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Lodi City Council approves grant for $120,000 climate action plan

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Posted: Friday, October 21, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 5:45 am, Fri Oct 21, 2011.

Despite an outcry from a dozen residents at a meeting in September, the Lodi City Council approved accepting federal grant funds to create a $120,000 climate action plan.

In a 4-1 vote, the council on Wednesday night approved moving forward with the state-mandated plan, and the city will hire a consultant to complete it. It will measure the city's greenhouse gases and offer suggestions on how to reduce emissions.

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7 comments:

  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 9:42 pm on Sat, Oct 22, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    Hummm... I wonder if Andy is the neighbor....

     
  • Andy Crowder posted at 4:52 pm on Sat, Oct 22, 2011.

    Andy Crowder Posts: 245

    Assuming you are a property owner, Ms. Paragoris, what level of responsibility do you feel for your neighbors and future generations?

     
  • Kim Parigoris posted at 7:54 am on Sat, Oct 22, 2011.

    Kim Parigoris Posts: 470

    Think the Council of Governments (COG) hasn't bought in to the Control theory that the "Tin Foil Hat Crew" is squawking about? Page 34 from their 103 page "Blueprint 2050" "Identify institutional barriers, such as lending practices, which may inhibit Smart Growth initiatives from being fully realized. Investigate policies, regulations and laws that my hamper or impede these initiatives" Banker (probably a national bank) "Sorry, Mr. Smith, but what you want to do with your property is not conducive to Smart Growth policies, so your loan is denied" Think that isn't control? What better way to control the people than to dictate what they can do with "their" property and controls the pursestrings?

     
  • Kim Parigoris posted at 6:48 am on Sat, Oct 22, 2011.

    Kim Parigoris Posts: 470

    I don't know what makes any Council member think they can control the outcome...that is naivety- and after being dictated to, coerced and threatened by the State with AB 32 and SB 275, one would think that is apparent. The state, the California Air Resources Board and almost any other state agency in this environmentally zealous insane asylum are like bullies in the schoolyard and until the city governments rise up, they are going to be trampled on. That's OK though, because the ultimate goal of organizations like Smart Valley Places and the COG are to eventually erase any city governments and handle everything by regions. The state can have more control over regions, not cities.

     
  • Marcia Pothast posted at 5:43 pm on Fri, Oct 21, 2011.

    Marcia Pothast Posts: 11

    Spending money is all government knows how to do. Doesn't matter how foolish the expenditure, just do it. Study, consult, restudy, reconsult. Spend more money. It is disgusting. I am so disappointed that the elected officials in our town care so little for the impact of their foolish spending on the individuals who have the money confiscated from their paychecks. Just spend more in case we might need to in the future. Government is out of control at all levels.

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 4:35 pm on Fri, Oct 21, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    What would one expect from a group who had difficulty with a simple flag pole?

     
  • Marc Yates posted at 11:12 am on Fri, Oct 21, 2011.

    MWYates Posts: 22

    Congratulations Lodi! The fox is now in the henhouse and about to have its way with all of the chickens. Your city council has fallen on its collective back and bared its throat to the government's regulatory teeth. Without so much as a snivel or quibble your elected officials gave in. "We are going to have to do it...." lamented Mr. Hansen. Prepare yourselves. The feeding frenzy is just beginning.

     
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