11/7 agenda draft

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OK, guys, here are some thoughts about our project and the next meeting -- please let me know what you think. I'm not sure how the format will work and I apologize for it if it turns out funny! Maybe just copy it and paste into a word program. Thanks.

< Research Information-sharing Community education Ongoing resource/information provider Bulk buying? (Separate team?)

Group Goal: share information, hear speakers, identify new issues.

Team Goal: for each issue, identify/gather information & sources that can help people plan for:

2 day outage 2 week 2 month ---->

Format: Group meetings two times/month:

main speakers team reports and information sharing identify new issues identify resources within the group (who can Xerox? Who can provide meeting rooms? Who knows speakers and can invite them? Etc.)

Team meetings (frequently): research identify the main questions identify solutions/alternatives identify sources generate information to distribute at group/community meetings and meeting places whatever else you think is helpful

11/7 draft meeting agenda

4:00 - 4:15 Introductions 4:15 - 4:20 Announcements (website) 4:20 - 5:00 Identify teams (40 minutes) brainstorm identify main issues set priorities (multivote?) 5:00 - 5:10 Team meetings (10 minutes) - choose leader - set date & place for first meeting - sign up 5:10 - 5:15 Reconvene. - Announce date/location of next meeting and get volunteer leader. Start list of volunter meeting coordinators. - Team leaders identify themselves

5:15 - 5:30 Second opportunity to sign up for teams (if you want to be on more than one team)

-- Adjourn -- Needs: clipboards and sign-up sheets flipchart and stand markers/tape dots for multivoting

Possible Teams

Outreach: City government county government neighborhood associations acequia associations churches schools media contacts (radio/TV/newspaper/internet) Food (lists/storage/gardening/processing) Finance (banks, credit cards, etc.) Monitoring the status of the system Alternatives Power Gas Electricity Monitoring the status of the systems Alternatives Solar Propane Wind Other (horse?!)

Water wells surface water drinking water (sources, filtration, storage) Monitoring the status of the system Sanitation Solid Waste handling Human waste (depending on water table, Id guess) Chemical toilets Outhouses Garbage disposal/composting Disinfection Monitoring the status of the system Communication telephone cellphone radio TV computer/internet CB radio walkie-talkie? Postal service Bulletin boards newspapers Monitoring the status of the system Health prescriptions & ongoing needs first aid larger health emergencies security Monitoring the status of the system Transportation automobile airline delivery systems (UPS, FedEx, etc.) trucking/shipping alternatives bicycles horses feets Education (of the public for Y2K) (schools) Recordkeeping (what records updated when) Tracking state/federal government services>>

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