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 825 8140 8513
Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 825 8140 8513
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, December 9, 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 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.
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 Joint WMA, EC & RB Minutes of November 17, 2021
Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361
Adopt Resolution #RB 2021-04.
2022 Meeting Schedule
Adopt the 2022 Meeting Schedule.
Board Attendance Record
Written Report of Ex Parte Communication
Election of Officers for 2022 (Arliss Dunn)
Elect Officers for 2022.
Expenditure Plan Approvals for Accumulated Measure D Funds (Meri Soll)
Staff recommends that the Recycling Board approve the Expenditure Plans submitted by the cities of Albany, Dublin and Pleasanton and find that they are eligible to continue receiving quarterly per-capita disbursements from the Recycling Fund through June 30, 2024, while they spend their Measure D funds according to their latest Expenditure Plans.
Five-Year Programmatic Audit – Award of Contract (Meri Soll)
Authorize the Executive Director to amend the current Crowe LLP financial audit contract of $89,682.50 by $42,000 (for a not to exceed amount of $131,682.50) to perform the Measure D required programmatic audit for Fiscal Years 16-17 to 20-21.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Darby Hoover, President
Francisco Zermeño, 1st Vice President
Laura McKaughan, 2nd Vice President
Recycling Materials Processing Industry
Bob Carling, ACWMA
Deborah Cox, ACWMA
Eric Havel, Environmental Educator
Dan Kalb, ACWMA
Chiman Lee, Recycling Programs
Dave Sadoff, ACWMA
Matthew Zimbalist, Source Reduction Specialist
Solid Waste Industry Representative, Vacant
Timothy Burroughs, Executive Director