Members present: Cliff Koski, Deanne Roquet, Julius Salinas, Diane Morin, Britt Johnson.
Interpretive Trail: Glenn, Dave, and Matt will be rebuilding the interpretive trail bridge and installing a sign at the top of the access trail.
Presidents Climate Commitment – Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory: Cliff reported the greenhouse gas emissions inventory for the Presidents Climate Commitment is complete and will be submitted shortly.
President’s Council Presentation: Wade and Deanne attended the President’s Council on June 19, 2009 and discussed the activities and goals of the Environmental Council. The Schools Cutting Carbon and Presidents Climate Commitment were specifically discussed. Wade also described the after-hours equipment survey he and Kevin did of LSC (refrigerators, coffee pots, heaters, etc.)
Duty Day: Deanne and Missy are working on a contract with Deb Rowe for Duty Day. Britt reported the charging of admissions and CEU credits for guests are possible, according to Mary Nienaber. Cliff reported Kathy Nelson is requesting a list of salient points to discuss in her opening speech on Duty Day.
UMACS Workshop: Erin, Cliff, Julius, and Britt plan to attend the UMACS Climate Action Plan Workshop on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Macalester College. Britt will contact Mindy Granley regarding the use of UMD transportation. Britt will contact Missy regarding a PO for the workshop. The council voted in favor of funding four Environmental Council members to attend the UMACS Climate Action Plan Workshop on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Macalester College.
Living Green Conference: EAGLE is closing down and looking for an organization to take ownership of the Living Green Conference. Deanne will talk to Wade and Michelle LaPort about the possibility of LSC taking ownership.
The council voted in favor of funding four Environmental Council members to attend the UMACS Climate Action Plan Workshop on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Macalester College.
The next Environmental Council meeting will take place at 2pm on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 in the Workforce Development Conference Room.