Solid Waste Management District

This board seats five members (Commissioner representation term rotates annually) each serving a three-year term.

The purpose of the Gallatin County Solid Waste Management District is: 

  • to provide constituents with cost efficient solid waste services;
  • to provide for the balanced consideration and representation of the diverse views and issues regarding solid waste management;
  • to advocate for the health, safety and welfare of the residents;
  • to manage the processing, reclaiming, storing, transporting, or disposing of waste in ways that protect the ecology of lands in the District;
  • to identify goals, policies and procedures that will aid local jurisdictions in meeting solid waste reduction and recycling goals.


NameTermPhone Number

Annual Appointment


Lance Johnson

June 2026

At-Large Representative

Phil Ideson

June 2024

At-Large Representative

David Hanson

June 2025

City of Three Forks Representative


Joseph Hauck

June 2024

City of Belgrade Representative

Kevin Handelin

June 2026

City of Bozeman Representative

June 2022

Town of Manhattan Representative

Terry Quatraro

December 2024