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Posted on: May 14, 2021

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Sustainability, Climate Action Plan

Edina, Minn., May 12, 2021 – Sustainability Coordinator Grace Hancock will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a virtual discussion about current sustainability initiatives and the City’s Climate Action Plan from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 19.  

Hosted by City Manager Scott Neal, the Town Talk will include a presentation by Hancock on building energy efficiency, transportation emission reduction, City operations initiatives, and programs for residents and businesses like Home Energy Squad and the Green Business Recognition Program. An open forum will follow to allow residents and staff the opportunity to discuss the topic of the night and ask questions. Engineering Director Chad Millner will also be available during the open forum to help answer questions.

“I am excited to connect directly with community members in Edina to share updates on sustainability initiatives already underway, and to introduce Edina’s newest effort to develop its first climate action plan,” Hancock said.

The discussion will be held via Webex. Here’s how to access the Webex event:

Attendee link: bit.ly/TownTalkSustainability

Event number: 177 172 8678

Event password:  326566

You may also call in to listen by dialing 415-655-0001 with access code 177 172 8678.

The Town Talk will be recorded for broadcast on Edina TV and available for online viewing. The video and materials for the Town Talk will be available on BetterTogetherEdina.org for a week following the presentation. Additional questions and comments may be posted there for staff members after the Town Talk.

The Town Talk will be shown on Edina TV, Comcast Channels 813 and 16, 8 p.m. Mondays, 4 a.m. and noon Tuesdays, 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. Fridays May 20-June 16.

For more information, contact the City’s Communications Department, 952-826-0359.


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