Sustainability and Climate Action Plan Ad Hoc Committee

Purpose

The Sustainability and Climate Action Plan Ad Hoc Committee was formed by the City Council(PDF, 675KB) on April 19, 2021 to guide the development, implementation, communication, and future community engagement of the Sustainability and Climate Action Plan (S/CAP).

Meet the Ad Hoc Committee

  • Mayor Pat Burt (Chair)
  • Council Member Alison Cormack
  • Council Member Tom DuBois

Archived Resources

Meeting Materials

Date S/CAP Ad Hoc Topic  Meeting Info
 4/14/2022 Carbon Neutrality
 2/10/2022 Funding and Financing
 1/13/2022 Wildfires and Sea Level Rise
 12/9/2021 Mobility
 11/4/2021 Electric Vehicles 
Questions posed at the meeting:
  1. What are your ideas on the best ways to encourage people to switch to an EV?
  2. What are your ideas on the best ways to encourage people to use alternative modes of transportation such as an e-Bike or e-Scooter? 
 10/14/2021 Non-Residential Building Electrification
Questions posed at the meeting:
  1. Other than the goals already proposed (S/CAP Goals and Key Actions(PDF, 704KB)), are there other intermediate goals that the City should consider for the non-residential building sector?
  2. What are some ways that the community can help to support non-residential building electrification?
  3. What are some ways that the City can acknowledge community business leaders who are electrifying their businesses? 
 9/9/2021 Residential Building Electrification
Questions posed at the meeting:
  1. In the Residential Building Electrification Overview(PDF, 223KB), we’ve outlined barriers to residential building electrification. What are your top three barriers?
  2. Does our draft Three-Year Work Plan(PDF, 211KB) address those barriers?
  3. What should the City’s top three priorities be for advancing residential building electrification? 
8/12/2021 Kick-Off Meeting