Resilience & Security Advisory Commission

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Agriculture Subcommittee
Public Meeting Notice 

 

A meeting of the Resilience and Security Advisory Commission's Agriculture Subcommittee has been scheduled for 
Monday 5, 2022 at 6:00pm.

The meeting will be conducted under Roberts Rules of Order.

The meeting will be held online via zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86400522424

  
Meeting ID:   864 0052 2424


The public is invited to attend via zoom.

 

 

 CONTACT INFORMATION
KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH PLANNING DEPARTMENT
Phone: 907-714-2205
Phone: toll free within the Borough 1-800-478-4441, extension 2204
Fax: 907-714-2378
e-mail address: [email protected]

 

Resilience & Security Advisory Commission

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

The Kenai Peninsula Borough (KPB) Resilience & Security Advisory Commission operates within the KPB Planning Department.  This commission advises the administration and assembly on developing sustainability solutions for the Borough to promote the economic security, safety, self-reliance, and wellbeing of its inhabitants, while maintaining the ability of future generations to do the same. The Administration of Resilience & Security Advisory Commission is outlined in KPB Ordinance 2020-25

 The scope of matters subject to consideration by the Resilience and Security Advisory Commission includes:

  1. Divert materials that would otherwise be discarded in landfills within the borough to extend the lifetime of landfills and save taxpayer dollars;

  2. Improve cost and energy efficiency of buildings;

  3. Improve cost and energy efficiency of transportation;

  4. Increase use of local, clean energy to (a) modernize electricity generation, storage and distribution; (b) increase energy independence; (c) diversify the grid and reduce supply volatility;

  5. Support hazard mitigation planning that accounts for changing environmental conditions;

  6. Improve food security through support of local agriculture, protection of the ecological integrity of fish and wildlife habitat, protection of water resources, and other means;

  7. Conduct cost-benefit analyses of sustainable resource inititatives;

  8. Actively engage and communicate with borough communities to develop and institute sustainable resource initiatives through community workgroups, task-forces, online media, etc.;

  9. Seek funding to support the work of the commission; and

  10. Other similar efforts focused on protection of our natural resources, economy, security and wellbeing.

 

The Resilience and Security Advisory Commission meets monthly. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month via Zoom.

 

RSAC Activities

The commission has established 3 subcommittees to focus on selected priority areas:

  Building Efficiency Subcommittee: Bretwood (Hig) Higman, Mark Haller

  Solid Waste Subcommittee: Randy Arndt, Alex Ravelo

  Agriculture Subcommittee: Agam Ohn-Bar, Scott Waterman, Louise Heite

 The Commission has established 2 youth seats. 

The commission invites speakers to present information relevant to the 10 areas of focus during commission meetings. 


 

  

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