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 Brown Act, which was amended by AB 361, 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 may attend and participate in the meeting by:
Calling US: +1 669 900 6833 and using the webinar id 853 6561 8296
Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 853 6561 8296
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. Public comment is generally limited to three minutes per person for each agenda item. The process will be described on the StopWaste website at http://www.stopwaste.org/virtual-meetings no later than noon Thursday, December 8, 2022. The public may also comment by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Written public comment will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled meeting. Copies of all written comments submitted by the deadline above will be provided to each Board Member and will be added to the official record. Comments will not be read into the record.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and 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, and PC & RB Minutes of November 16, 2022
Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361
Adopt Resolution #RB 2022-14.
Board Attendance Record
Written Report of Ex Parte Communications
Expenditure Plan Approvals and Updates for Accumulated Measure D Funds (Meri Soll & Jennifer West)
Staff recommends that the Recycling Board approve the Expenditure Plans submitted by the Cities of Berkeley and Newark and receive and approve the Expenditure Plan updates by Albany, Dublin and Pleasanton.
Rules of Procedure for Teleconferencing at Recycling Board Meetings (Timothy Burroughs)
Staff recommends that the Recycling Board adopt Resolution 2022-15 to remove the limit on the number of Board Members who may utilize teleconferencing for Board and Committee meetings and to incorporate the Just Cause and Personal Emergency provisions of AB 2449.
2023 Meeting Schedule (Timothy Burroughs)
That the Planning Committee and Recycling Board approve the 2023 meeting schedule.
Election of Officers for 2023 (Timothy Burroughs)
That the Planning Committee and Recycling Board elect Officers for 2023.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
ADJOURNMENT – to January 12, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.
Francisco Zermeño, President
Laura McKaughan, 1st Vice President
Recycling Materials Processing Industry
Dan Kalb, 2nd Vice President
Bob Carling, ACWMA
Eric Havel, Environmental Educator
Darby Hoover, Environmental Organization
Chiman Lee, Recycling Programs
Grace Liao, Source Reduction Specialist
Jaime Patiño, ACWMA
Talia Wise, Solid Waste Industry Representative
Timothy Burroughs, Executive Director