- Topic Briefs
In an effort to mitigate plastic pollution and reduce the amount of single-use plastic, California lawmakers recently passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1884, which bans full-service restaurants from offering single-use plastic straws unless requested by the customer. The law, which will take effect January 1, 2019, calls for fines on establishments beginning with the third violation.Read More
In keeping with the financial targets set by the Boards, the core budget for FY 18-19 is approximately $10.6 million, which is $400,000 less than the FY 17-18 core budget.
- Alameda County Waste Management Authority - May 23, 2018
- Energy Council - May 23, 2018
- Source Reduction and Recycling Board - June 14, 2018
Crowe Horwath LLP (Crowe) conducted this Five Year Financial and Compliance Audit of funds raised through the Alameda County Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative Charter Amendment (“Measure D”). This Five Year Audit was conducted in two (2) phases. The Phase I audit covered the three (3) fiscal years of 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14. The Phase II audit covered the two (2) fiscal years of 2014/15 and 2015/16.Read More
The FY 17-18 budget totals approximately $30.8 million. The Agency’s core budget is approximately $11.0 million, which is $400,000 less than the FY16-17 core budget. Estimated total year-end core fund balances and reserves amount to $21.2 million. The budget presentation was well received with no requests for changes or revisions by the Boards.
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- News | 11/14/2016
With the passage of Proposition 67, California became the first state in the nation to enact a state law to ban plastic shopping bags. The passage of Proposition 67 does not change the implementation of the expanded reusable bag ordinance in Alameda County.Read More
The Alameda County Waste Management Authority approved an expanded reusable bag ordinance for Alameda County. The expanded ordinance will apply to all stores and restaurants in the county, and will go into effect on May 1, 2017 for retail stores and November 1, 2017 for restaurants.Read More
- News | 10/06/2016
The WMA voted to support the position of Proposition 67, the Plastic Bag Ban Referendum, at the September 28, 2016 WMA Board meeting.Read More