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File #: 17-655    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/24/2018 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action:
Title: Energy and Climate Protection Plan and Community Climate Action Plan Implementation Update PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to update the Board on Energy and Climate Protection Plan and Community Climate Action Plan Implementation Efforts.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution To Receive Update, 2. Attachment B - Resolution Providing Authorization To Submit Grant, 3. Attachment C - Progress Update for Board 12-4-18, 4. Attachment D - ECPP and CCAP Implementation Update Memo
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Energy and Climate Protection Plan and Community Climate Action Plan Implementation Update
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to update the Board on Energy and Climate Protection Plan and Community Climate Action Plan Implementation Efforts.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning Department

CONTACT INFORMATION: Laura Janway, Environmental Planner, ljanway@townofcarrboro.org, (919) 918-7326

INFORMATION: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board with an update on the implementation of two climate action plans, the municipal Energy and Climate Protection Plan (ECPP) and Community Climate Action Plan (CCAP). Work on the ECPP has been underway since the Board's adoption on May 28, 2014. (A complete copy of the ECPP can be found at: http://www.townofcarrboro.org/DocumentCenter/View/553/Energy--Climate-Protection-Plan-2014). Progress on the CCAP has been ongoing since the Board's adoption of the plan in January 24, 2017. (A complete copy of the CCAP may be found at http://www.townofcarrboro.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/4116). The most recent update on CCAP progress was provided on May 15th, available at: https://carrboro.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=3502239&GUID=C0BB70DD-2CE0-45D4-A6A4-E1AEC7F78C8F.
This update includes a summary table (Attachment C) followed by a more detailed report describing ECPP and CCAP implementation since the May update (Attachment D). The report includes more recent information related to rate changes affecting the possible transition of Town streetlights to light-emitting diode (LED) lighting. The report also includes information about a new grant opportunity related to electric vehicle charging stations. Staff requests feedback on both topics.

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: There is no fiscal or staff impact related to this update.

RECOMMENDATION:r Staff recommends the Board consider the two attached resolutions: 1) Receive the report and authorize staff t...

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