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Programs & Administration Committee
Date/Time: Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 9:00am
1537 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94703
(510) 891-6500

510-891-6571 PW 1537

Tim Rood
The Shoal Hotel La Jolla Beach
6750 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037

Melissa Hernandez
City of Dublin
100 Civic Plaza
Dublin, CA  94568

Susan Wengraf
1404 Le Roy Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708

Meeting is wheelchair accessible. Sign language interpreter may be available upon five (5) days’ notice to 510-891-6500.


    1. Convene Meeting

    2. Public Comments

      Open public discussion from the floor is provided for any member of the public wishing to speak on any matter within the jurisdiction of the Programs & Administration Committee, but not listed on the agenda. Each speaker is limited to three minutes unless a shorter period of time is set by the Chair.

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      p. 1 of full packet

      Approval of the Draft Minutes of the February 13, 2020 meeting (Pat Cabrera)

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      p. 5 of full packet

      Multi-Year Fiscal Forecast (Pat Cabrera)

      This item is for information only.

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      p. 11 of full packet

      Unfunded Liability Policy (Pat Cabrera)

      That the P&A Committee discuss this item and recommend that the WMA adopt the requested changes as follows: 

      1. Approve as part of the FY20-21 budget an additional a lump sum payment to CalPERS of approximately $1.4M to pay its unfunded liability.

      2. Adopt an unfunded status goal on at least 95%.

      3. Make additional annual payments towards the Agency’s UAL, depending on funding availability, to achieve a 100% funded status by the beginning of FY 25-26 as per option 2 as outlined in the staff report. 

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      p. 19 of full packet

      Countywide Element Update: Draft Document (Meghan Starkey)

      Staff recommends that the Programs & Administration review the attached draft Countywide Element and recommend to the WMA Board that it hold a public hearing at the March 25, 2020, meeting  and introduce and waive the first reading of an ordinance to (1) repeal the existing Summary Plan and Siting Element of the Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan (CoIWMP) referred to collectively as the “Countywide Element,” (2) adopt a new Countywide Element that would update and replace the existing Countywide Element, and (3) provide that future amendments to the Countywide Element may be adopted by resolution, and also recommend that the WMA Board direct staff to place the ordinance on the calendar for adoption at the April 22, 2020, meeting. 

    7. Member Comments

    8. Adjournment


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Jerry Pentin, Chair
City of Pleasanton

Emily Duncan, Vice Chair
City of Union City

Nick Pilch, City of Albany 

Keith Carson, County of Alameda

Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley

Melissa Hernandez, City of Dublin

Dianne Martinez, City of Emeryville

Jenny Kassan, City of Fremont

Mike Hannon, City of Newark

Dan Kalb, City of Oakland

Shelia Young, Oro Loma Sanitary District

Tim Rood, City of Piedmont