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   Subcommittee on Urban Gardening and Composting  

May 8, 2014
 2120 Milvia Street, Douglas Fir Room, Berkeley  
6:00 PM

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I.     Call to Order and Roll Call

II.    Comments from the Public (3-minute limit)
III.    Discussion/Action
              a.  Safe Urban Gardening - educational paper tri-fold and online: 
              b.  Outreach to gardening centers
              c.  Outreach to day laborers and Spanish translation
              d.  Groups to partner with and reach to:  Ecology Center, Berkeley Community Gardening Collaborative, the Urban 
                   Landscaping group suggested from our March CEAC meeting, and others...
              e.  Berkeley Unified School District question - do we continue pursuing this?
IV.    Adjournment

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