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Meeting Agenda

February 11, 2013

7:30 p.m.

Southern Human Services Center

2501 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill, 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 January 14, 2013 as submitted. Attachment 1

IV. Chapel Hill Sustainability Committee

Elizabeth Zander, a member of the Town of Chapel Hill’s Sustainability Committee, will provide an overview of the committee’s mission and activities. Attachment 2


V. Renewable Energy and Efficiency Work Group

The Chair will provide brief update on the January 29 BOCC work session; staff will present options on how to proceed with the planned RENEW Work Group. Attachment 3

VI. 2014 State of Environment Report

Staff will review the contents of the 2009 State of the Environment report and a proposed timetable for developing a 2014 report  Attachment 4

VII. Committee Meetings

The CFE will break out into its two newly-reformulated standing committees (Air and Energy Resources, Water and Biological Resources) to discuss.  A copy of the priority tasks for the former committees and CFE 2013 work plan are provided for reference.   Attachment 5 Attachment 6

VIII. Updates and Information Items:

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


IX.  Adjournment

Next meeting: March 11, 2013 - Hillsborough, NC