Approved Minutes
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.

Directors Present:
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)

Directors Absent:
Mark Bracking, PC Salvage
Meggan Ehret, Thomson Inc.
Kyle Holifield, Wal-Mart
Tim McGrady, LG Electronics
Erik Stromquist, CTL Corp.

Counsel Present:
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 Alcorn’s contract as proposed to expand the scope and budget.

The vote was 5 yeas, 0 nays, and 1 abstention (Swiderski), and the motion carried.

5. Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 1:27 p.m.