Environmental Advisory Ad Hoc Committee

Minutes from December 4, 2018

In Attendance: Committee members: Karen Murray, Todd Handy, Patty Mann (via phone), Nancy Ostiguy, Stephanie Levy and Russell Winslow.  ECIA Board Liaison: Libby Maclaren. Robert Blanchet excused absence.

Meeting start: 3:20 PM

Approval of Agenda – Moved (Patty) Second (Nancy) – Unanimously approved

Approval of minutes – Moved (Russel), Second (Karen) – Unanimously approved

Board Liaison Update – Libby Maclaren

            No News

Old Business

Discussion of List of Herbicides for F & G to Test in Spring; list of adjuvants was reduced to eliminate those that reduce pH (problematic for asphalt)

Discussion of Procedures for Notification – (Julie Navarro is putting this together and this Committee will look at this once it has been put together)

Discussion of IPM Pyramid – modified one of the pyramids; changed home to residential

Discussion of draft Pesticide Policy – Some modifications were made during the meeting.  Additional modifications, consistent with comments made during the meeting, will be before the next meeting and sent to the Committee before the next meeting.

Discussion of Policy on Materials used in Renovations, New Buildings and Existing Building Maintenance – Postponed to next meeting

Discussion of Annual Environmental Audit – Postponed to next meeting (Stephanie and Nancy will discuss in advance of next meeting)

Next meetings:

Tuesday January 7 (1st Monday) from 3-5 PM in the ECIA Conference Room

February 5 (1st Tuesday)

            March 5 (1st Tuesday)

            April 1 (1st Monday)

            May 7 (1st Tuesday)

            June 4 (1st Tuesday)