Commission and shall receive copies of all minutes, reports and recommendations of the Commission. [Ord. 4494 § 1, 1998; Ord. 3454 § 1, 1983; prior code § 3.78.050].

2.92.050 Powers and duties.

The Commission shall advise the Board of Supervisors on the initial and continuous implementation of the County’s hazardous materials/hazardous waste/underground storage tanks ordinance, including effective methods of public information and education, and all other matters relating to the use, transportation, handling and storage of hazardous materials affecting the County. [Ord. 4494 § 1, 1998; Ord. 3454 § 1, 1983; prior code § 3.78.020].