Climate Emergency Mobilization Workgroup

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Workgroup Meeting Schedule:

Second and Fourth Thursday of the month at 5:00 PM (except November/December 2020)

2020

2021
August 27, 2020
September 10, 2020
September 24, 2020
October 8, 2020
October 20, 2020
November 12, 2020
November 23, 2020
December 10, 2020


January 14, 2021
January 28, 2021
February 11, 2021
February 25, 2021
March 11, 2021
March 25, 2021
April 8, 2021
April 22, 2021
May 13, 2021
May 27, 2021
June 10, 2021
June 24, 2021


The Climate Emergency Mobilization Work Group is a joint Frederick County - Frederick City work group authorized by the County Council, the Mayor, and Board of Alderman through the Climate Emergency Resolutions adopted in 2020.

The Charge of the work group is to:

  1.  Consider four main Climate Emergency concerns of specific relevance to Frederick County and City:
  • Energy, Transportation and Buildings
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Sequestration
  • Health and Extreme Weather Adaptation and Resilience
  • Public Engagement and Education
  • Present a status report to the County Council and City Mayor and Aldermen on the progress of the Work group.
  1. Present a status report to the County Council, County Executive, City Mayor and Aldermen on the progress of the Work group six months after the first meeting. 
  1. Submit a final report to the County Council, County Executive, City Mayor and Aldermen, and to the public including legislative, administrative, and community recommendations to assist the County and City with meeting the goals of this resolution; 1) implement policy and legislative actions through the lens of climate change; 2) reduce county- and city-wide greenhouse gas emissions 50% from 2010 levels by 2030 and 100% no later than 2050, and employ efforts to safely draw down carbon from the atmosphere, 12 months after the first meeting.    
  2. Address questions from the County Council, City Mayor and Aldermen, and their representatives for up to eight weeks following report submission.
  1. Agendas
  2. Minutes
  3. Documents
  4. Resolutions

The CEMWG will meet the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m.

These virtual meetings will be open to the public.  To listen to the meeting, please dial 855-925-2801, enter meeting code 8007, enter *1 to listen.  If you would like to speak live during the public comment portion of the meeting, enter *3 to be placed into a muted queue.  The system will tell you when you may begin your 3-minute comment.

To view the CEMWG Mobilize Frederick Twitter Account click here

To view the CEMWG Mobilize Frederick Facebook Account click here

Beginning September 24, 2020, the meetings will be streamed live on Frederick County Boards and Commission facebook page.

Please send requests for interpreting services to nluna@frederickcountymd.gov at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.

Meeting Agendas

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Meeting Videos

8/27/2020 - Password: CEMwg82720

9/10/2020 - Password: CEMwg91020

9/24/2020 - No password required

10/08/2020 - No password required

10/22/2020 - No password required

11/12/2020 - No password required

11/23/2020 - No password required


Agriculture, Forests and Land Management Subgroup

  • Tom Anderson
  • Karen Cannon *
  • Patrice Gallagher
  • Erin Goodnough
  • Kerri Hesley
  • Richard Jefferies *
  • Matt Morris
  • Linda Norris-Waldt
  • Lisa Orr *
  • William Reid *
  • Taylor Roman
  • Barb Trader *
  • Paul Walker *-Chair
  • Greg Wilson

Energy, Transportation and Buildings Subgroup

  • James Baker *
  • David Berliner
  • Milton Dahl *
  • Eric Daniels
  • Armando Gaetaniello
  • Joanne Ivancic
  • Christopher Izzo *
  • Ron Kaltenbaugh*-Chair
  • Susan Kunkel
  • Clement Ndifor
  • Carl Pritchard *
  • Robert Robey
  • Jerry Rusnock
  • Bill Steigelmann
  • Chris Voell *
  • Bruce Zavos

Health, Weather Events and Resilience Subgroup

  • Ross Bradley
  • Darlene Bucciero
  • Vanessa Gress
  • Faith Klareich
  • Joanna La Follette
  • Rob Magnien *-Co Chair
  • Gary Magnuson
  • Cecilia Plante
  • John Punchak
  • Ingrid Rosencrantz *
  • Karen Russell
  • John Scherer *-Co Chair
  • Kevin Sellner *
  • Audrey Ting

Public Awareness and Outreach Subroup

  • Janet Ady
  • Virginia Borda
  • Sonia Demiray * -Co Chair
  • Katey Grogan *
  • Kathleen Rall
  • Michelle Schaffer *
  • Kristen Schultz
  • Shane Stewart
  • Kate Wilson *- Co Chair
  • David Wolinsky
* Workgroup Members