Sustainability Council Agenda 1/10/2020

January 10th, 2020 9:00 – 10:30

S111 Student Services Conference Room




New Business

RSPT annual dues $330

WLSSD battery and CD disposal fee

Food service RFP update and timeline (Connie)

Going forward….

Soft plastic recycling

S-building Spring Planting Project

USDA Technical Facilities Design Assistance request

Earth Day



Old Business

FY20 SC Workplan Goals – updates and reporting

  1. Develop proposal for north trail as pedestrian path (Dave)
    • Desired Outcomes:
      1. consider appropriate surface for maximum usability,
      2. estimate total costs, development and ongoing maintenance,
      3. account for the trail’s potential use as an access from lower main parking lots to Living Labs field site
  1. Articulate the role of “Living Labs” at LSC
    • Desired Outcomes:
      1. draft potential interdisciplinary collaboration/learning opportunities at new Farm Site
      2. develop a forest management plan for Miller Creek corridor – identifying terrestrial invasive species threats and management goals
      3. align goals as potential course-related field experience, both through curriculum and Sustainability Distinction
  1. Update campus’ sustainability and energy goals
    • Desired Outcomes:
      1. align with state and system-wide sustainability goals, following Board of Trustees approval of new system sustainability policies,
      2. update LSC Sustainability webpages to reflect these new goals



FY 20 original budget: $8,450 – current balance $6,546.05

Encumbrances to date:

  • Menards: -$300
  • Dan’s Feedbin: -$150
  • P-Card (Amazon): -$167.95 (Compost bags)
  • AASHE dues: -$295
  • P-Card (Amazon – 10 sets loppers, saws) (Landscape Restoration – 10 buckthorn dobbers and dye): -$600
  • Bee-line spur trail Limestone: -$225.50
  • P-card (Amazon – Cornerstone) $92.95

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