Event:Energy Committee Meeting
When:Wed, Jun 20 2018 07:00 pm
Where:Buckland Public Library, 30 Upper Street
Event Status:tentative



Wednesday, 20 June 2018

7:00 p.m.

Buckland Public Library (30 Upper Street, Buckland)

Listing of Topics

1. Open the meeting.

2. Review and approve minutes from 16 May 2018 meeting.

3. Discussion of solarize programs – past, present, & future – including state/federal incentives for residents, businesses, and municipalities

4. Discussion of local and regional energy-related issues, including: • MCAP • Rail transport of fossil and other fuels; concerns about derailments, remaining railroad ties and debris along tracks • State-proposed energy legislation, including proposed “woodlands partnership”; response to Northern Pass • Alternative electric power suppliers; regional municipal electricity aggregation opportunity updates • MassSave program updates • New Massachusetts programs: (through Mass CEC and DOER) • Recycle-able/biodegradable plastic bags; single-use water bottles

5. Update on 2017 Green Communities Grant application submitted 09 March 2017 • continue discussion on potential projects to include in future applications, especially those that will bring us closer to the 20% reduction in energy use marker • DOER updates?

6.  Continue discussion of future public events, including: • Planning for future winserts workshop? • Summer/Fall 2018 film series and/or discussion groups; • budget for events

7. Update on MVP Grant current and future

8.  Report back about other meetings/ activities in which committee members participate.

9.  Other items not reasonably anticipated

10.  Choose facilitator and scribe for next meeting.

11.  Adjourn meeting.

Posted:  06/15/2018, 1:25 p.m., sc


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