Peak Oil Group meets Thursday, Sept. 4

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Everyone is welcome, and all input will help the Madison Peak Oil Group fashion a useful plan for how area cities and villages can prepare for the end of abundant, inexpensive oil, a major topic of conversation at the meeting.

DRAFT Agenda
Madison Peak Oil Group
September 4, 2008
222 S. Hamilton Street, Madison (lower level conference room of RENEW Wisconsin)

1. Introductions

2. Announcements/miscellaneous
a. Tabling at Farmers’ Market - October 11
b. UW Madison Energy Institute fall schedule
c. Nelson Institute Community Environmental Forum fall schedule
d. Sustainable Urbanism lecture on Sep 17th
e. Invitation to participate in Landmark Forum
f. Other

3. Financial report

4. Transition Towns
a. Coordination of various groups
b. City of Madison zoning rewrite

5. Electric vehicles (See "Wind Powered Cars")
a. DOT restrictions (See news story)

6. Program committee report
a. “What’s the program?”
b. Review of statement of support for RTA to deliver to Legislative Council Study Committee on RTA

7. Next meeting: October 2