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The Sustainability committee was recently awarded a grant by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for $15,000 in professional services to help develop a community greening strategy.

View the press release….

The Sustainability committee is having a special meeting on Monday, December 8 at 6:30pm at Arda’s Cafe (418 W. 6th St). The only notable item on the agenda is:

  • Approve money to be used for sustainable improvements to the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council office in the Spring Arts Tower for an amount to be determined.

Read the full agenda….

The Sustainability committee will have its regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 17 at 6pm at Arda’s Cafe (418 W. Sixth St). Special items on the agenda include:

  • Overview of the AIA Communities by Design SDAT grant application process including an overview of the November 3, 2008 brainstorming meeting, the final document submitted, and lessons-learned.
  • Discussion and consideration of the Committee Mission Statement.

Read the full agenda….

The Sustainability committee will be having a special meeting on Monday, November 3 at 6:30pm at Angelus Plaza (255 South Hill, Conference Room 312). The only significant item on the agenda is:

  • Review of the AIA grant application for the Sustainable Design Assessment Teams.

Read the full agenda….

The new Sustainability committee will have its first meeting on Monday, October 20th at 6:30pm at Arda’s Cafe (418 W. Sixth St). Besides discussing the mission statement and objectives of the committee, there will be a presentation by the City of Los Angeles Department of Sanitation on recycling resources including the 3-bin program, multi-family residential recycling, LAUSD recycling, S.A.F.E. Centers, and Composting. Read the full agenda….

Update: I forgot to mention that the Sustainability committee has their own blog. Instead of spending $12,000 on a website, they set up a free one on Blogger.

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