L.R. Kimball is proud to announce that Dave Minnear has been appointed to the Cambria County Solid Waste Management Authority Board. His term began on August 1, 2012 and will continue until February 1, 2015.
Mr. Minnear is a professional engineer, licensed in five states. He has been employed by L.R. Kimball for 33 years and currently serves as a project manager specializing in solid waste and water resources projects. He has worked on a wide variety of projects including dam design and assessment, reclamation of abandoned mine lands, and municipal landfill and coal refuse disposal design and planning.
Mr. Minnear has coordinated the development of Pennsylvania Solid Waste Management Plans for Westmoreland, Fayette and Lehigh Counties, as well as a 5-County Regional Plan for Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Snyder and Union Counties. He is currently involved with the Plan development for Monroe County, as well as a variety of solid waste projects for compost site permitting, assessment of waste transfer and recycling centers, and evaluation of garbage collection methods.
Mr. Minnear won the 2001 Governor's Award for Watershed Stewardship for the Upper Schuylkill River Project. He is a member of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, the Society of American Military Engineers, the Solid Waste Association of North America, and the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania.
The Cambria County Solid Waste Authority, established in 1979 as an administrative arm of the county government, is responsible for implementing the county's Municipal Waste Management Plan. The county commissioners authorized the organization of the authority with the stated purpose of planning and regulating the storage, collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of solid waste in Cambria County.