WASHINGTON MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
Special Meeting of the Board of Directors
October 4, 2007
The Board of Directors (Board) of the Washington Materials Management and Financing Authority (the Authority) held a special meeting at 12:00 p.m. PDT on Thursday, October 4, 2007, at the offices of Van Ness Feldman in Seattle, Washington.
Nick Ammann, Apple Computers
Mark Dabek, RE-PC
Mary Jacques, Lenovo
Mike Moss, Samsung
John Swiderski, Deer Park Computer Sales and Service
Mike Watson, Dell Computers
Also Present Were:
Walter Alcorn, Alcorn Consulting (Contractor)
Jay Shepard, Dept. of Ecology (Staff)
Mark Bracking, PC Salvage
Meggan Ehret, Thomson Inc.
Kyle Holifield, Wal-Mart
Tim McGrady, LG Electronics
Erik Stromquist, CTL Corp.
Pamela Anderson, Van Ness Feldman
Marlys Palumbo, Van Ness Feldman
Tyson Kade, Van Ness Feldman
1. Call to Order
John Swiderski, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 12:05 p.m. A quorum of Directors was present.
2. Review and Approve RFP for Contractor to Develop Standard Plan
Discussion: The Board discussed the draft Request for Proposals for a contractor to prepare the Standard Plan on behalf of the Authority. The Board requested that question number 6 in Appendix D be deleted, that contractors provide qualifications for any subcontractors they utilize, that a development timeline be included, and that the solicitation be renamed to reflect a request for proposals and qualifications.
On a motion duly made (Watson) and seconded (Swiderski), it was:
VOTED to approve the Request for Proposals as amended.
The recorded vote was unanimous (6-0), and the motion carried. The Request for Proposals and Qualifications will be advertised in the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce and the Spokesman-Review.
3. Discuss Preferred Processing Standards Proposed by Dept. of Ecology
Discussion: The Board discussed the need for a committee to review processing standards and make recommendations to the Board by November. The Board discussed the formation of a Processor Performance Standards Committee, to include Mike Watson, Mark Dabek, Kyle Holifield, and Jay Shepard.
On a motion duly made (Ammann) and seconded (Moss), it was:
VOTED to form a Processor Performance Standards Committee as composed.
The vote was unanimous (6-0), and the motion carried.
4. Authorize Walter Alcorn to Negotiate Contracts for Services in Support of Standard Plan
At 12:45 p.m., the special meeting was adjourned to an executive session, pursuant to RCW 42.30.110, to discuss employment qualifications.
The regular meeting was reconvened in open public session at 1:15 p.m.
Discussion: Walter Alcorn discussed the scope of work necessary to negotiate contracts with identified collectors.
On a motion duly made (Watson) and seconded (Moss), it was:
VOTED to amend Walter Alcorns contract as proposed to expand the scope and budget.
The vote was 5 yeas, 0 nays, and 1 abstention (Swiderski), and the motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 1:27 p.m.