updated May 19, 2014
The next Climate Action Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday,
May 28, 2014 starting at 3:30 p.m., in the Cotton Building, 607
Water Street, Port Townsend.
The Cotton Building is in Pope Marine Park diagonally across the
street from City Hall.
As they become available, the meeting agendas
and meeting minutes are posted below in the
Climate Action Plan
The Board of County Commissioners and the City Council adopted the
Climate Action Plan
2 MB on Monday, November 14,
The Climate Action Committee is responsible for developing
strategies to implement the goals specified in
Jefferson County Resolution 44-07/City of Port Townsend Resolution
07-22 via the Climate Action Plan. The plan recommends how
to achieve the goal of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
from 1990 levels by the year 2050.
On June 15, 2011, the Climate Action Committee approved the Final
Draft Climate Action Plan to send to the Board of County
Commissioners and City Council for adoption. A joint City
Council/Board of County Commissioners special meeting was held on
July 21, 2011 at 6:30 in the Board of County
Commissioners Chambers to discuss the draft Climate Action Plan.
The following were approved in a joint session of the Port Townsend
City Council and the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners
on January 12, 2009:
The CAC compiled a public discussion document
Potential Measures to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions. The
document was presented at a joint session of the Board of County
Commissioners and the Port Townsend City Council on Thursday, June
The CAC held open houses in Port Townsend, Brinnon and Chimacum to
inform the public about the committee’s purpose and activities and
to solicit input on the
Potential Measures to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
The City of Port Townsend is a member of the International Council of
Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) - Local Governments for
Sustainability. This organization provided both software and
technical support for conducting a baseline carbon emissions
inventory. Learn more about