Thursday, March 30, 2023
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Action Item Report
Action Items Committed for 2023
- Issue a Proclamation to raise awareness about the decline of the monarch butterfly and the species’ need for habitat.
- Engage with city parks and recreation, public works, sustainability, and other relevant staff to identify opportunities to revise and maintain mowing programs and milkweed / native nectar plant planting programs.
- Engage with community garden groups and urge them to plant native milkweeds and nectar-producing plants.
- Launch, expand, or continue an invasive species removal program that will support the re-establishment of native habitats for monarch butterflies and other pollinators.
- Add or maintain native milkweed and nectar producing plants in community gardens.
- Plant milkweed and pollinator-friendly native nectar plants in medians and public rights-of-way.
- Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.
- Change weed or mowing ordinances to allow for native prairie and plant habitats.
Past Pledge Archive
|Mayor Name||Program Year||Pledge Date||Achievement|
|Mayor Emmett Jordan||2023||3/30/2023||View Pledge|
|Mayor Emmett Jordan||2022||4/22/2022||Signatories||View Pledge|
|Mayor Colin Byrd||2021||3/31/2021||Leadership Circle||View Pledge|