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WMA/Energy Council
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 28, 2023 - 3:00pm
1537 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 891-6500
Webinar ID 844 5583 9817
This meeting will be conducted in a hybrid model with both in-person attendance and Teleconference participation:
Teleconference locations:
1. 3300 Capitol Ave. Building A, Fremont, CA
2. City of Pleasanton – 123 Old Bernal, City Mgr. Conf. Rm, Pleasanton, CA
3. 118 Glashaus Loop, Emeryville, CA
4. Fairfield Inn and Suites lobby, 10971 West Colonial Dr., Ocoee , Florida
5. Scott Haggerty Heritage House, 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, CA
6. 1404 LeRoy Ave., Berkeley, CA
7. David W. Smith City Hall, 37101 Newark Blvd., Conf. Rm #5, Newark, CA
Members of the public may attend in person at the Board Room or the addresses listed above or by:
1. Calling US+1 669 900 6833 and using the webinar id 844 5583 9817
2. Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 844 5583 9817
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 27, 2023. The public may also comment by sending an e-mail to 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, 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 24, 2023


    1. View item
      p. 5 of full packet

      Executive Director Contract Amendment (Bob Carling, WMA Interim President)

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

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      p. 9 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 2024.

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      p. 11 of full packet

      Enforcement Ordinance Proposed Changes (Elese Lebsack & Rachel Balsley)

      Staff recommends that following the public hearing the WMA Board introduce and waive the first reading of the attached ordinance and direct staff to place it on the consent calendar for adoption at the next regular meeting of the Board. The ordinance makes minor revisions to the WMA’s 2013 enforcement ordinance to facilitate enforcement of violations of Authority legislation together with various typographical revisions.

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      p. 25 of full packet

      Legislative Positions Update for 2023 – Energy-Related Bills (Jennifer West)

      Adopt positions on the bills listed in the staff report.

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      p. 29 of full packet

      Appointment to fill upcoming vacancy on the Recycling Board (Timothy Burroughs)

      Staff recommends that the WMA Board fill the vacancy on the Recycling Board by June 28 or July 26, 2023. 

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      p. 33 of full packet

      Election of WMA Officers for Fiscal Year 2024 (Timothy Burroughs)

      Staff recommends that the WMA Board elect officers for Fiscal Year 2024.

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      p. 35 of full packet

      Election of EC Officers for Fiscal Year 2024 (Timothy Burroughs)

      Staff recommends that the Energy Council elect officers for Fiscal Year 2024.

    8. 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 13, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. LEAF C.R. Stone Garden, 55 Mowry Ave, Fremont, CA 94536.


  8. ADJOURNMENT – to JULY 26, 2023 at 3:00 P.M.


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




Bob Carling, WMA 1st Vice President/Interim President
City of Livermore, WMA, EC
Francisco Zermeño, WMA 2nd Vice President
City of Hayward, WMA, EC
Jack Balch, EC President
City of Pleasanton, WMA, EC
David Haubert, EC 1st Vice President
County of Alameda, WMA, EC
Michael Hannon, EC 2nd Vice President
City of Newark, WMA, EC
Tracy Jensen, City of Alameda, WMA, EC
Jennifer Hansen-Romero, City of Albany, WMA, EC
Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley, WMA, EC
Dave Sadoff, Castro Valley Sanitary District, WMA
Melissa Hernandez, City of Dublin, WMA, EC
David Mourra, City of Emeryville, WMA, EC
Yang Shao, City of Fremont, WMA, EC
Dan Kalb, City of Oakland, WMA, EC
Shelia Young, Oro Loma Sanitary District, WMA
Jen Cavenaugh, City of Piedmont, WMA, EC
Fred Simon, City of San Leandro, WMA, EC
Jeff Wang, City of Union City, WMA, EC
Timothy Burroughs, Executive Director