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Orange County Commission for the Environment

Meeting Agenda

December 10, 2012

7:30 p.m.

Environment & Agricultural Center

306 Revere Rd, Hillsborough, NC

A complete copy of the agenda is available for viewing online.  A complete agenda may also be accessed at the DEAPR Office located in the Environment and Agricultural Center 306-A Revere Road, Hillsborough, NC M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

I. Call to Order

II. Additions or Changes to Agenda

III. Welcome New Members

IV. Approval of Minutes

The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from November 12, 2012 as submitted. Attachment 1

V.  Recruitment of New CFE Applicants

CFE members will discuss whether to recruit new applicants to the CFE, and if so by what means.  An updated roster is provided Attachment 2


VI. ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability


The BOCC has asked the CFE for a recommendation on whether Orange County should continue its membership with ICLEI-Local Govts. for Sustainablility.  The County's annual membership dues ($1,750) are due later this month.  Background information is provided.  Attachment 3


VII.  Committee Meetings

The standing committees will meet to continue work on existing tasks and new projects for 2013, including the possibility of expanding the scope of the Energy Resources Committee as suggested by Jim Warren (NC WARN).  Committees will also be asked to update the list of priority projects.  Attachment 4


VIII.  Committee Reports

The committees will report back on progress and with a revised list of priority tasks.

IX. Updates and Information Items

Staff and/or CFE members will provide updates on the following items:

X.  Adjournment

Next meeting: January 14, 2013 Hillsborough, NC