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Meeting Agenda

December 9, 2013

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. Approval of Minutes

The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from November 11, 2013 as submitted. Attachment 1

IV. Community Garden Proposal

Brian Belting and Matt Ballard (University United Methodist Church) will present plans for an urban community garden on the former Umstead Farm along Bolin Creek. They request feedback and guidance from the CFE for this environmental initiative. Attachment 2

V.  Committee Meetings - State of the Environment report

The CFE will break out into its standing committees (Air & Energy and Water & Biological) to discuss proposed revisions to the draft Sate of the Environment report.  Attachment 3


Draft #4 SOE report sections is available from a special CFE link to the DEAPR webpage

VI. Committee Reports

The committees will report back and discuss next steps for completing the SOE report.

VII.  Election of Officers

CFE member are scheduled to elect a new Chair and Vice-Chair for the upcoming year in accordance with the CFE policies and procedures.  Attachment 4

VIII.  Updates and Information Items
Staff and/or CFE members will provide updates on the following items:


IX. Adjournment

Next meeting: January 13, Hillsborough