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Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission (View All)

Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Meeting Agenda
September 22, 2021 – 3 to 5 PM

Via Zoom:

Note: This meeting will be recorded and uploaded to the website to accompany the minutes. Meeting videos may be available on the CIty of Ashland YouTube page before the minutes have been published.

1. (3:00) Call to Order

2. Consent Agenda (5 min)
3. (3:05) Announcements (15 min)
3.1. Next Regular Meeting: October 27, 2021
3.2. Other Announcements from Commissioners
3.3. Reports from Members of Other Commissions

4. (3:20) Public Forum will be taken as written and oral testimony. Please submit testimony via the CCOC contact form 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 min)

5. (3:25) - Reports/Presentations (50 min)
5.1. Nuclear Energy Presentation (30 min)
5.2. Council Update (5 min)
5.3. Staff Update (5 min)
5.4. SOU Update (5 min)
5.5. Recology Update (5 min)

6. (4:15) – Business (35 min)
6.1. Commission Monthly Column in Sneak Preview (15 min)
Month Published Article Assigned To Due for Packet Due to Sneak Preview
October Water/Storm Drains & Leaves Cooper/Sohl Aug. 16 Sept. 20
November Leaf Drop Offs & EV Incentive Announcement Koopman Sep. 13 Oct. 18
December Recycling Rosenthal Oct. 18 Nov. 15
TBD – Ashland Solar Cooperative, Moving to Avoid Climate Change, Community Climate Survey Results
6.2. Planning and prioritization (20 min)

7. (4:50) Wrap Up (10 min)
7.1. Items to be added to future agendas
• Ashland Solar Cooperative (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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