Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority Board’




Waste chief Bill Worrell, targeted in probe, splits IWMA

San Luis Obispo County waste management agency’s board of directors met Wednesday to discuss manager Bill Worrell’s request for an early retirement, only to learn Worrell is already gone. His sudden departure leaves limited options for recovery of his county-funded... (Continue reading)

Haste makes waste: SLO County board will fix Brown Act violation

The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) board will reconsider on Aug. 29 its recent decision to allow its embattled administrator to retire amid criminal investigations into misappropriation of public funds. [Cal Coast Times] On Aug. 8,... (Continue reading)

Worrell on leave, IWMA fraud investigation continues

By Cal Coast Times staff The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to place the agency’s manager on paid administrative leave because of criminal allegations of misuse of public funds. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

SLO IWMA Board calls for special meeting to discuss criminal investigation

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a multi-part series of articles about San Luis Obispo County’s waste disposal agency. The first reported on the agency’s free-spending use of a public credit card and the lack of credit card documentation... (Continue reading)

SLO IWMA board votes for Styrofoam ban

The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) board overwhelmingly endorsed the idea of a countywide ordinance imposing a ban on Styrofoam food containers. [Cal Coast Times] At a meeting Wednesday that pitted environmentalists against restaurant owners, the... (Continue reading)

SLO IWMA seeking countywide Styrofoam ban

The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority board will consider a plan to enact a countywide ban on Styrofoam food containers on Wednesday. [Cal Coast Times] Five of the seven cities in SLO County — Arroyo Grande, Grover... (Continue reading)