Climate Action Committee (CAC)

Meetings


  • Next meeting: Wednesday, June 24, 3:30-5:30 PM
  • Location: remote meeting. You may connect in real time to the meeting via telephone. Public comments will be taken during the "Public Comment" times at 3:40PM and 5:10PM with allowances for variations in the agenda. Please note the time and order of the two public comment periods on the agenda archived below. 
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            +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

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            +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

    Meeting ID: 951 7574 4664

The Climate Action Committee is a joint committee of the City of Port Townsend and Jefferson County. The CAC typically meets on even months (Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., Dec.) on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend and comment at each of the Climate Action Committee meetings. The meeting location varies but is typically within the City limits. For the next scheduled meeting, please visit the City of Port Townsend City Meetings calendar.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Membership

  • Position 1: Jefferson County BoCC - Kate Dean
  • Position 2: Port Townsend City Council - Pam Adams
  • Position 3: PUD Number 1 of Jefferson County - Jeff Randall 
  • Position 4: Jefferson County Public Health - Laura Tucker
  • Position 5: Jefferson Healthcare - Chris O’Higgins
  • Position 6: Jefferson Transit - John Bender/Tammi Rupert/Leesa Monroe
  • Position 7: Port of Port Townsend - Eric Toews/Jim Pivarnik
  • Position 8: Port Townsend Paper Corporation - Sam Jones
  • Position 9: Cindy Jayne (Chair) - Citizen at Large
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Position 10: Shelley Jaye (Vice Chair) - Citizen at Large
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Position 11: David Wilkinson - Atmospheric science/agriculture/environmental management
    Term expires: December 31, 2022
  • Position 12: Diane McDade - Citizen at Large
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Position 13: Cara Loriz - Citizen at Large
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Position 14: Kate Chadwick - Citizen at Large
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Position 15: Dave Seabrook - Citizen at Large
    Term expires: December 31, 2021

Climate Action Plan


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.

The Board of County Commissioners and the City Council adopted the Climate Action Plan on Monday, November 14, 2011.