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Joint Meeting - WMA/Energy Council/Recycling Board
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 27, 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 842 2346 0200

2.      Using the Zoom website or App and entering meeting code 842 2346 0200

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, April 27, 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 boards 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 boards 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 & 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. Members of the RB will vote on their items separately. 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 March 23, 2022 (WMA & EC only)

    2. View item
      p. 5 of full packet

      Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361 (WMA only)

      Adopt Resolution WMA# 2022-05.

    3. View item
      p. 9 of full packet

      Revisions to the Agency’s Purchasing Policy (WMA only)

      That the WMA Board approve the revised purchasing policy resolution as recommended by the P&A Committee.

    4. View item
      p. 13 of full packet

      Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361 (EC only)

      Adopt Resolution EC# 2022-05.

    5. View item
      p. 17 of full packet

      Approval of the Draft PC/RB Minutes of March 10, 2022 (RB only)

    6. View item
      p. 21 of full packet

      Recycling Board Attendance Record (RB only)

    7. View item
      p. 23 of full packet

      Written Report of Ex Parte Communications (RB only)

    8. View item
      p. 25 of full packet

      Resolution regarding meeting via teleconference to promote social distancing, pursuant to AB 361 (RB only)

      Adopt Resolution RB# 2022-05.


    1. View item
      p. 29 of full packet

      FY 22-23 Budget presentation (Timothy Burroughs & Pat Cabrera) (WMA, EC & RB)

      This item is for information only.

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

      Planning Committee and Recycling Board meeting on May 12, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held via teleconference.


  8. ADJOURNMENT – to May 25, 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, RB

Dan Kalb, EC President, RB 2nd Vice President
City of Oakland, WMA, EC, RB

Jack Balch, EC 1st Vice President
City of Pleasanton, WMA, EC

Preston Jordan, EC 2nd Vice President
City of Albany, WMA, EC

Francisco Zermeño, RB President
City of Hayward, WMA, EC, RB

Laura McKaughan, RB 1st Vice President
Recycling Materials Processing Industry, RB

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, RB

Melissa Hernandez, City of Dublin, WMA, EC

Jenny Kassan, City of Fremont, WMA, EC

Michael Hannon, City of Newark, WMA, EC

Jennifer Cavenaugh, City of Piedmont, WMA, EC

Deborah Cox, City of San Leandro, WMA, EC, RB

Jaime Patiño, City of Union City, WMA, EC

Eric Havel, Environmental Educator, RB

Darby Hoover, Environmental Organization, RB

Chiman Lee, Recycling Programs, RB

Talia Wise, Solid Waste Industry Representative, RB

Vacant, Source Reduction Specialist, RB

Timothy Burroughs, Executive Director