2016, Environmental Committee, Minutes, Uncategorized|

Attendees:  Margo Bailey, Owen Bailey, David Sobers, Bob Patterson, Brad Hollomon, Ford Schumann, David Foster.

Regain Green Committee presence:

  • Facebook – GCC & Green Committee
  • Link to Town website
  • Better graphics
  • Market better
  • Resources

Green Committee

  • Revisit mission statement (Jon to reissue for comment)
  • grow membership
    • WF Faculty
    • WC Students
    • Ctown Community
  • Introduction to new M&TC
    • Partner with WC (Margo to invite John S);
    • Get input from M&TC on initiatives and “environmental vision”
    • Institute for Local Self Reliance – Ford
    • University of Syracuse initiative – Brad
  • Change Committee Name:
    • Environmental
    • Sustainable
    • SCC

Stormwater runoff – homeowner fertilizer

  • reduce amount
  • training on use
  • testing for need
  • can we engage Scott’s or JBK to sponsor

Winter Film Series:

  1. Bitter seeds – Monsato
  2. Garbage Streams
  • Location:
    • Town Hall
    • Library (Jon)
    • College (Owen)
    • engage WC for file suggestions (Owen?)

Farmers market booth in September (Jon)

Certified gardens in Town (Brad)

  • identify
  • categorize
  • photograph
  • Bay Wise, National Wildlife, etc.
  • Master Gardeners

Recycling (Ford)

  • piloted “unofficial” dual street on July 11th
  • official roll out
    • all equipment received at facility
    • state mandated compliance by apartment complexes in October.

Next meeting uncertain.  Margo in Florida last three weeks of August.

Submitted by:  Jon Hanley

 

 

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