Teleconference/Public Participation Information to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19:
This meeting will be held 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 Brown Act, which was amended by AB 361, suspending certain teleconference rules due to the ongoing state of emergency and state and local health officials recommendations to maintain social distancing. The purpose of these amendments 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 may attend and participate in the meeting by:
Calling US: +1 669 900 6833 and using the webinar id 864 2488 9621
Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 864 2488 9621
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. Public comment is generally limited to three minutes per person for each agenda item. The process will be described on the StopWaste website at http://www.stopwaste.org/virtual-meetings no later than noon Thursday, February 9, 2023. The public may also comment by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. 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 and Brown 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.
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL OF ATTENDANCE
ANNOUNCEMENTS BY PRESIDENT
OPEN PUBLIC COMMENT
An opportunity is provided for any member of the public wishing to speak on any matter within the jurisdiction of the Board, but not listed on the agenda. Each speaker is limited to three minutes.
Approval of the Draft PC & RB Minutes of January 12, 2023
Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361
Adopt Resolution #RB 2023-02.
Request by City of Berkeley to utilize Measure D funds for a Contract Exceeding Five Years (Jennifer West)
Approve the City of Berkeley’s request to utilize Measure D funds to pay for a contract with an initial five-year term, with the option to extend the contract for another five years (for a total of 10 years) for the hauling, sorting, recycling, and marketing services of C&D materials.
Board Attendance Record
Written Report of Ex Parte Communications
Waste Prevention Grants Update and Grantee Presentations (Meri Soll & Cassie Bartholomew)
This item is for information only.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
ADJOURNMENT – to March 9, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.