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Sustainability Committee

Staff Contact: Paul Smith, Public Services Director, email psmith@ctsfl.us Enabling Legislation - Resolution 2019-15 Overview: The Sustainability Advisory Committee serves at the direction of the Board of Commissioners to review and make recommendations regarding City sustainability and resiliency. Subject areas include: a) Increasing energy efficiency, conserving water, reducing waste, protecting sensitive natural areas, reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, utilizing environmentally responsible practices, products and technologies, potential for new green businesses and jobs. b) Participating in the development of a city-wide sustainability action plan as prepared by and implemented by the City Manager and staff. c) Reviewing and providing input on information for sustainable practices to be distributed to the public and businesses by the City. d) Compiling and updating City sustainability activities to date so as to maintain a current status of City progress in this area. e) Perform such other duties and assignments as requested by the Board of Commissioners, or the City Manager. Next meeting: February 20, 2020 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Public Input: The Committee invites input from the public during the public comment portion of the meeting. Speakers will be limited to four minutes. Sustainability Committee Media Room (2nd Floor) Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:00 p.m. Committee Members: Dory Larsen, Chair Dr. Paul Robinson, Vice Chair Karen Gallagher Taylor Mandalou Denise Mannino Judy Nelson Robin Saenger Resources: Example Sustainability Plans: City of West Palm Beach - Sustainability Advisory Committee City of Largo - Environmental Action Plan City of Sarasota - Climate Adaptation Plan City of Tarpon Springs Sustainability Initiatives and Practices City of Tarpon Springs Comprehensive Plan Articles: A discussion of resilience and sustainability: Land use planning recovery from the Canterbury earthquake sequence, New Zealand; International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, December 2015 (W.S.A. Saunders and J.S. Becker) Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change; Sustainability For all The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World: United Nations - Sustainable Development Goals
City of Tarpon Springs
Copyright © 2019 City of Tarpon Springs. Accessibility

Sustainability

Committee

Staff Contact: Paul Smith, Public Services Director, email psmith@ctsfl.us Enabling Legislation - Resolution 2019-15 Overview: The Sustainability Advisory Committee serves at the direction of the Board of Commissioners to review and make recommendations regarding City sustainability and resiliency. Subject areas include: a) Increasing energy efficiency, conserving water, reducing waste, protecting sensitive natural areas, reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, utilizing environmentally responsible practices, products and technologies, potential for new green businesses and jobs. b) Participating in the development of a city-wide sustainability action plan as prepared by and implemented by the City Manager and staff. c) Reviewing and providing input on information for sustainable practices to be distributed to the public and businesses by the City. d) Compiling and updating City sustainability activities to date so as to maintain a current status of City progress in this area. e) Perform such other duties and assignments as requested by the Board of Commissioners, or the City Manager. Next meeting: February 20, 2020 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Public Input: The Committee invites input from the public during the public comment portion of the meeting. Speakers will be limited to four minutes. Sustainability Committee Media Room (2nd Floor) Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:00 p.m. Committee Members: Dory Larsen, Chair Dr. Paul Robinson, Vice Chair Karen Gallagher Taylor Mandalou Denise Mannino Judy Nelson Robin Saenger Resources: Example Sustainability Plans: City of West Palm Beach - Sustainability Advisory Committee City of Largo - Environmental Action Plan City of Sarasota - Climate Adaptation Plan City of Tarpon Springs Sustainability Initiatives and Practices City of Tarpon Springs Comprehensive Plan Articles: A discussion of resilience and sustainability: Land use planning recovery from the Canterbury earthquake sequence, New Zealand; International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, December 2015 (W.S.A. Saunders and J.S. Becker) Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change; Sustainability For all The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World: United Nations - Sustainable Development Goals
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