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 Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 suspending certain teleconference rules required by the Ralph M. Brown Act. The purpose of this order 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.
Board members will receive a separate unique email invite. Staff and members of the public 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 webinar ID 811 6588 0456
2. Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 811 6588 0456.
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 Wednesday, June,24, 2020. The public may also comment during the meeting by sending an e-mail to email@example.com 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 PRESIDENTS
Members are asked to please advise the board or the council if you might need to leave before action items are completed.
OPEN PUBLIC DISCUSSION FROM THE FLOOR
An opportunity is provided for any member of the public wishing to speak on any matter within the jurisdiction of the board or council, but not listed on the agenda. Total time limit of 30 minutes with each speaker limited to three minutes unless a shorter period of time is set by the President.
Approval of the Draft Joint WMA, EC, & RB Minutes of May 27, 2020 (Wendy Sommer)
Public Hearing and Annual Adoption of Fee Collection Report for Household Hazardous Waste Fee (Pat Cabrera)
That the WMA Board hold a public hearing on the Fee Collection Report and approve by resolution, the Fee Collection Report for FY 2020-21.
Election of WMA Officers for Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Arliss Dunn)
Staff recommends that the WMA Board elect officers for Fiscal Year 2020-21.
Election of Energy Council Officers for Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Arliss Dunn)
Staff recommends that the Energy Council elect officers for Fiscal Year 2020-21.
Vacancy on the Recycling Board (Arliss Dunn)
That the WMA Board fill the vacancy on the Recycling Board.
Sustainable Landscapes in Alameda County - Final Report (Jennifer West)
This item is for information only.
Interim appointment(s) to the Recycling Board for WMA appointee unable to attend future Board Meeting(s) (Arliss Dunn)
Planning Committee and Recycling Board meeting, July 9, 2020, 7:00 p.m. via teleconference.
BayREN 2020-22 Contract Amendment #1 (Karen Kho) (EC only)
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to enter into a 2020 contract amendment of $100,000 for Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) and other related actions.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
CLOSED SESSION (WMA only)
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Title: Executive Director
(confidential materials mailed separately)
CLOSED SESSION (WMA only)
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
Agency Designated Representatives: Board Members Cox, Rood, Sadoff, and Young
Unrepresented Employee: Executive Director
Tim Rood, WMA President
City of Piedmont, WMA, EC
Deborah Cox, WMA 1st Vice President, EC President
City of San Leandro, WMA, EC
Shelia Young, WMA 2nd Vice President
Oro Loma Sanitary District, WMA
Melissa Hernandez, EC 1st Vice President
City of Dublin, WMA, EC
Dan Kalb, EC 2nd Vice President
City of Oakland, WMA, EC
Jim Oddie, City of Alameda, WMA, EC
Keith Carson, County of Alameda, WMA, EC
Nick Pilch, City of Albany, WMA, EC
Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley, WMA, EC
Dave Sadoff, Castro Valley Sanitary District, WMA
Dianne Martinez, City of Emeryville, WMA, EC
Jenny Kassan, City of Fremont, WMA, EC
Francisco Zermeño, City of Hayward, WMA, EC
Bob Carling, City of Livermore, WMA, EC
Michael Hannon, City of Newark, WMA, EC
Jerry Pentin, City of Pleasanton, WMA, EC
Emily Duncan, City of Union City, WMA, EC
Wendy Sommer, Executive Director