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Monday, February 24, 2020

City of Elgin Sustainability Commission met August 13

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 21, 2019


City of Elgin Sustainability Commission met Aug. 13.

Here is the agenda provided by the commission:

A. Call to order (chairperson)

B. Roll Call (staff liaison)

C. Approval of previous meeting’s minutes

D. Public Comment

E. Presentation on CHEF Illinois Hunger Summit and Vegetarian Museum by Jo Ann Armenta and Mary Roberti

F. Discussion Items

1. Create Green Infrastructure Work Group

Formally create the Green Infrastructure Work Group, to be led by commissioner Tom Armstrong

2. ESC Ordinance Changes

Review previously requested ordinance changes (November 2018) and hear update from staff liaison regarding the adoption of requested changes through city staff/council

3. Work Group Bylaws

Share outlined processes to be defined in a set of bylaws to govern the Work Groups

4. Social Media Coordinator

Discuss the person(s) responsible for posting on ESC Social Media accounts and determine basic processes as well as campaign calendar for media posting

5. 2019 Energy Sage Funding for advertisement

Vote on 2019 funding request from Commissioner Erik for Energy Sage advertising

6. 2019 BaseCamp Funding Request

Vote on 2019 funding for BaseCamp Subscription

7. Green Expo

Discuss first steps and committee creation for the event

8. Plastic Panel

Determine involvement in FVSN panel to review and discuss plastic bag ban ordinance; invite other communities to panel; to be held in Elgin? September 25th, 10-Noon @ Centre of Elgin

9. Budget Update/review

Hands of Hope status, 2020 Proposed Funding Overview

G. Old Business

1. Future Search

Intro and overview, homework for next meeting

H. Announcements

Greenest Region Compact Framework Workshop

I. Adjourn


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