Environmental Reference Group

Agenda

5:25-5:30: Tea and coffee

5:30-5:40: Environmental Grants
Information on upcoming round (Deborah Hope)

5:40-5:50: Review of Council Consultation Processes
Information and group discussion of ERG views (Adele Gibson)

5:50-6:20: Council’s Climate Protection Initiatives
Information on Council’s CCP-NZ involvement, and Q&A (Zach Rissel)

6:20-7:15: Draft Environmental Strategy update
Information and group discussion on possible new initiatives (Jim)
Group discussion on Council’s potential role in environmental education and other awareness-raising community partnerships

7:15-7:25: Update on Other Six Strategies
Response to ERG comments at 17 November meeting (Jim)
Potential new initiatives of interest to the group (e.g. from Transport Strategy)

7:25-7:30: Next meeting
(Note: Jim is away 17 March – 17 April)
Mon. 1 May?
Potential topics? (could include updates on the above)

Please note

Information and recommendations contained in all agendas and reports are recommendations only and are not to be construed, in any way, as Council policy until adopted. Minutes are unconfirmed until confirmed at a subsequent meeting.