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File #: 14-0172    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 5/16/2014 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/17/2014 Final action: 6/17/2014
Title: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Update PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board of Aldermen with the 2013 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report.
Attachments: 1. ResolutionGGIUpdate061714, 2. GHG Memo 2014 Final
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Update
 
PURPOSE:  The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board of Aldermen with the 2013 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning
 
CONTACT INFORMATION: Randy Dodd, (919) 918-7326
 
INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Town of Carrboro's membership in ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, the Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) initiative, and the passage of a resolution in 2009 committing the Town to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, information has been pulled together with the assistance of a consultant, Chris Lazinski, to update the baseline GHG emissions inventory for the Town's municipal operations. The information contained in this report is provided as part of the continued monitoring of the Town's emissions. This report includes an analysis of emissions resulting from Town electricity, natural gas, and vehicle fuel use, and also places the analysis in context to support ongoing management of Town operations and policy development.
 
FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: There is no fiscal impact associated with accepting the annual greenhouse gas inventory report.
 
RECOMMENDATION:r Staff recommends that the Board adopt the resolution provided, as Attachment A, accepting this report.