Meeting Agenda 5/3/2012

8:30 – 10:00

Student Life Conference Room

Review Last Meeting’s Minutes



Healthy Duluth Area Coalition’s: Active Transportation Week with National Bike to Work Day, May 17th (Dick)

This year’s UMACS conference is November 8-9 in Decorah, Iowa: Abstract for poster presentation due May 30th  

NE MN Energy Future Forum with Sierra Club, with keynote Will Steger: May 14th 7:00-9:00 in the LSC Commons

Campus Clean-up is May 9th at 12:00-2:00

Open House table is May 10th 3:00-6:00.  Staffers welcome.


Work-Study & Work Group Reports

Legacy Project update (Michelle, Theresa, Kristi)

Garden Club update? (Neldon, Aaron)


New Business

Aluminum Can recycling (Zak-SS)

Water aerators from CERTS promo

SS’s potential Green Fee & Pilot project next year (Kristi, Zak, Wade)

Al wants straw bale gardening on campus, Aaron likes hugal beds. (Aaron)

LSC is a Smoke Free Ecosystem               

Ongoing Business

Sustainable Twin Ports: Prezi to staff (Kristi)


Old Business

Sustainability Council meeting with Al report (Deanne, Wade, Kristi)

Earth Day/Duty Day recap: composting, student/employee feedback (Kristi)




Remaining items: facilities, SS


FY13 Budget: $9,000  


Balance as of 5/2/2013: $5,132.45


  • Ideas generated for remaining purchases (additional items added from last meeting’s list):
  • Water faucet aerators: 70 0.5GPM @$35 + 30 @ 1.0 GPM @$15 + $12 shp=$62
  • Concourse lighting signage
  • Bottle filling station for ERTC
  • Additional bike rack for main entrance
  • Outdoor recycling cans
  • Interpretive Trailhead sign-next FY
  • Interpretive Trailhead entrance stabilization project: landscape timber 3×4”x8’ @ $2.99 eachx17=$50.83 and limestone$150 = $200
  • Interpretive Trail bench, trash/recycling cans-next FY
  • Silver Bay “field trip”-bus transport
  • Parking lot info signs
  • Parking lot info signs
  • Garden: raised bed demo supplies: soil $180 + 150’ fencing $150 + 4 4×4”x8” corner posts $80 is $180 = $550
  • Legacy: fencing for edible exclosures-next FY
  • Sustainability kiosk-next FY

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