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Programs & Administration Committee
Date/Time: Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 9:00am
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 891-6500

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 recent amendments to the Ralph M. Brown Act 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 and staff who are not presenting an item may attend and participate in the meeting by:

  1. Calling US: +1 669 900 6833 and using the Webinar ID: 839 2601 4265

  1. Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 839 2601 4265

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 no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 8, 2021. The public may also comment during the meeting by sending an e-mail to 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 recent amendments to the Ralph M. 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.




    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.


    1. View item
      p. 1 of full packet

      Approval of the Draft Minutes of October 14, 2021

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      p. 3 of full packet

      Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361

      Adopt Resolution #PA 2021-02.

    3. View item
      p. 7 of full packet

      2022 Committee Meeting Schedule

      Adopt the 2022 Meeting Schedule.


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      p. 9 of full packet

      Contract/Vendor Authorization (Pat Cabrera)

      That the Programs and Administration Committee recommend that the WMA Board approve the contracts and/or vendors as listed in the staff report. 

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      p. 11 of full packet

      Reuse and Repair Stakeholder Workgroup and Grantee Highlight (Meri Soll)

      This item is for information only.




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





Dianne Martinez, Chair
City of Emeryville

Melissa Hernandez, Vice Chair
City of Dublin

David Haubert, County of Alameda

Trish Herrera Spencer, City of Alameda

Preston Jordan, City of Albany

Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley

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

Timothy Burroughs, Executive Director