Hilton Palm Springs
400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA
Meeting is wheelchair accessible. Sign language interpreter may be available upon five (5) days notice by calling 510-891-6500. Members of the public wanting to add an item to a future agenda may contact 510-891-6500.
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL OF ATTENDANCE
ANNOUNCEMENTS BY PRESIDENTS
Members are asked to please advise the board or the council if you might need to leave before action items are completed
OPEN PUBLIC DISCUSSION FROM THE FLOOR
An opportunity is provided for any member of the public wishing to speak on any matter within the jurisdiction of the boards or council, but not listed on the agenda. Total time limit of 30 minutes with each speaker limited to three minutes unless a shorter period of time is set by the President.
Approval of the Draft Minutes of December 20, 2017 (Wendy Sommer)
2018 Legislative Priorities (Anu Natarajan)
Confirm the legislative priority areas to include Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), Organics Legislation and Regulation, and the Circular Economy.
Overview of Local Government Efforts Concerning Plastic Straws (Anu Natarajan)
This item is for information only.
Interim appointment(s) to the Recycling Board for WMA appointee unable to attend future Board Meeting(s) (Wendy Sommer)
Planning Committee and Recycling Board meeting, February 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm, San Leandro Senior Community Center, 13909 E. 14th St, San Leandro CA 94578
2018 PG&E Local Government Partnership Contract (Karen Kho) (EC Only)
Adopt the attached Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to enter into a 2018 contract agreement with PG&E to continue the administration of the East Bay Energy Watch Strategic Advisory Committee and programmatic coordination in 2018 and other related actions.
BayREN Contract Amendments (Karen Kho) (EC Only)
Adopt the attached Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to enter into all necessary contracts and agreements with ABAG and make any necessary changes to the FY 2017/18 budget for Project 1347:BayREN.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Michael Hannon, WMA President
City of Newark, WMA, EC
Dave Sadoff, WMA 1st Vice President
Castro Valley Sanitary District, WMA
Tim Rood, WMA 2nd Vice President
City of Piedmont, WMA, EC
Dianne Martinez, EC President
City of Emeryville, WMA, EC
Jim Oddie, EC 1st Vice President
City of Alameda, WMA, EC
Deborah Cox, EC 2nd Vice President
City of San Leandro, WMA, EC
Keith Carson, County of Alameda, WMA, EC
Peter Maass, City of Albany, WMA, EC
Jesse Arreguin, City of Berkeley, WMA, EC
Don Biddle, City of Dublin, WMA, EC
Vinnie Bacon, City of Fremont, WMA, EC
Sara Lamnin, City of Hayward, WMA, EC
Bob Carling, City of Livermore, WMA, EC
Dan Kalb, City of Oakland, WMA, EC
Shelia Young, Oro Loma Sanitary District, WMA
Jerry Pentin, City of Pleasanton, WMA, EC
Lorrin Ellis, City of Union City, WMA, EC
Wendy Sommer, Executive Director