Boards, Commissions and Committees

Solid Waste Independent Hearing Officer

Committee Solid Waste Independent Hearing Officer
Enabling Legislation BAI #6, March 10, 1992 & BAI #55, August 11, 2015
Membership One Member
Term Specifications • Four years • May serve up to two consecutive terms (8 years)
Compensation per diem and necessary expenses while conducting the hearing
Duties Duties: A) To attend all scheduled hearings and meetings; B) To comply with the requirements of the provisions of the Brown Act in all the hearings; C) To render decisions based on the evidence presented to them and make an informed decision based on their evaluation; D) The Officer shall preside over the hearings and meetings; E) The Officer shall ensure that hearings and meetings proceed according to protocol and in accordance with applicable laws; F) The Officer shall control the calendar, but may delegate this responsibility to the Secretary of the Hearing Officer; G) The Officer shall assign tasks; H) The Officer shall sign correspondence.
Qualifications Appointee must: • Be a least 25 years of age • Be a citizen of the United States of America • Have an excellent command and understanding of the English language • Possess a four-year college degree or an equivalent number of years of work experience involving independent decision making, and the review and analysis of written documents. • Demonstrated abilities related to solid waste management.
Meeting Schedule As needed
AB 1234 Ethics Training Pursuant to Government Code Section 53235, if any local agency provides any type of compensation, salary, or stipend to a member of a legislative body or provides reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred by a member of a legislative body in the performance of official duties, then all agency officials shall receive training in ethics.
Oath of Office Required
Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) Required
Contact Wayne Fox (559) 600-3357
Public Health, Environmental Health Division 1221 Fulton Street Fresno, CA 93775


Position Members Appointed Date Term Expires Districts
Hearing Officer Fowler, Frank C. 9/10/2019 8/11/2023 At Large