District 10 Como Community Council

Jan. 11, 2022 Environment Committee Agenda

Jan. 11, 2022 Environment Committee Agenda

Como Streetcar

The Environment Committee typically meets on the second Tuesday of every month. All D10 Como Park meetings are open to the public and have space for community members to bring topics for discussion.

Environment Committee Recurring Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 957 0178 3379
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District 10 Environmental Committee Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Zoom

Welcome & Introductions

Adopt the agenda


 Community participants can bring topics & concerns


  • Dawn Pape –  ED of We All Need Food & Water will tell us about her organization and events, and ways Como residents can get involved. https://weallneedfoodandwater.org
  • Nick Evans from the DNR will provide an update about drilling an observation well in como park between the swimming pool and the Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom area. They’re scheduled to do the installation in January. Nick will also answer any questions people have

Follow up and Report-back:

  • Lawns to Legumes subcommittee – grant for demonstration neighborhood
  • Rain Barrel application early/passed – Priced at $90 subsidized, no storage space, would require more logistics than in the past. ? interest at this price & amount
  • From last month: Here’s the link to the  MN SEED 2021 highlights slideshow. https://youtu.be/jhxhos8hWhw
  • Neighborhood Honor Roll nominations 
  • Sunday Series

FYI: Did you know about the

Open discussion: Topics for future presentations & discussion


  • Como Education – Woodland Classroom, Trees & Tours/Tree Trek, MNSeed
  • Como Community Garden (Shevek)
  • ARWG updates (Mike, Shevek)
  • Organics (Shevek)
  • Mayor Carter’s Climate Justice Advisory Board (Shevek)
  • Van Slyke Triangle Garden
  • CRWD Partner Grant
  • Como Steward Program
  • Clean Up Events
  • Future Events/Ideas


  • Saturday, January 29: National Seed Swap Day (save the date)

Next Committee Meeting Time

  • Tuesday, February 8th, 7:00 p.m. – Zoom

*Draft Agenda Subject to Change*