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:
Calling US: +1 669 900 6833 and using the Webinar ID: 869 3628 6521
Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 869 3628 6521
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, March 9, 2022. 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 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.
ROLL CALL OF ATTENDANCE
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 February 10, 2022
Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361
Adopt Resolution #PA 2022-03.
Rules of Procedure for Teleconferencing at Waste Management Authority and Committee Meetings (Timothy Burroughs)
Adopt Resolution #PA 2022-04 to recommend that the WMA Board remove the limit on the number of Board members who may utilize teleconferencing for Board and Committee meetings, and that this amendment to the Rules of Procedure be approved on an interim basis, until the end of calendar year 2022.
Core Fund Balance and Reserve Analysis (Pat Cabrera)
This item is for information only. Staff will continue to prepare and present annual fiscal forecasts using these newly developed models and advise the Boards of any changes in disposal trends which would require significant changes to Agency expenditures and/or revenues.
ADJOURNMENT – to April 14, 2022
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