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February 27, 2023
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Remote until further notice

Olympia, WA 98502
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Climate Action Steering Committee

Monday, February 27, 2023

Thurston Climate Mitigation Steering Committee
Monday, February 27, 2022 - 3:00-5:00pm 

This hybrid meeting format will allow participants to attend in person or use the remote option through the Zoom link. 

To register to attend the meeting remotely: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

NOTE: Committee members will be pre-registered and will receive a separate link to join the meeting. 

To attend in person, visit the Thurston Regional Planning Council offices at 2411 Chandler Court SW; Olympia, WA 98502. The meeting will be held in Conference Room A.

1a.Call to Order 
1c.Approval of Agenda 
1d.Approval of Previous Meeting Summaries (attachment 1, attachment 2) 
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 (12pm PST) the Friday preceding the meeting, February 24, 2023. For written comments, please include your name and address, your comment, and email them to 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.
  2a.Retreat Outcomes and Next Steps (attachment 3presentation) – Allison Osterberg, TRPC
The CASC will review outcomes from the January retreat and provide direction on next steps. Staff are requesting that the CASC approve an extension of the existing work program until the new ILA is approved.

2b.2022 Annual Report (attachment 4presentation) - Allison Osterberg, TRPC
Staff will present an annual report on climate mitigation measures and action highlights from 2022.

2c.Carbon Sequestration (attachment 5a, attachment 5bpresentation) - Allison Osterberg, TRPC
TRPC staff will present an overview of research into options for meeting the carbon sequestration targets in the TCMP.

3a.Jurisdictional Information Sharing (attachment 6) - All
Members will share progress on implementation of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan or other relevant topics.

 *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. 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).  
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