Sustainable Arlington

An Envision Arlington committee & a Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) chapter

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Sustainable Arlington July Meeting [with ZOOM link + agenda]
Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 07:30pm - 09:00pm
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Sustainable Arlington Agenda,

Wed., July 13, 2022, 7:30 - 9 pm

Location:  Virtual Meeting by Zoom

Zoom link:  https://town-arlington-ma-us.zoom.us/j/83823543654

Agenda

  1. Introductions
  2. Native American Land acknowledgement: https://native-land.ca/  see also https://mcnaa.org/land-acknowledgements
  3. Electrify Arlington Campaign
    1. Webpage now live: https://www.arlingtonma.gov/i-want-to/go-green/electrify-arlington
    2. Coaches needed, training provided, details: https://www.arlingtonma.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/61677
  4. ‘Two state-level items that could support Electrify Arlington:
    1. Latest draft of proposed specialized stretch building code (public hearings; comment period), important dates:
      1. End of June:  Revised draft released
      2. July/August: 3 public hearings (opportunities to speak)
      3. August 12:  Deadline for submitting written comments
    2. Mass. legislative session – final July push for key bills
  5. Open Mic: sustainability, environment and climate issues in Arlington
  6. Sustainable Arlington Member Slide Show. Your photos, taken in Arlington, of climate-related issues and solutions, environmental concerns/successes.
    1. To show your photos, send in advance to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  7. Sustainable Arlington seeks new co-chair
  8. Town Day planning
  9. Approval of minutes
  10. Updates:
    1. Planning Department
    2. MCAN report: July 11 chapter leaders’ meeting
  11. Adjourn

Resources forMA Specialized Stretch Code [hopefully, Net Zero]:

    1. MCAN: Register here for our Letter/Comment Writing Workshop on Wed., July 20, 7 p.m.
    2. Advocates Guide to Net Zero Stretch Code (1 page flyer)
    3. Why it matters to Arlington: Arlington MA Sustainable Buildings Initiative 
    4. Supports Arlington’s Net Zero Action Plan and Electrify Arlington campaign

Next meeting:  Thurs., Aug. 11, 2022, 7:30-9 pm (registration link with August agenda)

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