In the meeting packet .PDF linked above:
Resiliency Plan: Recommendations Addressing Climate Change — p. 78-103
Appendix A: Climate Resolution for the City of Port Angeles — p. 104
Appendix B: Actions for Reducing PT City Government Emissions — p. 106-107
Climate Resolution for the City of Port Angeles
WHEREAS, human activities
have warmed the Earth to a point that threatens the stability of our climate
and our modern way of life, and in 2018 The Fourth National Climate Assessment
states that the Earth’s climate is now changing faster than at any point in the
history of modern civilization, primarily as a result of human activities and a
failure to act expeditiously that will result in a loss of human life,
ecological diversity, and economic growth; and
In a 6-0 vote, the Port Angeles City Council at its meeting on 6/19/18 committed to devising a climate action plan in 2019 with help from a citizens’ committee.
Council member Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin noted that Port Angeles has heard from citizens [including OCA members] for many years on this issue, with little response, and has missed out on funding opportunities because of its lack of a climate action plan.
Port Angeles Community and Economic Development Director Nathan West committed City staff to full engagement in this process in 2019, noting a full plate of commitments already in place for 2018.
Schromen-Wawrin suggested that “we do this collaboratively with community stakeholders taking the lead with support from city staff and council.”
Once again, local communities are stepping in where the federal government has failed to act.
Candidates for Port Angeles City Council Travis Berglund, Kate Dexter, Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin and Artur Wojnowski respond to Mike Doherty’s question about a Climate Action Plan — mitigation and adaption — as the work of the City Council. (Mike’s question starts at minute 58:30.)
Remember to VOTE by Nov. 7.