Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC)
CEAC Regular Meeting Agenda
Thursday, November 7, 2013
2118 Milvia Street, Berkeley
Douglas Fir Room, First Floor
7:00 to 9:00 PM
I. Call to Order and Roll Call
II. Informal Action Minutes Review: Review informal action minutes from the meeting of October 3, 2013
III. Report from the Chair
a. Measure M Integrated Streets Investment Plan Op-Ed
b. Technical Advisory Committee on Residential Energy Conservation Ordinances & Commercial Energy Conservation
IV. Comments from the Public (3 minute limit)
V. Election of New Chair (Commissioner's Manual 2012 - Pg. 23, C.1)
VI. Agenda Prioritization: Commissioners may re-arrange agenda
VII. Report from Brian McDonald on air quality and Air District Community Risk Reduction Plan efforts
VIII. Reports from Subcommittees and Taskforces
a. Sustainable Seafood (Recommendations sent to Council)
b. Emergency Preparedness and Response
c. Climate Action Plan
d. Food safety (Genetically Modified Organism Labeling Referral)
e. Household Hazardous Waste collection
f. Urban gardening: outreach to schools and Ecology Center
IX. Toxics Management Division Report
a. Toxic Management's annual "Certified Unified Program Agency" Self Audit
a. Adoption of October 3, 2013 Minutes.
b. Subcommittee assignments and report timelines.
XI. Announcements from Commissioners
XII. Communications from Public to Commission
a. Genetically Modified Organism Labeling Concern
XIII. Information Items: May be moved to action by majority vote
a. Draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
b. Energy Smarts Award
c. Nanotech Inventory
XIV. To be distributed
XV. Next Agenda: Discussion/Action items propose for future agenda
NOTE: PLEASE BE PREPARED TO EXTEND THE MEETING UNTIL 10:00PM, IF NEEDED
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