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File #: CM 20-288   
Type: Committee Memo Status: Presented
File created: 10/2/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole - Parks and Human Services
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Title: Discussion of Climate Emergency Declaration
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Climate Emergency Declaration Draft V1, 3. Attachment B: Climate Emergency Declaration Draft V2, 4. Attachment C: Councilmember Kritzer Comments on V2, 5. Attachment D: Staff Comments on V2, 6. Attachment E: Climate Emergency Declaration Draft V3, 7. Attachment F: Staff Comments on V3
TO: Committee of the Whole - Parks and Human Services
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:
title
Discussion of Climate Emergency Declaration


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
During the September 15, 2020, Business Meeting, Council adopted the Environmental Sustainability Action Plan and began discussions to develop a climate emergency declaration. The climate emergency declaration discussion history and associated documents are outlined below:
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Date
Action/Description
Document Reference
9/15/2020 Business Meeting
Declaration discussion initiated; discussion continued to 9/22/2020 Study Session.
Climate Emergency Declaration Draft - Version 1 (Attachment A)
9/22/2020
Study Session
Declaration discussion with request for comments on Version 2 draft; discussion continued to 10/6/2020, Parks and Human Services Committee of the Whole.
Climate Emergency Declaration Draft - Version 2 (Attachment B)
9/30/2020
Councilmember Kritzer comments on Version 2 draft
Councilmember Kritzer Comments on Version 2 draft
(Attachment C)
9/30/2020
Staff comments on Version 2 draft
Staff Comments on Version 2 draft (Attachment D)
10/1/2020
Councilmember Forsythe submitted Climate Emergency Declaration Draft - Version 3 based on 9/22/2020 Study Session discussion
Climate Emergency Declaration Draft - Version 3 (Attachment E)
10/1/2020
Staff comments on Version 3 draft
Staff Comments on Version 3 draft (Attachment F)


? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:
* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Environmental Sustainability Action Plan, Community Strategic Plan
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
During the Septembe...

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