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WMA/Energy Council
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 3:00pm
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 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 873 6334 3522
  1. Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 873 6334 3522

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 no later than noon Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The public may also comment during the meeting by sending an e-mail to 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.





    Members are asked to please advise the board or the council if you might need to leave before action items are completed.


    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.

    1. View item
      p. 1 of full packet

      Approval of the Draft WMA & EC Minutes of May 25, 2022

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      p. 5 of full packet

      Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361

      Adopt Resolution WMA# 2022-09.

    3. View item
      p. 9 of full packet

      Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361

      Adopt Resolution EC# 2022-08.

    4. View item
      p. 13 of full packet

      BayREN Contract Amendment and Extension

      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.


    1. View item
      p. 19 of full packet

      Executive Director Contract Amendment (Shelia Young, WMA President)

      That the Waste Management Authority Board amend the Executive Director Employment Agreement.

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      p. 23 of full packet

      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 2022-23.

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      p. 25 of full packet

      Reappointment to the Recycling Board – Board member Kalb (Timothy Burroughs)

      That the Waste Management Authority Board reappoint Board member Kalb to a two-year  term on the Recycling Board ending June 24, 2024.

    4. View item
      p. 27 of full packet

      Election of WMA Officers for Fiscal Year 2022-23 (Timothy Burroughs)

      Staff recommends that the WMA Board elect officers for Fiscal Year 2022-23.

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      p. 29 of full packet

      Election of EC Officers for Fiscal Year 2022-23 (Timothy Burroughs)

      Staff recommends that the Energy Council elect officers for Fiscal Year 2022-23.

    6. Interim appointment(s) to the Recycling Board for WMA appointee unable to attend future Board Meeting(s) (Arliss Dunn)

      The Planning Committee/Recycling Board meeting on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held via teleconference.


  8. ADJOURNMENT – to July 27, 2022 at 3:00 P.M.


Download the Agenda or Full Packet below. Individual items may also be downloaded to the left.





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