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 821 6786 6394
Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 821 6786 6394
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 13, 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.
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 PC & RB Minutes of December 9, 2021
Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361
Adopt Resolution #RB 2022-01.
Board Attendance Record
Written Report of Ex Parte Communication
Fiscal Year 2020-21 Audit Report (Pat Cabrera & Jennifer Luong)
That the Programs and Administration Committee review and forward the FY 20-21 audit report to the Waste Management Authority Board for acceptance and filing.
That the Recycling Board accept and file the FY 20-21 audit report.
Waste Prevention Grant Program – 2022 Solicitation (Meri Soll)
This item is for information only.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Francisco Zermeño, President
Laura McKaughan, 1st Vice President
Recycling Materials Processing Industry
Dan Kalb, 2nd Vice President
Bob Carling, ACWMA
Deborah Cox, ACWMA
Eric Havel, Environmental Educator
Darby Hoover, Environmental Organization
Chiman Lee, Recycling Programs
Dave Sadoff, ACWMA
Talia Wise, Solid Waste Industry Representative
Matthew Zimbalist, Source Reduction Specialist
Timothy Burroughs, Executive Director