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File #: 21-338    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/5/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Appointments to the Climate Action Team PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is make appointments to the Climate Action Team.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution Making Appointments to the Climate Action Team, 2. Attachment B - Chapter 3 - Climate Action Team, 3. Attachment C - Climate Action Applicant Information, 4. Attachment D - Climate Action Team Applications
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Appointments to the Climate Action Team 

PURPOSE:  The purpose of this agenda item is make appointments to the Climate Action Team.






INFORMATION: This agenda item will allow the Town Council to consider making appointments to the Climate Action Task Force.


Section 3-24.16 Climate Action Team (a) There shall be a Climate Action Team (CAT) consisting of nine members appointed by the Town Council. Members shall be residents, business owners, or employees in the Town or extraterritorial planning jurisdiction or the Town’s joint planning transition area. All such members shall be interested in or have expertise relevant to the duties of the CAT. At least one member should have experience related to community organizing or environmental justice. One seat should be reserved for a Carrboro resident currently enrolled in public, private, or home school at the high school level.


Applications have been received from: Kathy Kaufman, Tilly Pick, Robert Pinder, Lauren Nyland, Heidi Paulsen, Christine Schalkoff, Sarah Zelasky, Diana Newton, Diego Dorigo, Rob Pinder, and Riz Rashdi, Fernanda Ortiz, Jess Pusch, Shante Mays, and Diane Robertson.


Juan Diaz Rhi and Caroline Zhou have submitted applications and are eligible for the high school seat.


A ballot will be available via email to cast votes for appointees.


Attachments applicant information, applications, and a resolution making appointments.


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


RECOMMENDATION:r Town staff recommends that the Town Council discuss the quorum provision section of the Recruitment and Appointment policy and consider making appointments if the Council so desires.