Meeting Agenda 9/2/2016

Location: Student Life Conference Room



Growing Sustainable Communities Conference Oct 4-5, Dubuque IA

Grants available for Minnesota playgrounds and athletic field upgrades


New Business

FY17 Co-Chair nominations/votes

FY17 goals/priorities, student employee hires

New e-recycling bin

Zero Waste campaign, poster, stickers

Heated foot rest requests

Sustainable Polices Prezi

Gary Adams tribute

ACUCPP (now Carbon Commitment aka Climate Leadership Network, under the umbrella of Second Nature) has changed its reporting requirements.  We’ll discuss the merits and revisit the decision to maintain our commitment without reporting (or paying the $750 annual dues).


Old Business

NREL assistance update

Stormwater and landscape signs update


Work Group and Student Employee Reports



FY16 Budget wrap report and FY17 priorities discussion

  • Landscaping, Atrium work


Motions needed


Encumbrances to date:

  • Boreal Natives (fall maintenance): -$200
  • Human Svs Dept (plastic bag removal-annual): -$260
  • Menards -$400
  • Dan’s -$200.02 of $300 enc

BALANCE as of today: $7,290.00

FY17 Budget priority review/planning

Review/revise FY16-17potential budget items (carryover FY15-16 list)

  • Ditch/swale/raingarden info signs
  • Picnic table under H catwalk
  • Additional bike rack for main entrance?
  • Interpretive Trail bench, trash/recycling cans, exclosures
  • Sustainability kiosk: pamphlet holder, plastic bag bin
  • MnSCU Sustainability Across Curriculum workshop


Next Meeting

October 7th, 10:00 ?

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