Solid Waste Management Region M Map


Executive Board Members:

Mike Davis - Barton County
Lynn Calton - Barton County
Jim Honey - Chair - Jasper County
Tom Short - Secretary/Treasurer - Jasper County
Lewis Davis, Vice-Chair - McDonald County
John Bunch - McDonald County
Alan Cook - Newton County
Travis Gamble - Newton County
Joe Hardin - Vernon County
Phyllis Sprenkle - Vernon County
William Scearce - City of Joplin

Last updated Mar. 26, 2020

Patty Overman, Planner
Region M Solid Waste Management District
800 E. Pennell St.
Carl Junction, MO 64834
417-649-6409 fax

Chairperson of the Executive Board or Council:
Joe Hardin, Vernon County Commissioner
100 West Cherry
Nevada, MO 64772

Administrative Contractor:
Jill Cornett, Executive Director
Harry S. Truman Coordinating Council
800 E. Pennell St.
Carl Junction, MO 64834
417-649-6409 fax

Note: This information is from the fiscal year 2014 annual report and updates provided by the district.

Click the following links to access additional information about the district:

District Reports to the Department:

Local Information:

Performance Audit Documents


Performance Audit for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2013, 2014 and 2015 (11/16)


Report for the Period Ending June 30, 2006, Final Independent Accountant's Report Applying Agreed-upon Procedures 

Solid Waste Management Program Comment Letter(s) and Recommended Resolutions of Audit Findings

District Response(s) to Solid Waste Management Program Recommendations

Other Audit Related Documents

  • Region M Resolution Supporting Documents

Missouri Materials Management Directory

  • The Missouri Materials Management Directory allows users to find local contractors, vendors and drop-off locations offering recycling, reuse and disposal services.
  • If you are a business or other organization involved in materials or waste management in Missouri, the department encourages you to add your business and the services you provide in the directory.

Some household hazardous waste collection facilities will accept waste from outside their area for a fee. Please contact the closest collection facility for more information. 

For more information, contact the Solid Waste Management Program at 573-751-5401.