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Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission (View All)

Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Meeting Agenda
November 13, 2019 – 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Community Development Building, Siskiyou Room, 51 Winburn Way
1. (6:00) - Call to Order
2. Consent Agenda
3. Announcements (20 min)
3.1. Next Regular Meeting: December 18, 2019 (one week earlier)
• Spring 2020 Meetings Scheduling
• ASD Representative Update
3.2. Upcoming Sub-committee meetings
3.3. Other Announcements from Commissioners
4. (6:20) - Public Forum to be evenly divided by public wishing to speak (10 min)
5. (6:30) - Reports/Presentations (20 min)
5.1 Council and Administration Update (10 min)
5.2 CPAC Staff Liaison Update (10 min)
6. (6:50) Old Business (60 min)
6.1. Commission Monthly Column in Sneak Preview (5 min)
Month Published Article Assigned To Due for Packet Due to Sneak Preview (staff) Approved?
December Rogue to Go Buck Oct. 14 Nov. 18 Yes
January SB 90/Straws on Demand Rosenthal Nov. 4 Dec. 20  
February CPAC Joint Commission Article McGinnis/CPAC Jan. 21 TBD  
March Climate Card Article Moore Feb. 24 TBD  
TBD - What happens to recycling?, Juicebox Electric Car Charger, and Addressing Consumption Emissions
6.2. Sub-committee updates (15 min)
6.2.1 Water
6.2.2 Waste Prevention
6.2.3 Air Quality
6.4 Outreach to Community Regarding Change in Name and Charter (20 min)
7. New Business
8. (7:50) - Wrap Up (10 min)
8.1. Review of Action Items
8.2. Items to be added to next agenda
• Debrief on State Laws (after legal review)
• Public Meeting, Records, and Ethics Presentation
• Multifamily Recycling Ordinance Review (TBD)
• Senate Bill 90/Straws on Demand article (TBD)

Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission
The purpose of Ashland’s Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission is to support the achievement of Ashland's Community Climate Recovery Goals and conservation activities. The Commission shall actively encourage Community entities and individuals to make wise use of resources and make progress toward Ashland's Community Climate Goals as set forth in the most current City Council approved version of the Climate and Energy Action Plan. 
The Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission consists of nine voting members including one representative each from the solid waste franchisee for the City, Southern Oregon University, and the Ashland School District, and six other voting members.
Powers and Duties Generally:
A. Consistent with City policies and procedures, educate and advocate for Ashland's Community Climate Recovery Goals
B. Consistent with the Climate and Energy Action Plan, make recommendations on strategies, actions, and programs related to the wise and efficient use of resources by all Ashland citizens, including: 
a. Consumption of goods and services;
b. Materials management, waste prevention, reduction, and recycling;
c. Conservation and efficient use of electricity, water, and natural resources; 
d. Promotion of community, residential, and commercial renewable resources;
e. Air quality awareness; and 
f. Climate resilience and preparedness.

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