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SUBJECT: Seattle City Council kicks off Climate Action Plan conversation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
1/28/2013  2:10:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Josh Fogt, Councilmember O'Brien's office, 206-684-8800

Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061


Councilmember Mike O'Brien

 

Seattle City Council kicks off Climate Action Plan conversation
Join Councilmembers at one of three upcoming events

 

Join the Seattle City Council's Energy and Environment Committee in prioritizing near-term actions that the City can take to reduce the carbon footprint of building and construction in Seattle:

WHAT:           Making Energy Use Visible Community Forum

WHEN:          Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, 6-8 p.m.
                         
WHERE:        Yesler Community Center, 917 E Yesler Way

WHO:             Seattle City Councilmembers

Brian Geller, 2030 District and Green Ribbon Commission member
Aaron Fairchild, Green Canopy Homes
Michael Woo, Got Green

The forum will open at 6 p.m. with remarks by Councilmembers, followed by a panel discussion with local experts. Beginning at 7 p.m., the Council will hear from residents on efficient construction and building operations and retrofits. 

Read the Green Ribbon Commission recommendation at http://greenspace.seattle.gov/building-energy/.

For more information, visit the event flier PDF at: http://seattle.gov/council/issues/climate_action_plan/Climate_Action_Plan_flier_Part1.pdf

This community forum is the first in a series of events to discuss elements of the Climate Action Plan and recommendations of the Green Ribbon commission:

Connecting Transportation and Land Use Town Hall
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave, Boards & Commissions Room, L280

Climate Change Open House
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6 - 8 p.m.
Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave, Bertha Knight Landes Room

For more information on the series of events, visit the series flier at http://seattle.gov/council/issues/climate_action_plan/Climate_Action_Plan_flier_Part3.pdf

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