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File #: 2017-4941   
Type: New Business
Body: Transportation Commission
On agenda: 11/15/2017
Title: Review Climate Plan Update Draft Work Scope (Information)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - May 23, 2017 Workshop Presentation, 2. Exhibit 2 - October 5, 2017 Workshop Presentation, 3. Exhibit 3 - October 5, 2017 Workshop Summary, 4. Exhibit 4 - Web Survey Summary, 5. Exhibit 5 - 2015 Community-Wide Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Projection to 2020 Goal, 6. Exhibit 6 - Draft Work Scope for the Climate Plan Update, 7. Exhibit 7 - Excerpt from 2017-2019 Capital Budget, What is Alameda doing about Sea Level Rise?, 8. Presentation
Title

Review Climate Plan Update Draft Work Scope (Information)

Body

Transportation Commission
Date of Meeting (11/15/2017)
Item # 5C
(INFORMATION)

Review Climate Plan Update Draft Work Scope

Background
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 Plan). Staff were directed to return to City Council by December 2017 with a proposed scope of work for the Climate Plan's update, and to ensure involvement of Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) and other Alameda environmental groups and organizations.
On May 23, 2017, City staff and CASA co-sponsored a community workshop to discuss accomplishments of the Climate Plan and progress on 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 drafted a proposed work scope for the Climate Plan Update.
On October 5, a second public workshop was held at the Alameda Main Library. Exhibit 2 is this workshop's presentation and Exhibit 3 is the workshop summary. Members of the public were encouraged to participate in the workshop or fill out a web survey: (https://www.peakdemocracy.com/portals/198/Issue_5414) designed to solicit ideas on how the City's Climate Plan Update should proceed. Exhibit 4 is a summary of the 140 web survey comments.
Staff solicited input on the scope from the Planning Board on October 23, the Public Utilities Board on November 13, and the Transportation Commission on November 15. Staff also are doing the following activities related to the Climate Plan Update:
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