Organics Committee of the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and
Public Notice and Agenda
Date: May 6, 2021
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Webcast: Public Meeting Live Webcasts
Agenda Item 1: 10:00 am (5min) Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment
Formal proceedings to bring Committee to order.
Agenda Item 2: 10:05 am (5 min) Public Comment Review – Items Not on the
At this time, any member of the public may address the
Committee on matters not listed on this agenda. Participants are encouraged to
reserve their comments for regular matters listed on this agenda for the time
the item is considered by the Committee. Please note that no action may be
taken on any item that is not listed.
Agenda Item 3: 10:10 am (5 min) Review and Potential Approval of Meeting
The Committee will review and potentially approve meeting
notes from April 14, 2021.
Agenda Item 4: 10:15 AM (25 min) Election of Organics Committee Chair
The Committee will select a Commissioner to serve as Chair
of the Organics Committee following former Chair Potashner’s departure from
Agenda Item 5: 10:40 AM (15 minutes) Discussion of Draft Text regarding
Introduction, Context and Importance of
Organics policy proposals
The Committee will consider and forward recommendations
relating to compostable packaging, food rescue, waste prevention and
infrastructure to the full commission.
Break 10:55-11:00 (5 minutes)
Agenda Item 6: 11:00 AM (20 minutes) Discussion of Recommendations relating
to Compostable Packaging, Food Rescue, Waste Prevention and Infrastructure
The Committee will consider recommendations relating to
compostable packaging, food rescue, waste prevention and infrastructure to the
Agenda Item 7: 11:20 am (30 min) Review of Organics Committee Responsibilities and Timelines
The Committee will review the policy recommendations called
for under legislation forming the Commission and the Committee’s progress in
Agenda Item 8: 11:50 (5 min) Next Meeting and Agenda Items for Future
future agenda items and scheduling of future meetings.
Agenda Item 9: 11:55 am (5 min) Meeting Summary and Closing
remarks and summary of goals achieved during the meeting.
information about this meeting, please contact Benjamin Davenport at Benjamin.firstname.lastname@example.org, (916) 341-6361, or 801 K Street,
Mailstop 17-01, Sacramento, CA 95814.
Discussion and action may be
taken on any item on the Committee meeting agenda. This notice and agenda, and
any available meeting minutes and materials, can be found on the Statewide
Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling webpage. This Committee is part of the Statewide Commission on
Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling. The time and order of agenda items
are approximate and subject to change at the discretion of CalRecycle and the Committee Chair to
facilitate the effective transaction of business.
Under Government Code section
11123(a), all meetings of a state body are open and public, and all persons are
permitted to attend any meeting of a state body, except as otherwise provided
in that Article.
Pursuant to Executive Order
N-29-20, certain provisions of the Bagley Keene Open Meeting Act are suspended
due to a State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Consistent
with the Executive Order, this Committee meeting will be conducted by
teleconference only. None of the locations from which Commissioners will
participate will be open to the public. The public may observe the meeting via
live webcast online by accessing the meeting link at Public Meeting Live Webcasts.
Members of the public who wish
to comment during the meeting may do so using the Commission’s public
participation portal found at Public
Comment Portal. When using the Public
Comment Portal, please select “Statewide Commission Comment” from the initial
drop-down menu. In the Comment Audience dropdown menu, please select “Organics
Committee”. During the live webcast, CalRecycle or the Committee Chair, at
their discretion, will apportion available time among those who wish to have
their comments read aloud during the meeting. Please note that, due to time
constraints written comments should be limited to 150 words or less. It should
be noted that, the Commission will be unable to take any action on matters
received from the public that have not been placed on the agenda. The
Commission will, however, determine whether action on such matters should be
scheduled on a future agenda.
Please note that Commissioners
who are not members of this Committee may be attending this meeting only as
observers, not as participants.
Persons who, due to a
disability, need assistance in order to participate in this meeting should,
prior to the meeting, contact Benjamin Davenport at (916) 341-6361 (voice), Benjamin.email@example.com (e-mail).
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