Who We Are
The Spencer County Solid Waste Management District was created in 1992 to establish environmental programs to encourage recycling and to divert solid waste in Spencer County, Indiana from landfills. The District works to educate Spencer County residents and businesses with information on recycling programs.
What We Do
The Solid Waste District operates seven recycling drop-off centers in Spencer County with one center at Chrisney setup to accept large items. We also have solutions for many special waste/disposal items. The District provides educational materials for schools and waste audits for businesses within the county.
Where We Are
Our District Business Office is located at
918 East County Road 800 North in Chrisney, Indiana.
Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm CST.
You can also reach our office by calling
(812) 362-7401 or emailing email@example.com
Director: Autumn Winkler
Administrative Assistant: Dara Harris
Operations Manager: Daniel Buechler
Truck Driver: David Bertke
Warehouse Assistants: Tom Thorpe, James Joines
Site Attendants: Mike Stephens, Charles Hoofer, Stephanie Feldmeier, Stephen Boyd, Stephen Smith, Harold Curry, Donald Toole, Paul Gerlach, Donald Harris, Bill Coy, Daniel Schreiber, Gerald Meyer, Paul Owens
Board of Directors
President: Heather Gries, County Commissioner
Vice President: Jim Seiler, County Commissioner
Tom Brown, County Commissioner
David Fromme, County Council
Jason Little, Santa Claus Town Council President
Tricia Vaal, Santa Claus Town Council
Darrell Wilson, Rockport City Council
Bruce Cissna, Board Attorney
If you’re interested in joining our team, please fill out the Employment Application and return it to our Business District Office.
District Documents and Reports
Property Maintenance Ordinance – The purpose of this Ordinance is to provide minimum standards for the prevention and suppression of disease and health risks associated with the accumulation of trash, junk, weeds, and vehicles.
Burn Ordinance – This ordinance is intended to promote public health, safety, and welfare, and to safeguard the health, comfort, living conditions, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Spencer County, Indiana due to the air pollution and fire hazards of outdoor burning and burning trash.
Spencer County Solid Waste Management District 2022 SB131 Report
Solid Waste Management District approved 2023 Budget is available at http://budgetnotices.in.gov
Indiana Gateway – Local tax and finance dashboard
District Business Office
918 E. County Road 800 N.
Chrisney, Indiana 47611
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