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Sustainability Meeting

                                                                                                                                      AGENDA FOR THE


6:00 P.M. in the Conference Room at 420 LITHO STREET, SAUSALITO, CA



Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Note that the Sausalito Sustainability Commission may, at its discretion, consider agenda items out of the order in which they are listed. The public may comment on any item on the agenda that has not previously been subject to public comment. To give everyone an opportunity to be heard and to ensure the presentation of different points of view, the Commission requests that members of the audience who speak:

1)     Always address the Chair;

2)     (Optional)  State his/her name;

3)     State views succinctly; and

4)     Limit presentations to three (3) minutes.

For information on how to obtain the Sausalito Sustainability Commission agendas, please contact the Department of Public Works at 415-289-4106.

Chairperson:  Cynthia Nimmo

Secretary:  Sue Currier

Members:  Martha DiSario, Jann Johnson, Greg Kandankulam, Linda Schanfein, Monica Towers

City:  Ray Withy, Andrew Davidson

BCRS:  Greg Christie 

1. Call to Order – 6:00 pm

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of the minutes of the April meeting.

4. Sausalito City Matters     6:10 - 7:05

A.  City / City Council Update       

B.  Update from City Council priority calendar meeting

C.  May 30th Jazz By the Bay event

D.  BaitTank update

E.  PG&E and MCE presentation at 2014 City Council Meeting

5. Bay Cities Refuse Service   7:05 – 7:15                                                                     

            A. Update on location of permanent compost pile and outreach needs

B. Whiskey Springs survey status

C. Downtown waste cans

6. Public Comment.  7:15 – 7:20


PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONSThis is the time for the Commission to hear from citizens regarding matters that are not on the agenda.  Comments on matters that are on the agenda shall be made at the time the Commission considers those matters.  Except in very limited situations, state law precludes the Commission from taking action on or engaging in discussions concerning items of business that are not on the agenda.  However, the Commissioners may refer matters not on the agenda to be put on the agenda for a future meeting.  Speakers are limited to 3 minutes each.


7. Ongoing Efforts  7:20 – 7:30

            A. Public Ashtrays

B. School composting program

C. Restaurant and Business composting outreach

            D. Leaf Blower Ban        


8. New Business  7:30 – 7:45

A. Greg Kandankulam to lead discussion of sharing sustainability agenda with city agencies, boards and commissions                      

9. Agenda for Next Month   7:45 – 7:50

10. Commissioner Reports and Comments 7:50 – 8:00


11. Adjournment


Special Needs

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (28 C.F.R.35.102-35.104, ADA Title 11), if you need special assistance to participate in a Commission meeting, please call the City Clerk at 415-289-4165. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the Commission to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting