Teleconference/Public Participation Information to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19
*Please note: That this meeting code has been corrected since this notice was posted. Please use updated meeting code below.
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 1 (669) 900-6833 and entering meeting ID 840 7483 7970 (OLD code: 981-8276-4380)
2. Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 840 7483 7970 (OLD code: 981-8276-4380)
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.stopwaste.org/virtual-meetings no later than noon Wednesday, April 27, 2021. 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 WMA & EC Minutes of March 24, 2021 (Wendy Sommer) (WMA/EC only)
Approval of the Draft PC/RB Minutes of March 11, 2021 (Timothy Burroughs) (RB only)
Recycling Board Attendance Record (Timothy Burroughs) (RB only)
Written Report of Ex Parte Communications (Timothy Burroughs) (RB only)
Executive Director Employment Agreement for Timothy Burroughs (Wendy Sommer) (WMA only)
Authorize the Board President to approve the attached Executive Director Employment Agreement.
FY 21/22 Budget presentation (Wendy Sommer, Timothy Burroughs & Pat Cabrera) (WMA, EC & RB)
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 on May 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held via teleconference.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Deborah Cox, WMA President
City of San Leandro, WMA, EC, RB
Shelia Young, WMA 1st Vice President
Oro Loma Sanitary District, WMA
Dianne Martinez, WMA 2nd Vice President
City of Emeryville, WMA, EC
Melissa Hernandez, EC President
City of Dublin, WMA, EC
Dan Kalb, EC 1st Vice President
City of Oakland, WMA, EC, RB
Jenny Kassan, EC 2nd Vice President
City of Fremont, WMA, EC
Darby Hoover, RB President
Environmental Organization, RB
Francisco Zermeño, RB 1st Vice President
City of Hayward, WMA, EC, RB
Laura McKaughan, RB 2nd Vice President
Source Reduction Specialist, RB
David Haubert, County of Alameda, WMA, EC
Trish Herrera Spencer, City of Alameda, WMA, EC
Preston Jordan, City of Albany, WMA, EC
Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley, WMA, EC
Dave Sadoff, Castro Valley Sanitary District, WMA, RB
Bob Carling, City of Livermore, WMA, EC, RB
Michael Hannon, City of Newark, WMA, EC
Jennifer Cavenaugh, City of Piedmont, WMA, EC
Jack Balch, City of Pleasanton, WMA, EC
Jaime Patiño, City of Union City, WMA, EC
Eric Havel, Environmental Educator, RB
Chiman Lee, Recycling Programs, RB
Tianna Nourot, Solid Waste Industry Representative, RB
Vacant, Recycling Materials Processing Industry, RB
Wendy Sommer, Executive Director