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CALL TO ORDER
ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE PRESIDENTS
Members are asked to please advise the boards or the council if you might need to leave before action items are completed
Approval of the Draft WMA Minutes of February 17, 2016 (Wendy Sommer)
Mandatory Recycling Ordinance (MRO) – Site Inspector Analysis (Pat Cabrera)
The P&A Committee recommends that the WMA Board direct staff to continue the use of contracted services for MRO site inspectors.
Product Decisions Targets – Recommendations (Justin Lehrer)
The P&A and P&O Committees recommend that the WMA Board approve the proposed recommendations for the PD Targets and direct staff to implement them in the FY 16-17 budget.
Minutes of the February 16, 2016 and March 15, 2016 Technical Advisory Group (Karen Kho)
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 boards or council, but not listed on the agenda. Total time limit of 30 minutes with each speaker limited to three minutes.
Reusable Bag Ordinance – Ordinance Expansion Language (Wendy Sommer)
Staff recommends that the WMA Board review the proposed reusable bag ordinance expansion language (Attachment A) and direct staff to prepare formal amendments to Ordinance 2012-02.
Priorities Program Areas for 2016-2018 (Karen Kho)
Staff recommends that the Energy Council discuss and approve Priority Areas for 2016-2018.
Interim appointment(s) to the Recycling Board for WMA appointee unable to attend future Board Meeting(s) (Wendy Sommer)
(The April 14, 2016 P&O and Recycling Board meeting is cancelled in lieu of a joint meeting of the WMA Board, Energy Council, and Recycling Board on April 27, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at StopWaste offices)
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—ANTICIPATED LITIGATION; Significant exposure to litigation pursuant Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2): (One potential case)
Jerry Pentin, WMA, President
City of Pleasanton, WMA
Dan Kalb, WMA 1st Vice President, EC President
City of Oakland, WMA, EC
Greg Jones, WMA 2nd Vice President, EC 1st Vice President
City of Hayward, WMA, EC
Lorrin Ellis, EC 2nd Vice President
City of Union City, WMA, EC
Keith Carson, County of Alameda, WMA, EC
Jim Oddie, City of Alameda, WMA, EC
Peter Maass, City of Albany, WMA, EC
Susan Wengraf, City of Berkeley, WMA, EC
Dave Sadoff, Castro Valley Sanitary District, WMA
Don Biddle, City of Dublin, WMA, EC
Dianne Martinez, City of Emeryville, WMA, EC
Suzanne Lee Chan, City of Fremont, WMA, EC
Laureen Turner, City of Livermore, WMA
Mike Hannon, City of Newark, WMA, EC
Shelia Young, Oro Loma Sanitary District, WMA
Tim Rood, City of Piedmont, WMA, EC
Deborah Cox, City of San Leandro, WMA, EC
Wendy Sommer, Executive Director