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File #: CM 20-267   
Type: Committee Memo Status: Approved for New Business
File created: 9/4/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works
On agenda: 9/8/2020 Final action:
Title: Final Environmental Sustainability Action Plan
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Plan with Appendices, 3. Attachment B: Issue Matrix
TO: Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Executive
Maxine Whattam
425-556-2310
Public Works
Dave Juarez
425-556-2733

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Executive
Jenny Lybeck
Sustainability Program Manager
Public Works
Amanda Balzer
Science and Data Analytics Supervisor


TITLE:
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Final Environmental Sustainability Action Plan

OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
Staff seeks Council's approval to schedule on September 15, 2020, a staff report agenda item authorizing the adoption of the Environmental Sustainability Action Plan.

The Environmental Sustainability Action Plan (Attachment A) creates a 30-year roadmap for Redmond's environmental sustainability work. It was developed through robust stakeholder engagement and builds on the 2014 Climate Action Implementation Plan and Environmental Initiative of the Community Strategic Plan. The Plan also aligns with the updated King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C) Letter of Joint Commitments signed by the Mayor on May 19, 2020.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:
* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Community Strategic Plan, Climate Action Implementation Plan
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
During the August 11, 2020, Study Session, Council authorized staff to return in September with the final document for Council consideration. Council also asked several questions, and responses are provided in Attachment B. Council will have an opportunity to ask any additional questions about the Plan during the September 8, 2020, Committee of the Whole meeting.
* Other Key Facts:
N/A

OUTCOMES:
As a 30-year planning document, the Redmond's Environmental Sustainability Action Plan outlines more than 165 actions that will be necessary to meet its sustainability goals and work towards carbon neutrality. The actions are identified as ...

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