Meeting Agenda 2/5/16

February 5th, 2016 9:00

Student Life Conference Room




New Business

Earth Day at LSC: date, speaker(s), theme, activities (trails, Citizen Climate)

“Know Your Solar” event report and Community Solar Garden update

Soft Plastics recycling update


Old Business

NREL grant application and B3 data sharing update

MS4 MPCA Permit update

LSC Sustainability logo discussion

Stormwater and alternative landscape signs template


Work Group and Student Employee Reports

Landscape -wildflower area- discussion (set a meeting date)

Student Employee position posted: landscaping and sustainable purchasing focus

Updates from Aaron, Jane, Mel?



FY16 Budget: $8,400 

Encumbrances to date:

  • Boreal Natives (fall maintenance): -$348.68
  • Human Svs Dept (plastic bag removal-annual): -$280
  • AASHE travel (hotel for 2): -$601.58
  • AASHE registration for 2: -$575
  • Encumbered supplies (Dan’s, Shopko, Home Depot, Menards): -$700
  • Garden/Council supply shed: -$1000
  • AASHE dues: -$280
  • Food Service: <-$150

BALANCE as of today: $4,219.92


FY15-16 potential budget items

  • AASHE travel reimbursement
  • Educational signage
  • Ditch/swale/raingarden info signs
  • Additional bike rack for main entrance?
  • Interpretive Trail bench, trash/recycling cans, exclosures
  • Sustainability kiosk
  • MnSCU Sustainability Across Curriculum workshop


Next Meeting

March 4th

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