City of Edwardsville Cool Cities Initiative Advisory Committee met August 16.
City of Edwardsville Cool Cities Initiative Advisory Committee met Aug. 16.
Here is the agenda provided by the Committee:
CALL TO ORDER
CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO THE BOARD
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Any updated information re: Final Climate Action Plan and presenting it to the City- now being considered by the ACS committee and City staff- Discussion of Ordinance, Glen Carbon’s distributed. Email was sent to SJ Morrison asking that Action Plan be removed from ACS agenda, and used as the Cool Cities guiding document, and Cool Cities ordinance placed on instead.
[Green Business Challenge updates.]
Attendance Expectations at monthly meeting- letter from Mayor- 70% attendance is expected
Meeting minutes need to be posted
League of Women Voters will partner with us on Green Team.
Discuss Conservation Efforts of Heartlands Conservancy and local applications- Bohm Woods Nature Preserve buffer will be restored to a natural state. Grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation. Volunteers needed this fall. Sand Prairie near Edwardsville acquired July 25, grant from same Foundation, Prairie restoration will begin once this 10 acre Poag Sand Prairie is transferred to Heartlands Conservancy.
Website update- layout and information links. No response to recent email
Electronics Recycling event plans: FURTHER PLANNING
Work of BYO Glen-ED update 1st ACS meeting was July 12, 2018
Power Hour for next Solarize Madison County projects continuing through September
FIELD TRIP TO LEEDS PLATINUM BUILDING-postponed until autumn
INTELLIGENCER COLUMN: Two articles published so far. Do Committee members have their articles ready to go next????
GOSHEN MARKET PRESENCE: Cool Cities dates: August 25, 2018. Who can be there?
REQUEST FROM Nature Preserve Foundation (Watershed Nature Center) Sarah Palermo that we volunteer as helpers to recycle during Criterium August 18, 3-9