Tompkins County
New York

Report or Discussion Item
7016

Tompkins County Sustainability Update

Information

Department:Planning and Sustainability DepartmentSponsors:
Category:EnvironmentalFunctions:Environmental

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. Sust report to legislature-4-27-17_FINAL (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Meeting History

May 4, 2017 3:00 PM  Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee Regular Meeting

This item was deferred to the next meeting.

RESULT:DEFERREDNext: 6/1/2017 3:00 PM
May 16, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting

Ms. McDonald of the Planning and Sustainability Department provided the Legislature with a Tompkins County Sustainability update highlighting progress in 2016 and the first quarter of 2017.

Mr. Lane read a letter from the Commissioner of the State Department of Environmental Conservation congratulating Tompkins County for achieving status as a Certified Climate Smart Community.

Ms. Robertson suggested there be discussion of ideas that could be recommended to NYSAC (New York State Association of Counties) for workshops.

Staff was thanked and it was noted that they set the standard across the State for best practices and leadership.

RESULT:COMPLETED
Jun 1, 2017 3:00 PM  Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Marx stated the Tompkins County Sustainability Update was presented to the Legislature and there is nothing further to add at this time.

Ms. Robertson inquired about the Energy and Economic Development Task Force not being mentioned in the 2016 efforts. Mr. Marx will make that correction.

Mr. Marx said a Clean Energy Community Grant application has been submitted and expects to hear something in July.

RESULT:COMPLETED