General Information
General Information

Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC)   
CEAC Regular Meeting Agenda 

Thursday, April 10, 2014 

2118 Milvia Street, Berkeley
Douglas Fir Room, First Floor
7:00 to 9:00 PM 


  Agenda (PDF)* 

I.           Call to Order and Roll Call

II.          Informal Action Minutes Review: Review informal action minutes from the meeting of March 13, 2014

III.         Report from the Chair:  Measure M update

IV.        Comments from the Public (3 minute limit)  

V.         Agenda Prioritization: Commissioners may re-arrange agenda 

VI.        Toxics Management Division Report 

              a.  Letter of support for pharmaceutical waste - SB 1014 

VII.       Reports from Subcommittees and Taskforces          

             a.  Genetically Modified Organisms        

             b.  Household Hazardous Waste

             c.  Urban Gardening

             d.  Watershed - Measure M

VIII.      Discussion/Action: 

             a.  Adoption of March 13, 2014 Minutes             

             b.  Presentation by Debra Berliner, Ecology Center - Climate Action Coalition, 
                  on Climate Change Initiatives in the City

             c.  Discussion of Gas Nozzle Sleeves with CO2 Warnings - Council Referral on 03/11/14

             d.  Genetically Modified Organism Labeing - Council Referral on 09/10/13             

             e.  Water Conservation Measures - Council Referral on 02/25/14              

              f.  Informal actions from February and March 2014 meetings

IX.        Announcements from Commissioners

X.         Communications - Late Items

             a.  Draft Letter on Genetically Modified Organism Labeling

             b.  Progress in Berkeley Emergency Notifications             

             c.  Community Conservations Centers on Household Hazardous Waste Removal 

XI.        Information Items: May be moved to action by majority vote          

XII.       To be distributed   

XIII.      Next Agenda: Discussion/Action items propose for future agenda  

XIV.      Adjourn

 

NOTE:  PLEASE BE PREPARED TO EXTEND THE MEETING UNTIL 10:00PM, IF NEEDED

 

Communications are public records: Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public records and will become part of the Citys electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website. Please note: email addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record. If you do not want your email address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in person to Commission  Secretary  Nabil  Al-Hadithy.  If  you  do  not  want  your  contact  information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication. Please contact the Commission Secretary Nabil Al-Hadithy for further information.   

SB 343 Disclaimer  Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the Commission regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection at Toxics Management Division, Planning Department located at 2118 Milvia St, 3rd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704.  

Please request information from Nabil Al-Hadithy, Commission Secretary, by calling (510) 981-7460 or sending an email to:  toxics@cityofberkeley.info.

This meeting is being held in a wheelchair accessible location. To request a disability-related accommodation(s) to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact the Disability Services specialist at 981-6346 (V) or 981- 7075 (TDD) at least three business days before the meeting date.  Please refrain from wearing scented products to this meeting. Attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various scents, whether natural or manufactured, in products and materials. Please help the City respect these needs.

 

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