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:
1. 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 838 7557 2876
2. Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 838 7557 2876
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 noon, Thursday, January 14, 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.
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 Minutes of December 10, 2020 (Jeff Becerra)
Board Attendance Record (Jeff Becerra)
Written Report of Ex Parte Communications (Jeff Becerra)
Fiscal Year 2019-20 Audit Report (Pat Cabrera & Jennifer Luong)
Staff recommends that the Recycling Board accept and file the FY 19-20 audit report.
Recycling Board "Five Year Audit" - Recommendation to Accept Phase I of the Five Year Financial & Compliance Audit Report – FY 2016-17 – FY 2018-19 (Meri Soll)
It is recommended that the Recycling Board accept Phase I of the Five Year Financial and Compliance Audit by Crowe Horwath LLP and approve the recommendations therein, subject to the qualifications enumerated in the staff report.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Darby Hoover, President
Francisco Zermeño, 1st Vice President
Laura McKaughan, 2nd Vice President
Source Reduction Specialist
Bob Carling, ACWMA
Lillian Carrell, Recycling Materials Processing Industry
Deborah Cox, ACWMA
Eric Havel, Environmental Educator
Dan Kalb, ACWMA
Tianna Nourot, Solid Waste Industry Representative
Dave Sadoff, ACWMA
Recycling Programs, Vacant