Sustainable Williston, our community environment and sustainability group, will meet this Thursday, May 4th, at 7:15 PM at the Dorothy Alling Library. In addition to checking in on other news and projects, we’ll talk about a possible collaboration with the library and will get a walkthrough of Vermont’s new Community Energy Dashboard, a powerful tool for Vermont towns to collaborate on renewable energy and energy efficiency. Everyone living or working in Williston with an interest in sustainability is welcome.
Sustainable Williston will meet Thursday evening at the Dorothy Alling Library at 7:15 PM. Becky Tharp, Manager of the Green Infrastructure Collaborative, a program of Lake Champlain Sea Grant and the Dept. of Environmental Conservation, will give an educational talk on storm water issues effecting our region. Becky’s presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A session. Come join the conversation!
Sustainable Williston will meet Thursday evening at the Dorothy Alling Library at 7:15. Currently we’re putting special effort into engagement, fun, and community events, including a tentative sustainability fair in May. Anyone interested in sustainability who lives or works in Williston is welcome.
Sustainable Williston will hold our regular first Thursday meeting December 1st at 7:15 PM at the Dorothy Alling Library.
We’ll discuss the town plan, future social and outreach events, and more. Everyone who lives or works in Williston and is interested in sustainability and the environment is welcome.
Proposed Agenda: Sustainable Williston
Thu Oct 6, 2016, 7:15PM – Dorothy Alling Library
last updated 10/3/16 9:30 am
Our new rack cards have been printed and will be available to see at the meeting. Some can be taken if there’s anywhere any member would like to put them out.
Introductions, Sharing News and Information, Checking In 10 min
Deborah won’t be able to attend this week.
Adoption of minutes from September meeting 5 min
Birth Tree Celebration Report 10 min
Ideas for CCTA Williston-Essex Route 15 min
CCTA has a bus that leaves Walmart on the half hour and leaves Amtrak on the hour to go up and down Route 2A. Chapin hopes to see it expanded to meet Amtrak stops, but the route would need more riders. What ideas do we have for improving use of this line?
Town Plan 15 min
Updates and discussion of any further steps
Harvest Festival report 10 min
There are some good things to report about the Adams Harvest Festival, but overall it wasn’t a successful event for us in terms of connecting with community members. A brief report.
Luc paid in a little over $50 for some printed materials for the event and for additional rack cards
Community Outreach and Social Gatherings (ongoing) 15 min
Ideas and plans for events to allow Sustainable Williston members to get together more informally and/or to connect more with other Williston residents.
Sustainable Williston will hold our regular first Thursday meeting October 6th, at 7:15 PM at the Dorothy Alling Library.
We’ll discuss the town plan, our recent Birth Tree Celebration, future social and outreach events, the Williston-Essex bus line, and more. Our new rack cards will be available to check out. Everyone who lives or works in Williston and is interested in sustainability and the environment is welcome.
Sustainable Williston will meet Thursday, September 8th, at 7:15 PM at the Dorothy Alling Library.
To better coordinate with members’ schedules, we’ve changes our regular night to the first Thursday of each month, starting in October.
We’ll discuss the progress of the sustainability initiatives we’ve worked on in the town plan, the Birth Tree project and celebration, and how we’ll focus our efforts going forward. Everyone who lives or works in Williston is welcome.
As usual, the summer months find many Sustainable Williston members unavailable or traveling, so we won’t be holding our usual first-Wednesday meeting this month, but we’ll be back in September. See you then!
At our next meeting, this Wednesday, May 4th, at 7:15 PM at the Dorothy Alling Library, we’ll discuss this year’s Birth Tree project, electric school buses, the Town Plan, and much more. All are welcome.
Sustainable Williston will meet Wednesday evening, April 6th, at 7:15pm at the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library. Anyone who lives or works in Williston and is interested in sustainability is invited.
Topics will likely include continued work on the Town Plan, the fate of the Birth Tree Project this year, our article series in the Williston Observer, and the upcoming April Stools Day to clean up recreational areas and keep waterways clean.