Carbondale Sustainability Commission discussed rights project
The city of Carbondale Sustainability Commission met May 19 to discuss the Southern Illinois Rights Project.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the commission:
The Carbondale Sustainability Commission advises the city council on matters related to energy conservation, the use of renewable energy, the facilitation of inter-agency exchange of information and recycling. The board consists of nine members appointed for four-year staggered terms, along with one Carbondale Community High School member and one Southern Illinois University student member appointed for one year-terms.
City of Carbondale Sustainability Commission
Thursday, May 19, 2016
City Hall / Civic Center – 6:00 p.m.
1. Roll Call: Ms. Gary called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.
Members Present: Ms. Gary, Mr. Kunath, Mr. Beck, Ms. Shimada, Ms. Wagner, Ms. Sockow, Mr. Thorne, M r. Grant
Members Absent: Staff Present: Loren Polley
Others Present: Ed Ford, Ryan Cramberg
Minutes: Motion by Ms. Wagner, 2nd by Ms. Sockow, all in favor, of approval of March 17, 2016, minutes
Review of the current Status Report of the Former Koppers Wood-Treating Site. Updates should be posted on website.
Old Business: Porous concrete for driveways and on sidewalks, Graduated trash fee, Polystyrene Foam, Plastic bag ban
New Business: Ryan Cramberg and Ed Ford discussed the Southern Illinois Rights Project. The conversation was about corporations and how they affect local communities. Motion by Ms. Sockow, 2nd by Ms. Wagner, with one abstain, to have the American Progress Bag Alliance come give a presentation.
Adjournment: With no further business to be conducted the meeting was adjourned at 7:08 PM.
3. Respectively submitted by Loren K. Polley, City of Carbondale Staff Liaison
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