Stephen A. Meyer
Director of Environmental Services
City of Springfield
Steve Meyer is the first Director of the newly formed Department of Environmental Services which is broken out into four separate divisions: Clean Water Services, the Office of Sustainability, Environmental Compliance and Solid Waste Management.
Clean Water Services consists of the Southwest Treatment Plant, Northwest treatment Plant, 19 lift stations, 1,200 miles of sanitary sewer collection system, laboratory analysis, industrial pre-treatment monitoring, and sewer and hauled waste billing. The Office of Sustainability activities include public outreach programs to promote sustainable practices through for businesses and residents to reduce, reuse and recycle solid waste. Environmental Compliance activities are to ensure that all projects that the City is involved will meet or exceed all federal, state and local environmental regulations and laws. Those activities include but are not limited to Underground Storage Tanks, Hazardous Waste Disposal, and Brownfield’s Program and Manage the MDNR’s Voluntary Cleanup Program. Solid Waste Management activities include operations of a Sanitary Landfill, Recycling Centers, Household Chemical Collection Center and Yardwaste Recycling Centers.
Mr. Meyer has served the City of Springfield Missouri since 1987. Prior to that Mr. Meyer was a project engineer with a private consulting agency, assistant chief engineer for a heavy marine contractor, assistant superintendent of highways with a county highway department and a bridge design engineer for the state of Illinois.
Mr. Meyer received his BS at the University of Missouri at Rolla (now the Missouri Institute of Science and Technology) and is a Professional Engineer in Missouri, Illinois and Florida. Mr. Meyer belongs to NACWA (Board of Directors), Association of Missouri Clean Water Agencies (President), Missouri Waste Control Coalition (President), Water Environment Federation, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Public Works Association, National Society of Professional Engineers, Missouri Society of Professional Engineers, Solid Waste Association of North America and the Illinois Structural Engineering Institute.