Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL, 60601
CALL TO ORDER
ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT
CONSENT CALENDAR (P&O & RB)
Approval of the Draft Joint Minutes of January 28, 2015 (Wendy Sommer)
Board Attendance Record (Wendy Sommer)
Written Report of Ex Parte Communications
Grants Under $50,000 (Wendy Sommer)
OPEN PUBLIC DISCUSSION
An opportunity is provided for any member of the public wishing to speak on any matter within the jurisdiction of the Board, but not listed on the agenda. Each speaker is limited to three minutes.
REGULAR CALENDAR (P&O & RB)
Annual Audit for Fiscal Year 2013/14 (P&O & RB) (Gary Wolff, Wendy Sommer, Pat Cabrera & Gina Peters)
Review and forward the audit to the Waste Management Authority, Recycling Board and the Energy Council for acceptance and filing.
Research on Degradation of Pharmaceuticals in Compost ("Will Bugs Eat Our Drugs?") (RB only) (Gary Wolff)
Amend the Recycling Board Budget for FY 14-15 to add $50,000 to the Project 2040, funded from the grants-to-nonprofits account balance, and authorize the Executive Director to enter into a grant agreement with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (or affiliated entity) to perform the research proposal attached, with minor adjustments if deemed necessary by the Executive Director.
Presentations of Key Discards Management Projects (P&O & RB) (Wendy Sommer & Tom Padia)
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OTHER PUBLIC INPUT
Daniel O’Donnell, President
Tim Rood, 1st Vice President
City of Piedmont
Toni Stein, 2nd Vice President
Adan Alonzo, Recycling Programs
Lorrin Ellis, City of Union City
Greg Jones, City of Hayward
Peter Maass, City of Albany
Michael Peltz, Solid Waste Industry Representative
Jerry Pentin, City of Pleasanton
Steve Sherman, Source Reduction Specialist
Minna Tao, Recycling Materials Processing Industry