MGCAC Meeting March 10, 2011. Topics. Incorporation of MGCAC as a Tax-Free Entity Clean Air Projects Energy Efficiency Pilot Project Membership Participation in MGCAC Document MGCAC Successes Brochures EPA Rule-Making Briefing New Members of Congress.
Incorporation of MGCAC as a Tax-Free Entity
Clean Air Projects
Energy Efficiency Pilot Project
Membership Participation in MGCAC
Document MGCAC Successes
Briefing New Members of Congress
MGCAC members to seek approval from their governing bodies to join the MGCAC corporation.
Mayor Reichert to file incorporation papers once MGCAC members have approved joining the corporation.
Following incorporation, the members can consider the draft by-laws and operating agreement.
To Do: Survey members on progress in getting approvals from their governing bodies.
Work with Georgia DOT and Georgia EPD to initiate the bid process for approved projects and secure vehicles for the region
Georgia DOT has finalized contracts
Projects are moving forward
Pilot Project Concept:
Each MGCAC member selects one public building to audit.
MGCAC partners with Georgia Power and Oglethorpe Power to conduct audits.
If necessary, MGCAC issues RFP to secure private-sector assistance with audits.
Build a public awareness campaign around the audit and energy efficiency improvement process.
Improve membership participation in the MGCAC
Agreed to talk to two non-participating cities to ask whether they want to remain in the MGCAC.
To Do: Vote to amend articles to exclude entities that do not wish to participate.
Document the successes of the MGCAC to be used to brief regulators and potential funders
Compiled list of accomplishments of MGCAC, MGCCC and MGCAC members.
Circulated at December meeting.
Finalize and use as basis for outreach efforts.
Ozone and public health brochure – Draft Complete
Outreach brochure for federal agencies and Members of Congress – In process. The Clark Group is editing a current draft.
The Clark Group will work with the Middle Georgia Regional Commission on brochure layout and the possibility of covering the costs internally.
To Do: Review draft ozone and public health brochure and provide feedback to The Clark Group
Brief new members of Congress on the activities of the MGCAC and the importance of the ozone issue in Middle Georgia.
Green Corridor meeting on February 10, 2011.
The Clark Group invited a Roger Southall to talk about AireDock truck stop electrification technology.