Sustainable Arlington

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

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Sustainable Arlington February Meeting & Agenda
Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 07:30pm - 09:00pm
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Feb. 16, meeting registration:  Register here


Sustainable Arlington

   An Environment Committee of Envision Arlington


Location:  Virtual Meeting by Zoom


  • Introductions
  • Native American Land acknowledgement:
  • Dept. of Energy Resources [DOER]: Straw Proposal for Energy Building Codes, comment period until March 9; upcoming hearings. Patrick Hanlon.
    1. Straw Proposal (proposed energy codes)
    2. Recording of February 8 Webinar (DOER intro to Straw Proposal)
    3. DOER's new Stretch Code Development webpage
  • Two Rodenticide Warrant Articles for 2022 Town Meeting, Elaine Crowder and Carey Thiel; vote whether to support
    1. Read the Warrant Articles and related information here
  • Open Mic: sustainability, environment and climate issues in Arlington
  • Planning Department Updates
  • MCAN updates
  • Safe the Alewife Brook update
  • Approve minutes for December and January
  • Learn & Do
  • CLIMATE SOLUTIONS AND YOU. Learn - Act – Lead. Virtual and Interactive, 6-part Series. Each unit includes a Drawdown 101 video, breakout rooms, conversation with a local expert or activist, and participant Q&As. Sundays, Feb. 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 4:00–5:30 pm; March 27, 2:00–3:30 pm

Details and sign up.

  • Plant-Pollinator Gardening, Wednesdays, March 3, 10, 7-9 pm, Arlington Community Education,
  • Save the date for the Carbon Countdown event from Sustainable Middlesex: March 26th, 9-11:30 am
  • Adjourn

Next meeting:  Wed., March 16,  2022, 7:30-9 pm  register here



Additional meeting information

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

*Notice to the Public on meeting privacy* In the interests of preventing abuse

of videoconferencing technology (i.e. Zoom Bombing) all participants, including

members of the public, wishing to engage via the Zoom App must register for

each meeting and will notice multi-step authentication protocols. Please allow

additional time to join the meeting. Further, members of the public who wish to

participate without providing their name may still do so by telephone dial-in

information provided above.

At the start of the meeting, we will:                            

  1. Confirm first and last name of everyone on the call for the minutes and make sure that everyone can hear each other
  2. Read Preamble to Remote Meetings 
  3. Introduce all members, staff, and persons on the agenda 
  4. Review “ground rules” for online meetings 
  5. Meeting materials will be available online through Novus or Town website for the public.


Location  online, please register in advance