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File #: 2017-4849   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: Planning Board
On agenda: 10/23/2017
Title: Review a Draft Work Scope for the City of Alameda's Climate Plan Update
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 May 23, 2017 Workshop Presentation, 2. Exhibit 2 October 5, 2017 Workshop Presentation, 3. Exhibit 3 Draft Work Scope for the Climate Plan Update, 4. Exhibit 4 Excerpt from 2017-2019 Capital Budget, What is Alameda doing about Sea Level Rise?, 5. Item 7-C Public Comment

Review a Draft Work Scope for the City of Alameda's Climate Plan Update


To: Honorable President and Members of the Planning Board

From: Liam Garland, Acting Public Works Director
Gail Payne, Transportation Coordinator

Date: October 23, 2017

Re: Review a Draft Work Scope for the City of Alameda's Climate Plan Update

On May 2, 2017, the City Council unanimously approved a high-priority referral directing staff to update Alameda's 2008 Local Action Plan for Climate Protection (Climate Action Plan or CAP). Staff were directed to return to City Council by December 2017, with a proposed scope of work for the Climate Action Plan's update, and to ensure involvement of Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) and other Alameda environmental and other organizations.
On May 23, 2017, City staff and CASA co-sponsored a community workshop to discuss accomplishments of the CAP and progress to its goal of reducing 2020 emissions below the 2005 baseline by 25 percent. Exhibit 1 is this workshop's presentation.
On July 23, 2017, a Green Team was re-convened. This project team is comprised of CASA representatives and staff from Alameda Municipal Power, Community Development, Public Works and Transportation Planning. This Green Team has drafted a proposed work scope for the Climate Action Plan update, and is soliciting input on the scope from the Public Utilities Board, Transportation Commission and Planning Board.
On October 5, a second public workshop was held at 6:30 pm at the Alameda Main Library. Exhibit 2 is this workshop's presentation. Members of the public were encouraged to participate in the workshop and/or fill out a web survey: ( designed to solicit ideas for how the City's Climate Action Plan update should proceed.
Staff also are doing the following activities related to the Climate Action Plan update:
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