District 10 Como Community Council

Nov. 9 Environment Committee Agenda

Nov. 9 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
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District 10 Environmental Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Welcome & Introductions

Adopt the agenda

COMMUNITY SECTION 

  • Community participants can bring topics & concerns

SPEAKER / GUESTS

  • Tom Lucy: Update about SPPS task force to explore solar & climate issues
  • Susan Jane: Woodland Classroom & the Environment Committee

NEW BUSINESS

Follow up and Report-backs:

  • CRWD Partner Grant (Mike)
    • 2021 Year-end Report and 2022 application submitted
  • Organics – Possible Organic Waste Bag Dispenser at the Streetcar Station Office (Mike)
  • Drafting of the 2022 Committee Budget (Mike)
  • Churchill Rain Garden (Shevek)
    • Awarded CRWD Maintenance Grant through 2027
    • Volunteer event Sat, Nov 6 w/ neighbors and TCGIS Girl Scouts
  • Clean Up Events & Efforts
    • Curb Clean up update (Mike)
    • Como Park Stewards (Jennifer)
    • Magnet Fishing
  • Como Community Garden – Action Item (Shevek)
    • 2-3 bad hoses and Request for Stump Removal
  • Rain Barrel event – Planning for 2022 (Jennifer)
  • Topics for future presentations & discussion
    • Michael Jon Pease, the ED of the St. Paul Parks Conservancy

STANDING AGENDA ITEMS

No Additional Updates

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Next Committee Meeting Time

  • Tuesday, December 14th, 7:00 p.m. – Zoom

ADDENDUMS

Como Woodland Classroom
The Como Woodland Advisory Committee (CWAC) is currently planning a February event – wildlife tour – in the Outdoor Classroom, and perhaps in conjunction with announcing that, we can highlight the following links:

For interested individuals who can’t make that or other future events, CWAC can arrange for personal tours
of the area.