Nov 18 - Board Openings Offer Plum Job

An editorial in the Sacramento Bee discusses the two available board member openings on the CA Integrated Waste Management Board come this January. The two slots will need to be filled by appointments from Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez and State Senate Pro Tem Don Perata.

Every few years, garbage suddenly becomes glamorous when a coveted slot opens on the state Integrated Waste Management Board. You'd never suspect that tire recycling and biosolids would generate such interest, but when a state job offers a six-figure salary for meeting once a month, it becomes a hot ticket for termed-out legislators and others with connections.

Two slots are now open, and so Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez and state Senate Pro Tem Don Perata are being heavily lobbied to hand out this plum to someone or another.

Read Complete editorial here .

Learn more about the CIWMB at their website.