Climate Voters Guide
Video of this forum.
Date: Saturday October 20th
Place: Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
This month’s Climate & Energy Forum will address two climate-related issues on our November ballot.
- State Initiative 1631 proposes the enactment of a carbon emissions fee of $15 per metric ton of carbon beginning in January 2020 to fund various environmental projects.
- Bainbridge Island SAFE Mobility Levy a seven-year, $15 million tax levy designed to fund shoulder upgrades on roadways, trails with a focus on safe routes to schools, and various sidewalk and other improvements to provide more safety and better access for those walking and biking on the island.
Speakers: Demi Allen, member of the city’s Multi-modal Transportation Advisory Committee, MTAC representative to the Infrastructure Ballot Measure Task Force, and Squeaky Wheels board member.
TBD, 1631 advocate
Join a conversation on the climate impacts & opportunities of the November ballot!
Here is the BCB podcast where Forum organizers Michael Cox and Bobbie Morgan explain more about these initiatives and offer a preview of this upcoming forum.