These Minutes are preliminary pending approval by Conservation Commission at the August 25, 2004 Conservation Commission Meeting.
September 22, 2004– 7:00 p.m.
Community Development Building
51 Winburn Way
CALL TO ORDER
Chairperson, Alex Amarotico, called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Development Building.
Attendees: Charles Bennett, Carol Carlson, Russ Chapman, Ross Finney, Joanne Krippaehne, Paige Prewett. Lisa Black was also present. Bruce Moats, and Jim Hartman were absent.
City Council Liaison: Alex Amarotico
Staff Liaison: Dick Wanderscheid
Student Liaison: Heidi Hubert was not present
APPROVAL OF MINUTES The chairperson, Alex Amarotico asked for an approval of the August 25, 2004 minutes.
Commissioner Chapman moved to approve the minutes with stated corrections and Commissioner Krippaehne seconded the motion.
Voice vote: all Ayes. The motion passed with a unanimous vote.
The minutes of the Conservation Commission Meeting of August 25, 2004 were approved.
No speakers present.
ASHLAND SANITARY & RECYCLING UPDATE:
Ms. Black reported the last compost class was held on September 18 and because attendance was low at the first two classes, Ashland Sanitary added advertisement for this class along with their other advertisements in the Daily Tidings. She was waiting to hear about the results.
Ms. Black reminded the Commission, Todd Hubbard was planning to attend the next meeting to speak to the Commission about recycling.
Ms. Black reported the co-mingling program continued to be a success with new businesses participating daily adding the town of Talent was now set up. Commission Krippaehne wondered about measuring the results and Commissioner Chapman reported their distribution has increased to 5 times a week on recycling weeks and 4 times a week on non-recycling weeks with 48 foot trailers. Ms. Black remarked more people are recycling than ever before.
Commissioner Prewett reported to the Commission information she had obtained about Rapid Refill Ink for business and residential.
COMMISSION ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA
Commissioner Carlson asked for discussion about subsidizing florescent light disposal and the members explored different options. Commissioner Finney remarked about the pilot program that Cathy Cartmill explained at a prior meeting. Discussion continued about the costs of disposal, different options of incentives and educating the public.
Chairperson Amarotico brought up goal setting and the members decided to review goals at the next meeting.
Meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm.
Mary McClary, Assistant
to Electric Department