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File #: 190445    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/9/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to the creation of a City-County Task Force on Climate and Economic Equity.
Sponsors: ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. COGGS, ALD. RAINEY, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. BORKOWSKI, ALD. KOVAC, ALD. JOHNSON
Indexes: CITY-COUNTY TASK FORCE ON CLIMATE AND ECONOMIC EQUITY
Attachments: 1. Letter of Support from the Milwaukee Area Labor Council, 2. Media Release
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/19/20191 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20191 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Ald. Johnson added as co-sponsor.
Pass14:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/27/20190 STEERING & RULES COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Accept Proposed Substitute A. Individuals present: Rafael Smith - community organizer Milwaukee County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde Robert Craig - Citizen Action of Wisconsin Pastor Dana Kelley - Citizen Action of Wisconsin and pastor of Risen Savior Baptist Church Ald. Coggs, Rainey and the entire committee added as co-sponors.
Pass6:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/20191 STEERING & RULES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass6:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/18/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
190445
Version
SUBSITUTE 1
Reference
170337
Sponsor
ALD. HAMILTON, COGGS, RAINEY, STAMPER, BORKOWSKI, KOVAC AND JOHNSON
Title
Substitute resolution relating to the creation of a City-County Task Force on Climate and Economic Equity.
Analysis
This resolution creates a City-County Task Force on Climate and Economic Equity for the purpose of making recommendations on how to address the ongoing climate crisis, ensure Milwaukee meets the obligations set forth in the Paris Climate Accord, and mitigate racial and economic inequity through “green” jobs.

The Task Force shall be comprised of the following 13 members:

1. A Common Council member appointed by the Common Council President.
2. A Milwaukee County Supervisor appointed by the County Board Chair.
3. A representative of Citizen Action of Wisconsin.
4. A representative of the Wisconsin Climate Table.
5. A representative of the Sierra Club.
6. A representative of Community Advocates Public Policy Institute.
7. A representative of the NAACP.
8. A representative of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council.
9. A representative of Clean Wisconsin.
10. A Milwaukee Youth Council representative.
11. A community member appointed by the Common Council President.
12. A community member appointed by the County Board Chairman.
13. A representative of the Environmental Collaboration Office.

Body
Whereas, In 2018, reports from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the United States Global Change Research Program, found that:

1) The global climate is diverging from its prehistoric pattern due primarily to human activity since the Industrial Revolution, including increased greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation, and other land use changes.

2) Human activities have increased the average global temperature by approximately 1.0°C (1.8°F) since the early 1800s, and will likely cause the average global temperature to rise another 1.5°C (2.7°F) between 2030 and 2052 (and 2.0°C (3.6°F...

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