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Posted on: March 8, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Special Meeting: Planning Commission

CRP Community Workshop 2 poster

Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission will host a Virtual Public Workshop March 16th @ 6-8:00 to provide input on the City's continuing Climate Resiliency Planning effort. Listening and webcast options will be available at www.cityofpa.us. The meeting will be conducted virtually. The purpose of the meeting is for the City of Port Angeles to hold the second of two online workshops to review and  help steer the approach and priorities in the Climate Resiliency planning effort. To attend the meeting virtually, follow the instructions below, or visit www.cityofpa.us for more info regarding our virtual meetings including meeting packet material.

To learn more about the Climate Resiliency Plan Public Workshop please visit the City's dedicated webpage here:https://www.cityofpa.us/1010/Climate-Resiliency-Plan

  • Join the Webex meeting Watch using Webex
  • Meeting Number: 2553 833 4075
  • Password: ZQpHXN4da74 (97749643 from phones and video systems)
  • Call in Number:1-206-207-1700
  • Access Code: 2553 833 4075

Join us on March 16th at 6:00 PM for the 2nd Virtual Climate Workshop to shape and steer the Port Angeles Climate Resiliency Plan! We will be working with Cascadia Consulting to review the plan's list of 71 actions and a multicriteria analysis that was performed on 35 of the actions in order to prioritize them more effectively. Your input and assistance is vital to better prioritize these actions based upon your personal experiences.

The City and community of Port Angeles is developing a Climate Resiliency Plan to inventory and reduce its community and municipal greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while building resilience to climate change impacts and related stressors. The City wants to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, which exceeds WA State GHG Emissions reduction goals, established in E2SHB 2311 and RCW 70A.45.020.

The Port Angeles Climate Resiliency Plan will build on current and prior work and identify new opportunities for ambitious, feasible, and equitable climate action that reduces Port Angeles’ GHG emissions and builds readiness for climate impacts like sea level rise and increased flooding.

Public outreach and participation are essential to this process, and the City is committed to centering equity and respect for all community members. This will lead to a Climate Resiliency Plan that reflects the communities’ priorities and values, builds capacity and interest in sustainable behavioral change from residents, and increases the community buy-in that is important for successful long-term implementation of the Resiliency Plan.  This is the first of two Public Workshops to support the development of the Port Angeles Climate Resiliency Plan. The workshop will focus on prioritizing actions directed by the Plan.

Learn more about the Multi-Criteria Analysis Approach Here

View the draft Actions Matrix Here.

Click Here to View the Draft Results of the First Virtual Climate Workshop



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