Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC)   
CEAC Regular Meeting Agenda 

Thursday, December 5, 2013
2118 Milvia Street, Berkeley
Douglas Fir Room, First Floor
7:00 to 9:00 PM

 Agenda (PDF)*  

I. Call to Order and Roll Call

II. Informal Action Minutes Review: Review informal action minutes from the meeting of November 7, 2013

III. Report from the Chair
a. UC Campus stormwater walk with Capitelli
        b. Communication on Aquatic Park
        c. Commission Meeting Schedule (Scheduling ten meetings for 2014) - Late Item

IV. Comments from the Public (3 minute limit)

V. Agenda Prioritization: Commissioners may re-arrange agenda 

VI. Reports from Subcommittees and Taskforces 
        a. Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Subcommittee Report
        b. Disaster Subcommittee Report

VII.Toxics Managment Division Report 

VIII. Discussion/Action:
a.  Adoption of November 7, 2013 Minutes        
        b. Commission feedback on Draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
        c. Sustainable Seafood Labeling Proposal

IX. Announcements from Commissioners

X. Communications from Public to Commission
a. Aquatic Park Policy Statement        
        b. Genetically Modified Organism Labeling Concern 

XI. Information Items: May be moved to action by majority vote
a. Herbal Supplement (Commissioner Lim)
        b. Data Source for the Estimation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions        
        c. Ace Hardware Report                
                i. Department of Toxics Substances Control - Summary of Violations        
        d. HHW data for Berkeley                
                i. Toxics Management Division: Universal Waste Flyer
        e. City of Berkeley Health Status Report (Childhood Lead Poisoning: Pg 57)
         f. Commission Meeting Frequency (Resolution No. 65,959) - Late Item       
        g. Complaint regarding recycling (Commissioner Amezcua) - Late Item
XII. To be distributed 

XII. Next Agenda: Discussion/Action items propose for future agenda

XIV. Adjourn


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Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the Commission regarding any item on this  agenda  will  be  made  available  for  public  inspection  at  Toxics  Management Division, Planning Department located at 2118 Milvia St, 3rd Floor, 94704.

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(510) 981-7460 or sending an email to

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