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Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission (View All)

Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Meeting Agenda
July 22, 2020 – 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Via Zoom
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Note: This meeting will be recorded and uploaded to the website to accompany the minutes.
1. (6:00) - Call to Order
3. (6:05) - Consent Agenda (5 min)
4. (6:10) - Announcements (15 min)
4.1 Welcome Back/Check In
4.2. Decision: Chair and Vice Chair Nominations 
5. Public Forum must be submitted via the CCOC contact form in writing by 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21 to be included in the minutes.
No public testimony was submitted for this meeting. 
6. (6:25) - Reports/Presentations (20 min)
6.1. Council Update (10 min)
6.2. Staff Update (10 min)
7. (6:45) Old Business (25 min)
7.1. Commission Monthly Column in Sneak Preview (15 min)
• Discuss Future Articles or Change in Format
7.2. New Meeting Time and Date Discussion (10 min)
• Preferred dates/times from February meeting: 4th Wednesday or 4th Monday; 3 to 5 p.m., 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., or 6 to 8 p.m.
8. (7:10) New Business (45 min)
8.1. Decision: Commission and Sub-Committee Work Planning (45 min)
• What are/were you working on?
• What do you want to work on for the next year?
• What collaborations with CPC need to be addressed? Interest in joint meeting with CPC in August?

9. (7:55) - Wrap Up (5 min)
9.1. 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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