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File #: 22-348    Version: 1
Type: Set Matters Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/8/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/8/2022 Final action:
Title: SET MATTER 9:30 AM County Executive Officer requests the Board receive a presentation from Napa Schools for Climate Action representatives regarding climate emergency awareness and a brief overview of their current initiative, "Fossil Free Future."
Attachments: 1. Presentation (added after meeting)
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TO:                     Board of Supervisors

FROM:                     Minh Tran - County Executive Officer

REPORT BY:                     Jesus Tijero - BOS Staff Assistant I

SUBJECT:                     Napa Schools for Climate Action Presentation

 

RECOMMENDATION

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SET MATTER 9:30 AM

County Executive Officer requests the Board receive a presentation from Napa Schools for Climate Action representatives regarding climate emergency awareness and a brief overview of their current initiative, “Fossil Free Future.”

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Napa Schools for Climate Action (Napa S4CA) was first founded in 2018 and is a chapter of the Schools for Climate Action organization who are working together towards a common goal of reducing Napa County’s greenhouse gas emission to net zero, by or before the year 2030. Co-Presidents of Napa S4CA will present to the Board regarding climate emergency awareness and a brief overview of Napa S4CA’s current initiative, “Fossil Free Future.”

 

FISCAL & STRATEGIC PLAN IMPACT

Is there a Fiscal Impact?

No

County Strategic Plan pillar addressed:

Vibrant and Sustainable Environment

 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: The proposed action is not a project as defined by 14 California Code of Regulations 15378 (State CEQA Guidelines) and therefore CEQA is not applicable.

 

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

Napa Schools for Climate Action (Napa S4CA) was first founded in 2018 and is a chapter of the Schools for Climate Action organization. This local group is a countywide, youth-led coalition of students, teachers, faculty, local government leaders, and community members from across Napa County and NVUSD who are working together towards a common goal of reducing Napa County’s greenhouse gas emissions to net zero, by or before the year 2030.

Napa S4CA works on various projects designed to implement climate-conscious changes in everyday life and serves the community through volunteering, outreach, educational opportunities, and much more. Representatives from Napa S4CA will provide a brief overview of the group’s goals and accomplishments thus far, share details about climate emergency resolutions, and showcase their current initiative, “Fossil Free Future.” Co-Presidents of Napa S4CA will be present to answer questions from the Board of Supervisors.