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Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission (View All)

Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Meeting Agenda
February 24, 2021 – 3 to 5 PM
Via Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89170336314?pwd=R2RtdS9MQkdZWjVEQUpIT29xVEtwQT09
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Note: This meeting will be recorded and uploaded to the website to accompany the minutes.
1. (3:00) Call to Order
2. Consent Agenda (5 min)
3. (3:05) Announcements (15 min)
3.1. Next Regular Meeting: March 24, 2021
3.2. Other Announcements from Commissioners
3.3. Reports from Members of Other Commissions
4. Public Forum will be taken as written and oral testimony. Please submit testimony via the CCOC contact form in writing by 10 a.m. the day before the meeting to be included in the minutes. If you would like to speak, please indicate that on the form. 
5. (3:20) - Reports/Presentations (10 min)
5.1. Council Update (5 min)
5.2. Staff Update (5 min)
6. (3:30) - Old Business (85 min)
Month Published Article Assigned To Due for Packet Due to Sneak Preview
February E-Bikes (and E-Cars) for A-Town Koopman Approved  - 
March Water Conservation Cooper Approved Feb. 22
Apri Hazardous Waste Event Rosenthal Feb. 16 Mar. 22
   TBD – Your Recycling, Waste & More (already approved); COVID-19 & Sustainability 
6.3. Update on Different Channels for Articles and Future Outreach (5 min)
6.4. CEAP Project Update (30 min)
  • Responsible Consumption and Single Use
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Use and Conservation
6.5. Compost Recommendation Update (2 min)
6.6. Outreach to New City Council (10 min)
7. New Business
8. (4:55) Wrap Up
8.1. Items to be added to future agendas

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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