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File #: 19-00034    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Legislative Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 1/4/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/17/2019 Final action: 1/17/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: REDUCTION AND REMOVAL OF STYROFOAM, PLASTIC BOTTLES AND OTHER NON-ENVIROMENTALLY FRIENDLY ITEMS FROM USE WITHIN CITY HALL
Sponsors: Ann Hill, Sherri Myers

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ITEM

 

SPONSOR:                     City Council Member Ann Hill

                     City Council Member Sherri Myers

 

SUBJECT:

 

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REDUCTION AND REMOVAL OF STYROFOAM, PLASTIC BOTTLES AND OTHER NON-ENVIROMENTALLY FRIENDLY ITEMS FROM USE WITHIN CITY HALL                     

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RECOMMENDATION:

 

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That City Council work with the Office of the Mayor in establishing a policy for the reduction and removal of Styrofoam cups, plastic bottles and other non-environmentally friendly items from use within City Hall.  Recommendation is from the Environmental Advisory Board.

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HEARING REQUIRED:    No Hearing Required      

 

SUMMARY:

 

In an effort to reduce the use of non-environmentally friendly products such as Styrofoam, plastic bottles and plastic straws, the Environmental Advisory Board brought forth this recommendation.

 

While an effort is in place currently to facilitate this recommendation, this item seeks to officially make it a policy of the City to do so.

 

Along with this, within the reduction of the use of plastic bottles (i.e. water bottles), is a forward view of replacing water fountains (at least some) with refilling stations.

 

PRIOR ACTION:                     

 

December 6, 2018 - Environmental Advisory Board approved the forwarding of this recommendation

 

FUNDING:                     

 

N/A

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

                     

Cost reduction of certain products vs. cost of replacement products.

 

STAFF CONTACT:

 

Don Kraher, Council Executive

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

1)                     None

 

PRESENTATION:     No