Saturday, February 14, 2009

Meeting: New Westminster Environmental Partners

Date: Feb 18th 2009

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Location: Century House – Moody Park Recreation Centre

620 Eighth Street

MEETING AGENDA

  1. Introductions (5 min)
  1. Review of minutes from the previous meeting (5-10 min)
    • Brief review of previous minutes / action items
    • Selection of a minute-taker
  1. General discussion (60 min)
    1. Society Status: update / discussion (Tristan)
    • Adoption of the Mission Statement and Constitution
    • Discussion - developing an identity (how structured do we want / need to be?)
    • Summary of roles / responsibilities required
    1. In the Community
      • Community Initiatives underway
        • Cosmetic Pesticide Bylaw (recent open house: Feb 4th)
        • Anti-idling Bylaw
        • Others… update from Environ. Committee members
      • Opportunities for involvement in the spring / summer
        • Volunteer fair in January (done)
        • Green Drinks
        • Others…
      • Recent ideas / issues from members
        • Earth hour – education campaign, party
        • Enviro Expo (Tristan – brief summary of meeting (?))
        • Raffle / fundraising initiatives
        • Website update

        Ideas presented at previous meetings:

        • Waste and recycling (business and e-waste; organics)
        • Air quality
        • Bus stop shelters
        • NWSS sustainability initiatives
        • City electric bills via email
        • Resumption of quarterly challenges
        • Eco-density in heritage neighbourhoods
  1. Summary of Action Items from Meeting / Wrap-up (10 min)
  1. Scheduling Next Meeting (5 min)

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