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File #: 20-222    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/28/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER: OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
On agenda: 4/21/2020 Final action: 4/21/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Authorizing an agreement with the Northern California Recycling Association, which is acting as the fiscal agent for the Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition, for the term of April 21, 2020 to April 21, 2023 for an amount not to exceed $150,000; and B) Authorizing an Appropriations Transfer Request (ATR) appropriating $50,000 from the Office of Sustainability Non-General Fund General Reserves to Other Charges to fund the first year of the agreement.
Attachments: 1. 20200421_r_NCRA Agreement.pdf, 2. 20200421_atr_BAROC.pdf, 3. 20200421_a_NCRA Agreement.pdf

Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Jim Eggemeyer, Interim Director, Office of Sustainability
Subject: Agreement with Northern California Recycling Association for Participation in the Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Authorizing an agreement with the Northern California Recycling Association, which is acting as the fiscal agent for the Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition, for the term of April 21, 2020 to April 21, 2023 for an amount not to exceed $150,000; and

B) Authorizing an Appropriations Transfer Request (ATR) appropriating $50,000 from the Office of Sustainability Non-General Fund General Reserves to Other Charges to fund the first year of the agreement.

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BACKGROUND:
The Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition (BayROC) is a collaboration between staff representing over 40 San Francisco Bay Area cities, counties, and other public agencies working together on waste reduction and buy-recycled concepts through a variety of media campaigns which promote personal action and behavior change. BayROC's cities and counties collectively create outreach campaigns to avoid duplication and spread the message of the campaigns over a wider area and audience, so the campaign messaging can be seen and heard at home and at work. Past campaigns included: how to stop junk mail, bring your own bag while shopping, buy recycled products, stop food waste, and most recently how to remember to bring reusable cups, bottles, and containers for food and beverages. The County has been a member agency of BayROC since 1996.

StopWaste, a joint powers authority of Alameda County, was the fiscal agent for BayROC for several years. The Northern California Recycling Association (NCRA) took over the fiscal agent role in 2018 to process the contributions from the cities and counties and to pay the media buyer. The Office of Sustainability (...

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