2009-09-13 Ambler Environmental EAC Minutes

Ambler Environmental Advisory Council
Notes of Thursday, September 10th 2009 6:45 to 8:15 pm—

Attendance: Members: Susan Johnsson Absent: Susan Curry
David Morgan Skip Kershner
Sigi Koko Candace Kanaplue

Visitors: Daniel Brouse
Judy Baigis

Next Meeting: October 8th — Thursday
(usually 2nd Thursdays, 6:45-8:00 PM)

1. Plastic Bag Free Ambler
• ACTION: Sigi will confer with Susan Curry for best washing instructions

2. Web Page
Judy Baigis approved content and language for a placeholder AmblerEAC.org home page until EAC can create an official approval process with Borough Council
• ACTION: Daniel & Sigi will work together on WebPage
• ACTION: Daniel & Sigi will look at compliance with section 508 of the ADA Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act: Accessibility for People with Disabilities in the Information Age http://www.section508.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=Content&ID=3
• We agreed on color and temporary logo on top left
• Putting up “minutes” on website will be decided later
• We will check with Susan C about getting slot on council agenda and their approval on website and who they would want to assign oversight
• We will put on the winners for the twill on the website because that has been published

3. HOME TOWN NEWS—
• ACTION: David solicited data for the next publication

4. Mission statement
We are using the PA EAC Network definition of an EAC for our temporary mission statement

5. EAC minutes:
• Action: Judy suggested the EAC minutes be included into the Council packet.
• Action: SusanC will send the approved minutes to Anita with explicit suggestion that she circulate to the rest of Council.

6. Backyard Composters
• It was decided to pass on this

7. AMS
• Daniel will contact New Main St Mgr to advance the green initiative and look into selling bags

8. Oktoberfest
• If it will happen, we would like to have a booth