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Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) Agenda

Regular Meeting – February 14, 2019

Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch Library

1901 Russell Street, Berkeley
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  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Comments from the Public: 3 Minute Limit per Individual
  3. Agenda Prioritization: Commissioners may rearrange Agenda
  4. Adoption of December 13, 2018 Minutes
  5. Report from the Chair
  6. Officer elections
  7. Response to Referral Timelines
  8. Report from Toxics Management Division
  9. Reports from Subcommittees and Liaisons
  10. Discussion/Action:
    1. Draft Berkeley Local Hazard Mitigation Plan presentation and discussion: 
      1. Fire—vegetation management, flagging dangerous overgrowth, especially eucalyptus, parking control on narrow streets, see 2008 map
      2. Green infrastructure— comprehensive plan for flood prevention  and water replenishment
      3. Suggested collaboration between City and UC Ecological Reserve, EB Regional Parks, EBMUD, CalFire, UC Botanical Garden
    2. Audubon Society presentation on Bird-Friendly Architecture in Berkeley (see San Francisco’s requirements)
    3. Update on Bee City initiative
    4. Update on Cigarette-Butt Pilot Project
    5.  Draft Letter to Council Committee on Green Infrastructure Stormwater Proposal

    6. Further action on CO2 Labels for Gas Stations

    7. CEAC 2019 Work Plan

  11. Information items (may be moved to action by majority vote):
  12. Communications
  13. Announcements from Commissioners
  14. Future Agenda Items
  15. Adjourn


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