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Date:
June 28, 2021
Time:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:
Remote until further notice
Address:
Olympia, WA 98502
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Climate Action Steering Committee

Monday, June 28, 2021


AGENDA

Thurston Climate Mitigation Steering Committee

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 3:00-5:00* pm

 In order to comply with the Governor’s guidance to “Stay Home and Stay Healthy” and in keeping with the Proclamation by the Governor Amending Proclamation 20-05 Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act issued on March 24th 2020, participation in this meeting will be through remote access only.

View the recording here: https://youtu.be/bnIBP0qATOY



Presentations (see links below) | Meeting Recording | Meeting Summary 
3:00pm1.
OPENING 
 
1a.Call to Order 
 
1b.
Introductions 
 
1c.Approval of Agenda 
  1d.Approval of Previous Meeting Summary (attachment) 
  1e. OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
During this portion of the meeting, members of the public may address the Committee regarding the Committee’s business. Public comment for this meeting will be accepted in written and oral format.
  • Written comments: The deadline for submitting written public comments is noon (12 pm PST) the Friday preceding the meeting, June 25, 2021. For written comments, please include your name and address, your comment, and email them to climate@trpc.org. Written comments received by the deadline will be provided to the Committee prior to the meeting.
  • Oral comments: Please indicate that you wish to provide public comment when registering for the meeting. The Chair may limit oral public comments to two (2) minutes or less, depending on the meeting agenda and number of people wishing to comment. The Chair may allow for additional public comment to be taken at the end of the agenda for those who signed up at the beginning of the meeting and did not get an opportunity to speak during the allotted time.
3:20pm2.
PRESENTATIONSINFORMATION


2a.State Energy Strategy (presentation 1 | presentation 2) - Michael Breish & Glenn Blackmon, WA State Dept of Commerce
Dept of Commerce staff will present on state energy srategy, decarbonizing the transportation sector, and resources for local governments.

  2b.TCMP Equity Assessment (presentation) - Allison Osterberg, TRPC
TRPC staff will give an update on a supplemental assessment of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, funded by a grant from the Dept of Commerce.
 
4:00pm3.
COMMITTEE BUSINESSDISCUSSION
  3a.Long Term Governance Agreement (attachment) - Allison Osterberg, TRPC
4:30pm4.
STANDING AGENDA ITEMSINFORMATION / DISCUSSION
  4a.Jurisdictional Information Sharing - All
Members share progress on implementation of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan or other relevant topics.
 
  4b.Legislative Updates - Karen Parkhurst, TRPC
Updates on state or federal legislation related to implementation of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan
 
  4c.

Grant & Other Funding Opportunities
Brainstorm on possible regional approach to allocate second round American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to climate work
 Process for letters of support
 
 5:00pm5.
Adjourn 
 *The times listed above are estimates. Items may not take the time allotted, and the meeting may adjourn early if all business has been completed. 
 TRPC ensures full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by prohibiting discrimination against any person based on race, color, national origin, or sex in the provision of benefits and services resulting from its federally assisted programs and activities. For questions regarding TRPC's Title VI Program, you may contact the Department's Title VI Coordinator at 360-956-7575.

If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please call us at 360-956-7575 by 10:00 am three days prior to the meeting. Ask for the ADA Coordinator. For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, 711 and ask the operator to dial 360-956-7575.

 ThurstonHeretoThere.org is an easy-to-navigate website which includes information on carpooling, vanpooling, rail, air, bus, bike, walking, health, telework and flexible schedules, recreation, and school transportation. Please consider using an alternate mode to attend this meeting: bike, walk, bus, carpool, or vanpool. This facility is served by Intercity Transit Routes 12 and 42.
 Note on Public Participation via Online Meeting:
The following is not acceptable as either written or oral public comment and is considered disruptive behavior:
  • Promoting or advertising commercial services, entities or products.
  • Supporting or opposing political candidates or ballot propositions.
  • Distributing obscene content.
  • Engaging in illegal activity or encouragement of illegal activity.
  • Promoting, fostering or perpetuating discrimination on the basis of creed, color, age, religion, gender, gender identification, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems.
  • Threatening or intimidating language, including cyber bullying.
  • Otherwise engaging in disruptive behavior.
Members of the public engaging in disruptive behavior may have their emails blocked (for written comments) or be removed from the meeting (for oral comments).