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WMA/Energy Council
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location:
TELECONFERENCE MEETING
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 891-6500

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 832 4295 5843

2.      Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 832 4295 5843

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, January 27, 2021.  The public may also comment during the meeting by sending an e-mail to publiccomment@stopwaste.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. 

Agenda

  1. CALL TO ORDER

  2. ROLL CALL OF ATTENDANCE

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. CONSENT CALENDAR


    1. View item
      p. 1 of full packet

      Approval of the Draft WMA & EC Minutes of December 16, 2020 (Wendy Sommer)


    2. View item
      p. 5 of full packet

      Annual Audit for Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Pat Cabrera & Jennifer Luong)

      That the WMA Board and Energy Council review, accept and file the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Annual Audit.

  6. REGULAR CALENDAR


    1. View item
      p. 7 of full packet

      Support for Assembly Joint Resolution No. 4 (Jeff Becerra)

      That the Waste Management Authority Board adopt a ‘support’ position for Assembly Joint Resolution No. 4 that would urge the Biden Administration to ratify the Basel Convention resolution.


    2. View item
      p. 11 of full packet

      SB 1383 Procurement Requirements (Kelly Schoonmaker)

      This item is for information only. 


    3. View item
      p. 15 of full packet

      BayREN Partnership Update (Karen Kho)

      This item is for information only. 

    4. 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, February 11, 2021, 7:00 p.m. Meeting will be held via teleconference. 


    5. View item
      p. 19 of full packet

      BayREN 2020-22 Contract Amendment #2 (Karen Kho) (EC only)

      Adopt the attached Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to enter into a contract amendment for Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) and other related actions.

  7. MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

  8. CLOSED SESSION (WMA only)

    PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT
    (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957)
    Title: Executive Director

     

  9. ADJOURNMENT

Downloads

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Attendees

Deborah Cox, WMA President
City of San Leandro, WMA, EC
 
Shelia Young, WMA 1st Vice President
Oro Loma Sanitary District, WMA
 
Dianne Martinez, WMA 2nd Vice President
City of Emeryville, WMA, EC
 
Melissa Hernandez, EC President
City of Dublin, WMA, EC
 
Dan Kalb, EC 1st Vice President
City of Oakland, WMA, EC
 
Jenny Kassan, EC 2nd Vice President
City of Fremont, WMA, EC
 
Trish Herrera Spencer, City of Alameda, WMA, EC
 
Preston Jordan, City of Albany, WMA, EC
 
David Haubert, County of Alameda, WMA, EC
 
Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley, WMA, EC
 
Dave Sadoff, Castro Valley Sanitary District, WMA
 
Francisco Zermeño, City of Hayward, WMA, EC
 
Bob Carling, City of Livermore, WMA, EC
 
Michael Hannon, City of Newark, WMA, EC
 
Jennifer Cavenaugh, City of Piedmont, WMA, EC
 
Jack Balch, City of Pleasanton, WMA, EC
 
Jaime Patiño, City of Union City, WMA, EC