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Climate Policy Commission (View All)

Climate Policy Commission Meeting

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Meeting Video

October 14, 2021 – 4 to 6:30 PM

1. (4:00) Call to Order

2. Consent Agenda (5 min)
3. (4:05) Announcements (10 min)
3.1. Council Update
3.2. Staff Update
3.3. Other Announcements from Commissioners
3.4. Reports from Representatives of Other Commissions

4. Public Forum must be submitted via the CPC contact form in writing by 10 a.m. the day of the meeting to be included in the minutes.
5. Old Business
5.1. (4:15) Next Meeting: November TBD, 2021 (5 min)
5.2. (4:20) Vice-Chair Election (5 min)
The Vice-Chair of the Climate Policy Commission will: 
Assist the Chair and City Staff with developing agendas and packet materials for commission meetings
Facilitate the commission meetings when the Chair is not able to attend
Represent the Climate Policy Commission in meetings that the Chair is unable to attend
Work with the Chair to deliver the annual report to Council on behalf of the Commission
Assume the Chair role at least as an interim in the event that the Chair can no longer fulfill their obligations 
5.3. (4:25) Commissioner Recruitment (1 min)
5.4. (4:26) Formal Planning - Mallette (4 min)
5.5. (4:30) CPC Council Study Session Process (30 min)
5.6. (5:00) Clean Buildings - Home Energy Score - Green (20 min)
5.7. (5:20) The Path Off Fossil Gas (40 min)
5.7.1. Fossil Gas policy recommendation
Is there a motion to approve the following as CPC’s policy recommendation?
“Consistent with its charge and consistent with the adopted Climate and Energy Action Plan, the Climate Policy Commission, recommends the City of Ashland develop a specific timeline in which new fossil gas infrastructure shall cease to be built, including new service connections. CPC further recommends that all existing gas equipment and appliances be electrified as they reach the end of their service life.” 
5.7.2. Outline for Ashland’s Path Off Fossil Gas - Mallette
5.7.3. Avista Communication comments/approval - Barth
5.7.4. Avista Questions comments/approval - Barth
6. New Business
6.1. (6:00) Nuclear Free Zone Ordinance memo - Barth (10 min)

7. (6:10) Wrap Up (20 min)


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