Community Advisory Board (CAB)

What is it?

This group, which is made up of community stakeholders and appointed by Mayor Kelly, serves to advise and guide the Southface, Greenlink, and ACCGov through the planning process. Before any decision is made, the CAB will weigh in their opinions and any potential oversight. If you would like more information, you can view the Boards and Authorities page that highlights the Clean and Renewable Energy Community Advisory Board here


Meetings So Far

June 5th 1st On-Boarding CAB Meeting

  • Agenda and Meeting Notes
  • Purpose:
    • Introduce CAB members to Southface, Greenlink, and staffers at ACC Office of Sustainability
    • What the expected role of the CAB will be moving forward
    • CAB tasked with designating a member of their organization to be their official representation within the CAB
  • Video:
    •  You can watch the entire meeting here

July 8th 2nd On-Boarding CAB Meeting 

  • Agenda and Meeting Notes
  • Purpose:
    • Introduce CAB members to public engagement strategy during COVID-19
    • Introduced CAB to some tools created by Greenlink and Southface
    • Tasked CAB with providing feedback of when to schedule monthly meetings, deliver feedback on promotional items, and to help identify stakeholders. 
  • Video:
    • You can watch the entire meeting here


August 19th Introducing the ACES Tool and Other Materials

  • Agenda and Meeting Notes
  • Purpose:
    • Southface and ACC presented new timeline of meetings, with new topics added.
    • CAB introduced to Greenlink's ACES too, and other energy modeling analysis tools. 
    • CAB tasked with reviewing the ACES tool and other utility burden material, ATHOS tasked with scheduling additional time in early Sept. for discussion of energy modeling resources.
  • Video:
    •  You can watch the entire meeting here.


September 16th Beginning of Educational Series: Clean Energy 101

  • Agenda and Meeting Notes
  • Purpose:
    • Southface started with a recap of the August CAB Meeting, Next Steps, and Educational Series Introduction
    • CAB was presented with the 1st Educational Series, which focused on Clean Energy 101
    • CAB tasked with Public Engagement Strategy considerations and thoughts to be summarized in next meeting.
  • Video:
    • You can watch the entire meeting here


October 21st Stakeholder Engagement Planning

  • Agenda and Meeting Notes
  • Purpose:
    • Southface started with a recap of the September CAB Meeting, the CAB Educational Interest Survey Results, and the CAB Stakeholder Engagement Survey Results and the next steps
    • CAB was tasked with reviewing proposed Clean and Renewable Energy Community Survey, and asked to participate in Part 4 of the Clean Energy Education Series 
  • Video:
    • You can watch the entire meeting here


November 18th Educational Series: Energy Burden and Housing Inequality

  • Agenda and Meeting Notes
  • Purpose: 
    • Southface updated the CAB on the Community Survey, which was in the process of being finalized and projected to be deployed in 2021.
    • CAB was tasked with completing survey for preferred charrette attendance, which will host a wider audience of community stakeholders. 
    • CAB was presented with the next segment in the Educational Series- Energy Burden and Housing Inequality.
  • Video:
    • You can watch the entire meeting here


December 16th Year in Review and Education Series: Greenscaping

  • Agenda and Meeting Notes
  • Purpose:
    • Southface presented a recap of the November CAB meeting
    • CAB was shown a Year in Review and progress that had been achieved
    • CAB was presented with the next and last segment in the Educational Series-Greenscaping
  • Video:
    • You can watch the entire meeting here


January 20th: Stakeholder Engagement

  • Agenda and Meeting Notes
  • Purpose:
    • Recap of 2020 and December meeting 
    • Discussed upcoming Stakeholder Charrettes and launching Community Survey 
  • Video:
    • You can watch the entire meeting here

February 17th: Summary of Stakeholder Charrette

  • Agenda and Meeting Notes
  • Purpose:
    • Summarizing Stakeholder Charrettes and looking forward to Public outreach opportunities
    • Establishing the Clean and Renewable Plan timeline
  • Video:
    • You can watch the entire meeting here