In 2021 the town of Lodi approved a resolution to adopt the New York State Climate Smart Community (CSC) Pledge. In November 2021, the town board appointed the CSC Task Force to assist the town in achieving Climate Smart Community Certification.
Develop and execute actions that will reduce the Lodi government and residents carbon footprint and achieve cost savings in the process.
Develop, execute and promote climate resilient actions that improve the safety and quality of the Lodi community and its resources.
Educate and engage the community and stakeholders on climate resilient actions.
Public Engagement and Education Events
October 2021 - Dumpster Day (Lodi Town Barns)
May 2022 - Swap Day (Lodi Fire House)
May 2022 - Workshop - Home and garden practices to help protect our lake and land (Lodi Library)
August 2022 - Community “Table Talk” focused on climate resiliency actions by residents (Village of Ovid)
October 2022 - Compost workshop (Lodi Library)
October 2022 - Dumpster Day (Lodi Town Barns)
Flood survey and mitigation plan
Community Composting Pilot & Questionnaire
Electric vehicle charging stations
Community solar access
Town and community greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory
New town hall climate smart upgrades
Task force participants
Seth Thomas - Lodi Town Board member and task force chair
Ave Bauder - Cornell Cooperative Extension
Jaclyn Eisman - Lodi resident
Anisa Mendizabal - Lodi resident
Karel Titus - Lodi resident
Maura Toole - Lodi resident
Laurie VanVleet - Lodi resident
Contact: Seth Thomas - email@example.com