Government / Politics

Talking Trash at the Supes’ Meeting

Presentation will help explain plans for the John Smith Landfill

San Benito County's Director of Waste Management, Mandy Rose, will discuss the new operating agreement and conditions at the John Smith Landfill during the San Benito County Supervisors' meeting, Tues., June 17, at 9 a.m.   The public meeting is an opportunity for interested parties to learn about garbage and recycling rates, tonnage accepted, most recent estimates of the life of the landfill, and the quantity of out-of-county garbage being brought in.  

For more background information about the John Smith Landfill, see BenitoLink's article Know Your Dump. 

To view the Board of Supervisors' agenda and report items, click here.


Leslie David

Leslie David is a Bay Area independent reporter/producer and is a BenitoLink founding board member. She has produced for radio, television, newspaper and magazines in both California and Wyoming. She was with KRON-TV News in San Francisco as camera-woman, editor and field producer, where she won the Commonwealth Club's Thomas Storke Award with Linda Yee for their series on the Aids Epidemic. She started as a small market news reporter shooting her own 16mm film at KEYT-TV Santa Barbara. Leslie lives on a ranch with her family in San Benito County.