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Joint Meeting - WMA/Energy Council/Recycling Board
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 3:00pm
1537 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 891-6500
Webinar ID 823 9670 5631
This meeting will be conducted in a hybrid model with both In-person attendance and teleconference participation:
Teleconference locations:
1. 1404 Le Roy Ave., Berkeley, CA
2. 2735 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA
3. 118 Glashaus Loop, Emeryville, CA
4. Marina Community Center Lobby, 15301 Wicks Blvd, San Leandro ,CA
5. Scott Haggerty Heritage House, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA
6. 30587 Huntwood Ave., Hayward, CA
7. 1534 Ashby Ave., Berkeley, CA
8. David W. Smith City Hall, 37101 Newark Blvd, Conf Rm. 5, Newark, CA
9. 3300 Capitol Ave. Building 1, Fremont, CA
10. Balch Enterprises, Inc., 30960 Huntwood Ave., Hayward, CA
11. 14751 Pansy St., San Leandro, CA
Members of the public may attend in person at the Board Room or the addresses listed above or by:
1. Calling US+1 669 900 6833 and using the Webinar ID 823 9670 5631
2. Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 823 9670 5631
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 no later than noon, Wednesday, April 24, 2024. The public may also comment by sending an e-mail to Written public comment will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled meeting. Copies of all written comments submitted by the deadline above will be provided to each Board Member and will be added to the official record. Comments will not be read into the record.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, 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.





    Members are asked to please advise the boards or the council if you might need to leave before action items are completed.


    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.


    The Consent Calendar contains routine items of business. Items in this section will be acted on in one motion for both the WMA & EC, unless removed by a member of either Board. Members of the WMA who are not members of the EC will vote as part of the consent calendar vote, but their votes will not be considered in connection with any EC items. Members of the RB will vote on their items separately. Any member of the public may speak on an item on the Consent Calendar at this time. Public Speakers are limited to three (3) minutes.

    1. View item
      p. 1 of full packet

      Approval of the Draft WMA & EC Minutes of March 27, 2024 (WMA/EC only)

    2. View item
      p. 9 of full packet

      Approval of the Draft PC & RB Minutes of March 14, 2024 (RB only)

    3. View item
      p. 11 of full packet

      Recycling Board Attendance Record (RB only)

    4. View item
      p. 13 of full packet

      Written Report of Ex Parte Communications (RB only)


    1. View item
      p. 15 of full packet

      Draft Fiscal Year 2025 Agency Budget (Timothy Burroughs & Pat Cabrera)

      This item is for information only.

    2. View item
      p. 97 of full packet

      Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection and Disposal Fee Ordinance Changes (Pat Cabrera) (WMA only)

      Staff recommends that, following the public hearing, the WMA Board introduce and waive the first reading of the attached ordinance and direct staff to place it on the consent calendar for adoption at the next regular meeting of the Board. Ordinance 2024-01 will make minor revisions to Ordinance 2014-01 as amended by replacing the two-year fund balance requirement with a requirement to retain sufficient funds as determined by the Board. The Ordinance will not amend the fee cap.

    3. View item
      p. 101 of full packet

      Public Hearing and Annual Adoption of Fee Collection Report for Household Hazardous Waste Fee (Pat Cabrera)

      That the WMA Board hold a public hearing on the Fee Collection Report and approve by resolution the Fee Collection Report for FY 2025.

    4. 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 9, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at Dublin Civic Center – Bray Community Room, 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin, CA.



    WMA & EC MEETING, MAY 22, 2024 AT 3:00 P.M.
    PC & RB MEETING, MAY 9, 2024 AT 6:00 P.M.


Download the Agenda or Full Packet below. Individual items may also be downloaded to the left.





Bob Carling, WMA President
City of Livermore, WMA, EC
Francisco Zermeño, WMA 1st Vice President
City of Hayward, WMA, EC
Tracy Jensen, WMA 2nd Vice President
City of Alameda, WMA, EC, RB
David Haubert, EC President
County of Alameda, WMA, EC
Michael Hannon, EC 1st Vice President
City of Newark, WMA, EC
David Mourra, EC 2nd Vice President
City of Emeryville, WMA, EC, RB
Dan Kalb, RB President
City of Oakland, WMA, EC, RB
Eric Havel, RB 1st Vice President
Environmental Educator, RB
Jeff Wang, RB 2nd Vice President
City of Union City, WMA, EC, RB
Jennifer Hansen-Romero, City of Albany, WMA, EC
Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley, WMA, EC
Dave Sadoff, Castro Valley Sanitary District, WMA
Melissa Hernandez, City of Dublin, WMA, EC
Yang Shao, City of Fremont, WMA, EC
Shelia Young, Oro Loma Sanitary District, WMA
Jennifer Cavenaugh, City of Piedmont, WMA, EC
Jack Balch, City of Pleasanton, WMA, EC
Fred Simon, City of San Leandro, WMA, EC, RB
Darby Hoover, Environmental Organization, RB
Chiman Lee, Recycling Programs, RB
Grace Liao, Source Reduction Specialist, RB
Laura McKaughan, Recycling Materials Processing Industry, RB
Vacant, Solid Waste Industry Representative, RB
Timothy Burroughs, Executive Director