Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – December 2014

Minutes Sustainable Communities Network December 4, 2014   Present: John Conrad, Carol Kasimor, Ria Hull, Linda Stoll, Catherine Neiswender, Kathy Thunes, Liz Williams, Jerry Wittman, Roger Kanitz, Jim Resick and Aimee Niendorf.   Roger distributed invoices for SCN website maintenance services. Payments are due by end of year.   Liz reported for tree ordinance group […]

Proposed Get Together of Fox Valley Community Forestry Managers

A small subcommittee of the Fox Valley Sustainability Communities Network (SCN) has been reviewing community ordinances related to the urban forestry currently being practiced in the Fox Valley and elsewhere in the state.   The spread sheets illustrating our findings related to published community ordinances can be found on this website. These are listed as pages […]

Community Electronic Recycling Events will be Held Oct 4th and 25th

As noted in the community calendar on this website, there will be electronic recycling events provided jointly as a service to the Fox Valley Community by the Cities of Menasha and Town of Menasha on Oct 4th and by the City of Neenah on Oct 25th as noted in the flyer shown here.   Any citizen […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – June 2014

1.     Guest:  Steve Dunn, UW-Oshkosh joined us to discuss his experience and perspectives of how businesses view and incorporate sustainability.  Much was shared and discussed. Here are some highlights: Early on, businesses mostly focused on complying with the law and did things for compliance, not the environment Their goal was/is to stay in business  and […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – 2014

Present: Gerry Whitman, Craig Moser, Dave Tebo, Dick Gosse, Jim Resick, Paul Farrell, John Conrad, Linda Stoll, Roger Kanitz, Carol Kasimor, Kathy Thunes, Aimee Niendorf, Catherine Neiswender, Elizabeth Williams Guests: Kim Miller, Jeff Roe, DNR Notes: 1. Resilient urban tree canopy – Kim Miller and Jeff Roe, DNR Kim and Jeff shared information on the […]

Earth Week 2014

Welcome to the the Earth Week Information link! Please use the Community Calendar to view 2014 Earth Week Events!  Click on the colored header above to find the complete list of Earth Week Activities. In our Earth Week Partnership page you can learn a little more about the Partnership’s history and how your group can become […]

Joint Electronic Recycling Events of Neenah, Menasha, and the Town of Menasha

As noted in the community calendar on this website, there will be electronic recycling events provided as a service to the Fox Valley Community by these three communities on April 26th and May 3rd as noted in the flyer shown here.   Any citizen of the Fox Valley can go to any of the sites noted! […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – September 2014

Attendees: Ria Hull, Linda Stoll, Craig Moser, Catherine Neiswender, Roger Kanitz, Kathy Thunes, Dean Gazza, Mike VanDyke, Dick Gosse, Carol Kasimor, Elizabeth Schultz, Chris Miller and Jim Resick. Next meeting was set for Thursday, March 20 at 3:00 p.m., Platinum Flight Center at Outagamie County Airport, including tour of this green facility. Summary of Meeting […]

Town of Menasha Sustainability Success Tracking 2014-01-06

Plans Adopted Comprehensive Plan w/ sustainability issues addressed Park and Open Space Plan with trails/walkability addressed. Ordinances and Policies Adopted Sustainability Policy Green Procurement Policy Wind Power Ordinance. We have adopted our own Zoning Ordinance, which allows for more flexibility in regards to planning and building for sustainability. Construction Projects Completed Installation of a 28kW […]