Energy and Climate Committee (RM B)

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - 3:00pm
This meeting will be conducted in person at the time and location identified above.  This means that at least a quorum of the members of the public body will attend the meeting in person and members of the public are welcome to attend in person as well.  As a courtesy only, access to the meeting is also being provided via remote means in accordance with applicable law.  Please note that while an option for remote attendance and/or participation is being provided as a courtesy to the public, the meeting/hearing will not be suspended or terminated if technological problems interrupt the virtual broadcast or affect remote attendance or participation, unless otherwise required by law. Members of the public with particular interest in any specific item on this agenda, which includes an applicant and its representatives, should make plans for in-person vs. virtual attendance accordingly.
Members of the public who wish to access the meeting may do so in the following manner:
Phone: Call (646) 931 3860 or (929) 436 2866.  Webinar ID:859 0736 0960 Passcode: 044954 
To request to speak: Press *9 and wait to be recognized.
  Passcode: 044954
To request to speak: Tap Zoom “Raise Hand”, then wait to be recognized.
When required by law or allowed by the Chair, persons wishing to provide public comment or otherwise participate in the meeting, may do so by accessing the meeting remotely, as noted above. Additionally, the meeting will be broadcast live, in real time, via Live broadcast (Brewster Government TV Channel 18), Livestream (, or Video recording (
Please note that the Committee may take official action, including votes, on any item on this agenda.
1. Call to Order
2. Declaration of a Quorum
3. Meeting Participation Statement
4. Recording Statement: As required by the Open Meeting Law we are informing you that the Town will be video and audio taping as well as broadcasting this public meeting.  In addition, if anyone else intends to either video or audio tape this meeting they are required to inform the chair.
5. Public Announcements and Comment: Members of the public may address the Committee on matters not on the meeting’s agenda for a maximum of 3-5 minutes at the Chair’s discretion. The Committee will not reply to statements made or answer questions raised during public comment but may add items presented to a future agenda.
6. Review and approval of the Sept 12, 2023 and Oct 10, 2023 meeting minutes
7. Eastham Solar Panel Information Session for the public
8. Next Bi-Annual meeting of Energy and Climate Action Committees of the Cape and Islands (ECCCI) on October 25 discussion
9. Discussion on approaches for community outreach information sessions
a. Promoting Solar
b. Rebate programs
c. Electric vehicles and public charging
d. Nextamp program for home small battery storage 
e. Importance of maintaining/cleaning heat pumps on Cape
10. Brewster Tree Assessment charts discussion
11. Discussion on Brewster Ladies Library projects
12. Discussion on NREL Communities program offer for consulting support
13. Discussion on E & CA extracts from Town Documents
14. Report on Cape Light Compact
15. Report on CVEC
16. Next Meeting: December 12, 2023
17. Adjournment