Sustainability Council Meeting Agenda, 2-1-2019

9:00 – 10:30 — S1913 Student Services Conference Room


9th Annual St. Louis River Summit  at UWS – March 5-6

Protecting Duluth’s Green Space – A Public Forum Wed March 6th, 7:00 at Lincoln Park Auditorium

Climate Summit at UMD: Will Duluth become a climate refuge city? March 19-20

We Are Water exhibit hosted by Fond du Lac Band of LS Chippewa at Great Lakes Aquarium – March 10-April 22nd

FREE DIY Energy-Efficiency Workshop March 13, 6-8:00 at Duluth Folk School

Talk Climate Institute by Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy – March 25-26 at AICHO Duluth

Our Planet, Our Future: Environmental Summit (organized by MPIRG), Thrs March 28th, 2:00-8:00 at the DECC, pre-registration encouraged

Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability (UMACS) annual conference is Sept 27-28 at Carleton College in Northfield.

2019 AASHE Conference “Co-Creating a Sustainable Economy” – October 27-30 in Spokane, WA

New Business

RSPT Annual Dues: $330

Student Employee summer and FY20 hours re-allocation

2019 tree order – motion needed

LSC Earth Day

  • Theme, presenters, video
  • Food

LSC Farm name ideas?

Sustainability Distinction update

  • text ideas?
  • Duluth Collaborative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) MOU
  • Stewardship Network – Terrestrial Invasive Plant Management Plan

Potential memberships:

S-building landscape, Part 2 planning

Old Business

Work Group and Student Employee Reports

Student Employee Project updates

  • Café serveware inventory (Boris)
  • RecycleMania update (Kristi, Boris, Kurt)


FY 19 original budget: $8,450

Encumbrances to date:

  • Prairie Restorations (tansy treatment): $300
  • Menards: $200
  • ShelDon: $140.52
  • 4 Seasons Outdoor Svcs: $ 179
  • AASHE annual dues: $280
  • Printing: $13.42
  • Amazon (Hanging scale for Recyclemania): $49.95

Balance to-date: $7,337.06

Next Meeting

Regular monthly meeting April 5th, 9:00 am

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