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Green ACES Meeting

 

AGENDA FOR THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY MEETING AND GREEN TEAM MEETING

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 7:30 pm – Community Center

  

Members present: Ron and Rhema Bjorkland, John Lippert, Jane Young, Matt Dirksen, Michael Hartman, Josh Hamlin, Larry Hilliard, Erica Hernandez, William Manico, Steve Skolnik, Susan Barnett, Maggie Cahalan

Liaisons: Colin Byrd (council liaison).

Luisa Robles (staff liaison).

Visitors:

Absences:

Call to order:

                         Welcome to our new members Erica Hernandez and William Manico!

1. Firefly sanctuary proposal - establish a firefly sanctuary at Stream Valley Park. This has been referred to Green ACES by Council. Please find proposal attached.

2. Bicycle facilities on Hanover Parkway - Sabra and Associates have drafted 2 alternatives they presented to Green ACES/Team at our last meeting. Discussion and comments. 

3. Updates from Sustainability Framework / Green Team Circles.  

3.1 Energy / Solar.

3.2 Food Systems / Sustainable Landcare.

3.3 Green Building.

3.4 Land Use / Planning / Pathways of Sustainability.

3.5 Transportation.

            3.6 Time Bank / Local Economies.

3.7 Waste Management / Zero Waste.

3.8 Water / Stream / Stormwater Restoration.  

4. Upcoming events people might want to share.

                  Shredding – Saturday, October 19, 2019. Roosevelt Center parking lot. 9 am to 12 pm.

                  Others?                                     

Adjournment:             

 

This agenda is subject to change

Meetings are subject to change. Agenda will be posted when available.

Please Contact Luisa Robles at lrobles@greenbeltmd.gov for more information

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