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 September 27, 2023
Grants Issued Under Executive Director Signature Authority - WMA 2023-04
BayREN Contract for 2024-2027 and Business Plan Update (Emily Alvarez) (EC only)
Adopt the attached Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to enter into a four-year contract with ABAG, starting January 1, 2024, for BayREN services and other related actions and to approve budget amendments up to 2% (approximately $768,000) of the contract total where the scope of work remains unchanged.
Acceptance of U.S. Department of Energy Buildings Upgrade Prize for Multifamily Building Electrification (Ben Cooper) (EC only)
Adopt the attached Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to accept a $200,000 Buildings Upgrade Prize for the development of a multifamily energy efficiency and electrification implementation plan and other related actions.
Amendment to the Alameda County Integrated Waste Management Plan (CoIWMP) for Jess Ranch Composting Facility located at 15850 Jess Ranch Road in Unincorporated Alameda County (Emily Alvarez)
Staff, the Recycling Board (as the LTF), and the Planning Committee of the WMA recommend to the WMA Board that it hold a public hearing and adopt a resolution to:
(1) Amend the ColWMP to include the Jess Ranch Composting Facility in Unincorporated Alameda County and make additional changes as needed for consistency (Exhibit 1);
(2) Find that the Jess Ranch Composting Facility conforms to the CoIWMP as amended (Exhibit 2); and
(3) Make the findings required by CEQA, including adoption of a Statement of Overriding Considerations.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program and Fee Analysis (Pat Cabrera)
That the WMA Board direct staff to conduct the Household Hazardous Waste Fee financial analysis based on current program design to determine if there is a need to adjust the fee beginning in FY 2025.
Interim appointment(s) to the Recycling Board for WMA appointee unable to attend future Board Meeting(s) (Arliss Dunn)
Joint meeting of the Waste Management Authority Board, The Energy Council, and the Planning Committee & Recycling Board, Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at StopWaste, 1537 Webster Street, Oakland, CA.
MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
ADJOURNMENT – TO JOINT WMA, EC, AND PC & RB MEETING NOVEMBER 15, 2023 at 3:00 P.M.
Bob Carling, WMA President
City of Livermore, WMA, EC
Francisco Zermeño, WMA 1st Vice President
City of Hayward, WMA, EC
Tracy Jensen, WMA 2nd Vice President
City of Alameda, WMA, EC
David Haubert, EC President
County of Alameda, WMA, EC
Michael Hannon, EC 1st Vice President
City of Newark, WMA, EC
David Mourra, EC 2nd Vice President
City of Emeryville, 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
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
Jack Balch, City of Pleasanton, WMA, EC
Fred Simon, City of San Leandro, WMA, EC
Jeff Wang, City of Union City, WMA, EC
Timothy Burroughs, Executive Director