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. 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 and using the Webinar ID 840 5878 0430
2. Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 840 5878 0430
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, February 23, 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 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.
The Consent Calendar contains routine items of business. Items in this section will be acted on in one motion for both the WMA and EC, unless removed by a member of either Board. Members of the WMA who are not members of the EC will vote as part of the consent calendar vote, but their votes will not be considered in connection with any EC items. Any member of the public may speak on an item on the Consent Calendar at this time. Public Speakers are limited to three (3) minutes.
Approval of the Draft WMA & EC Minutes of January 26, 2022
Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361.
Adopt Resolution WMA# 2022-02.
Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361
Adopt Resolution EC# 2022-03.
Update on Equity and Empowerment Initiatives (Karen Kho & Candis Mary-Dauphin)
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, Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Meeting will be held via teleconference.
Overview of Bay Area Healthy Homes Initiative and Energy Equity for Renters Initiative (Candis Mary-Dauphin & Ben Cooper)
This item is for information only.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
UPCOMING WMA & EC MEETING – MARCH 23, 2022 AT 3:00 P.M.