Initiating Group meeting 2011-01-03 Jan 3rd


Notes from a meeting of the Initiating Group, Transition Town Powell River, held on January 3, 2011 at 12:15 at 5865 Mowatt Avenue, Powell River

Present: Liz Milward, Kevin Wilson, Julie Thorne, Susan Jersak


Treasurer’s Report – reviewed and accepted

Event Schedule

January 16 – Strategic Planning Day – Sunday afternoon at 5865 Mowatt Avenue, 12 to 4 pm. The day will start with a pot luck. Kevin has started an agenda and welcomes input.

Home Movie – Kevin will ask Graham to host a home movie. Susan will forward info to Kevin re a PBS program on NOW – Fixing the Future.

Connecting with other Groups

Ministerial Group Presentation – Kevin has not received a reply. He will send a copy of the letter to Sue who will follow up with another letter to request a date for a meeting.

Working Group

Green Building – no report

Transportation – The new bus schedule has added every evening until 10 pm except Sunday. There is still no connection to the ferries.

Sue will phone Tor Birtit at City Hall to get information on how the public can have input to the bus schedule.

Other Business

Purchase “Oil Poster” – order but not yet received

Energy Awareness Kit – purchased a Kill-a-watt type meter and laser thermometer. Sue borrowed the meter and Julie borrowed the thermometer.

Addition to agenda – Discussed the importance of keeping TTPR in the public notice. Sue suggested we share the responsibility of writing letters to the editor and articles for the local publications. She volunteered to work on this and requested guidance from the IG committee.

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