July 30, 2008 Meeting Agenda

Energy, Water, and Land Use: A Framework for Incorporating Scientific Information into Sustainability Planning

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

Pioneer Valley Sustainability Network
Meeting #6
Wednesday, July 30th 2008
Co-op Power offices 324 Wells Street
Carpool using RIDEbuzz


8:00 – 8:30 Informal Networking / Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 Formal Networking/Breakfast – Members converse and share information on local efforts (EG- ” Pioneer Valley Summit on Sustainable Investment-follow up).
9:00 – 9:45 briefing on networking training
9:45 – 10:30 discussion of the Pioneer Valley Sustainability Network’s role in the region
10:30 – 10:55 EPA Grant Effort Updates
– Support Tool for local officials concerning energy related decisions.
– Sustainability Indicators
-Sustainability Art Contest-winner Jane Beatrice Wegscheider
10:55-11:00 plan next meeting

Thank you very much for your willingness to participate actively in the formation of the Pioneer Valley Sustainability Network. We are extremely grateful for your time and energy.

Please contact Catherine Miller at cmiller@pvpc.org or 413/781-6045 if you have any questions about the project, the meeting or anything else.

Also–the latest iteration of the decision support tool is on the pvsustain website-please check it out! The specific page is: http://www.pvsustain.com/pages/research.html

Catherine M. Miller
Principal Planner-Sustainability
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

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