Teleconference/Public Participation Information to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19
This meeting will be entirely by teleconference. All Board members, staff, and the public will only participate via the Zoom platform using the process described below. The meeting is being conducted in compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 suspending certain teleconference rules required by the Ralph M. Brown Act. The purpose of this order was to provide the safest environment for the public, elected officials, and staff while allowing for continued operation of the government and public participation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Members of the public and staff who are not presenting an item may attend and participate in the meeting by:
1. Calling US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 and using the webinar id 882 9898 2808
2. Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 882 9898 2808
Board members and any other individuals scheduled to speak at the meeting will be sent a unique link via email to access the meeting as a panelist. All Board members MUST use their unique link to attend the meeting. During the meeting the chair will explain the process for members of the public to be recognized to offer public comment. The process will be described on the StopWaste website at http://www.stopwastes.org/virtual-meetings no later than noon Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The public may also comment during the meeting by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the close of public comment on the item being addressed. Each e-mail will be read into the record for up to three minutes.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Governor’s Executive Order, if you need assistance to participate in this meeting due to a disability, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (510) 891-6517.
Notification 24 hours prior to the meeting will enable the agency to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL OF ATTENDANCE
ANNOUNCEMENTS BY PRESIDENTS
Members are asked to please advise the boards 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 Joint WMA/EC & RB Minutes of April 22, 2020 (Wendy Sommer) (WMA/EC & RB)
Recycling Board Attendance Record (Jeff Becerra) (RB only)
Written Report of Ex Parte Communications (Jeff Becerra) (RB only)
Grants Issued Under Executive Director Signature Authority (Wendy Sommer) (RB only)
FY 20-21 Budget Adoption (Wendy Sommer & Pat Cabrera) (WMA/EC & RB)
That the WMA Board adopt the WMA FY 20-21 Budget Resolution (Attachment A), the Energy Council adopt the EC FY 20-21 Budget Resolution (Attachment B), and the Recycling Board adopt the RB FY 20-21 Budget Resolution (Attachment C).
CalRecycle Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Grant presentation (Cassie Bartholomew) (WMA only)
This item is for information only.
Legislative Update (Jeff Becerra) (WMA only)
This item is for information only.
Interim appointment(s) to the Recycling Board for WMA appointee unable to attend future Board Meeting(s) (Arliss Dunn) (WMA only)
Planning Committee and Recycling Board meeting, June 11, 2020 at 4:00 pm. Location TBD.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
WMA Board, Energy Council, & Recycling Board
Tim Rood, WMA President
City of Piedmont, WMA, EC
Deborah Cox, WMA 1st Vice President, EC President,
City of San Leandro, WMA, EC, RB
Shelia Young, WMA 2nd Vice President
Oro Loma Sanitary District, WMA
Melissa Hernandez, EC 1st Vice President
City of Dublin, WMA, EC
Dan Kalb, EC 2nd Vice President
City of Oakland, WMA, EC
Jillian Buckholz, RB 1st Vice President
Recycling Programs, RB
Jim Oddie, RB 2nd Vice President
City of Alameda, WMA, EC, RB
Keith Carson, County of Alameda, WMA, EC
Nick Pilch, City of Albany, WMA, EC
Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley, WMA, EC
Dave Sadoff, Castro Valley Sanitary District, WMA, RB
Dianne Martinez, City of Emeryville, WMA, EC
Jenny Kassan, City of Fremont, WMA, EC
Francisco Zermeño, City of Hayward, WMA, EC, RB
Bob Carling, City of Livermore, WMA, EC, RB
Michael Hannon, City of Newark, WMA, EC
Jerry Pentin, City of Pleasanton, WMA, EC
Emily Duncan, City of Union City, WMA, EC
Bernie Camara, Recycling Materials Processing Industry, RB
Darby Hoover, Environmental Organization, RB
Laura McKaughan, Source Reduction Specialist, RB
Tianna Nourot, Solid Waste Industry Representative, RB
Vacant, Environmental Educator, RB
Wendy Sommer, Executive Director