2019, Environmental Committee, Minutes|

Chestertown Environmental Committee meeting

12.5.19

In attendance: Darran Tilghman, Krista Lamoreaux, Zack Kelleher, Tim Trumbauer, Jon Hanley, David Sobers, Dan Small, Andy Goddard

Admin

● Tim will serve as chair Jan – June; Darran will serve July- Dec

● CEC Jan agenda- review strategic plan goals

● Darran met with new council members Meghan Efland & Tom Herz

● CEC will present to town council in Feb. 2020

Waste

DCA (Downtown Chestertown Assoc.) single use issue F&B containers.

Andy, Ingrid Hanson (Figgs Ordinary) and Jon Hanley (hopefully) will attend DCA meeting in 2020 with proposals, ideas. Combine purchasing power/use SULTANA Downrigging as model

Water & Habitat

New Storm Water Grant. Darran & Tim to schedule listening session for issues

Earth Day Festival- Saturday, April 18 (50th Anniversary, Earth Day)

● Create subcommittee with 3- 6 members- Anna Hurd & ??

● First meeting early January. Andy & Jon draft list of responsibilities

● Andy to share vendor list with committee

● KCAC hired Rachel Carson interpreter, location TBD

● Add Trash Walk- Fountain Park to Garnet

● Add interactive activities- Clean Water Pledge?

● Revisit Shredder? Creafill? Find shredder sponsor? Cost approx $300

● Andy to talk to Kay MacIntosh about coordinating with Bluegrass & Beer Festival

EV Charging Stations

● Jon P & Greg to research potential grants- multiple sources for funding

● K&L Auto on upper High St. open to 4 stations. Need to remove tanks

● Other possibility- Bennett’s

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