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 is 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:
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: 841 4901 6935
Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 841 4901 6935
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 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 7, 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.
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.
Approval of the Draft Minutes of March 11, 2021 (Pat Cabrera)
Revisions to the Meeting Attendance Payment Policy for Board Members (Wendy Sommer & Pat Cabrera)
That the Programs and Administration Committee approve forwarding Ordinance 2021-01, which increases board member compensation, and Resolution 2021-xx revising the meeting attendance policy, to the Waste Management Authority Board for adoption.
Dianne Martinez, Vice Chair
City of Emeryville
David Haubert, County of Alameda
Trish Herrera Spencer, City of Alameda
Preston Jordan, City of Albany
Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley
Melissa Hernandez, City of Dublin
Jenny Kassan, City of Fremont
Mike Hannon, City of Newark
Shelia Young, Oro Loma Sanitary District
Jen Cavenaugh, City of Piedmont
Jack Balch, City of Pleasanton
Jaime Patiño, City of Union City
Wendy Sommer, Executive Director