Recycling, yard waste, and garbage will not be collected on Monday, May 25, in recognition of Memorial Day. Regular collection is delayed one day for the remainder of the week, with Friday collection occurring on Saturday. 

Board of Directors

Metro Waste Authority's governing body consists of an elected or appointed representative from each participating community/jurisdiction. To contact your board member listed below, please call your city hall. Board packets and financial packets are provided below. Board meetings are typically held at 5:45 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month.

Board Members Packets

Altoona: Dean O'Connor 
Ankeny: Mark Holm (Chair)
Bondurant: Wes Enos
Clive: John Edwards
Des Moines: Joe Gatto
Elkhart: Steve Allen
Grimes: David Gisch
Johnston: Tom Cope
Mitchellville: Bill Roberts
Norwalk: Ed Kuhl
Pleasant Hill: Dean Cooper
Polk City: Rob Sarchet
Polk County: Tom Hockensmith
Runnells: Gerald Lane
Urbandale: Ron Pogge (Vice Chair)
West Des Moines: Steve Gaer
Windsor Heights: Threase Harms

Board Packets

Financial Packets