Environmental Committee Minutes – January 18, 2018

Attendees: Margo Bailey, Elizabeth Watson, Jon Hanley, Grant Simms, Katie Walker, Judy Gifford, Janet Christiansen-Lewis, Michael Wooten, Mike Waal, Shane Brill, Cinda Pilcock, David Sobers, Andy Goddard, Fred Keer, Linda Reed, David Foster, Carl Gallegos, Ruth Menafee, Alice Macnow, Frank Rhodes, Owen Bailey, Ford Schumann

  • bay bridge presentation – Elizabeth Watson
    • Powerpoint presentation on KC&PA website
    • public info meeting 1/25 t Fire Hall at 7PM
  • Film & Speaker Series
    • continue at Sumner Hall, Bob Ingersol will open building
    • Feb thru June include co-sponsors this year
    •  ask Peter Heck at KCN to include an article
    • send out thru Kees DeMoy on Town Constant Contact list
    • CEC members host: Maro Feb; Jon Mar; David S April; Ford May; Carl June
  • Mayor & Town Council meetings – 1st Monday
    • Feb – bee keepers
    • March – David Sobers – waste management
    • April – Andy/Ruth/Jon – Earth Day
  • 8 Strategic Goals
    • send to all F&SS attendees
    • cherry pik and promote to M&TC
    • zero waste events for large town festivals
      •  town guidelines
      • county requirements
      • composting as well?
    • Katie & Grant – restaurant ratings for recycling efforts
    • Grant & Jon – EV charging stations
  • Waste Management motion voted on and passed
    • “The CEC recommends to the Mayor & Town Council improving the Towns recycling program by:
      • installing more waste and recycling contains properly labelled for regular service as well as for special events
      • expanding the present recycling collection services to all residences

The next CEC meeting will be on February 15th in the first floor conference room of the Town Office at 7PM.