9/16/14 This information is for archival purposes only. It is not current. For current doings, see xTroy.org .

Background:

The objective of this group is to locate and apply for grants, to develop a tentative long-term budget, research end-use markets for compost, to recommend a structure of the system (municipal, private-public, etc.), to identify partners

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Click here to read Financial Fact-Sheet

Current Status

Had preliminary meeting, distributed goals, and will communicate via email until the next meeting.

Next Steps

  • web searches for grants, specifically for Coordinator position (Taylor): Click here for most recent draft of grant information document
  • meet with potential advisers/consulting experts (Liz)
  • Calls with end-users (Jim)
  • Financial ‘Facts Sheet’ to aid with education and outreach efforts
  • Consult with DEC allies on available funding from that organization (Perhaps in collaboration with the Facility Group)

People Involved

Actively Helping

  • Jim Welch
  • Taylor Dotson
  • Liz Pohlmann
  • Lucy Larner

Interested

  • Anasha Cummings
  • Abby Lublin

Resources

Available

  • City Grant Writer? Need to contact City of Troy Planning and Economic Development
    • Bill Roehr
  • $5000 Mini Grant from SyracuseCoE Center for Sustainable Community Solutions. Due April 30, 2013! See this link for more details.

Needed

  • Supporting Grant Writers
  • Consultation with experts

Get Involved




Meeting Minutes/Notes

Committee Notes from 2/6/13 Troy Compost Organizing Meeting:


Financing
Members: Jim Welch, Taylor Dotson, Liz Pohlmann, Lucy Larner

Objective: to locate and apply for grants, to develop a tentative long-term budget, research end-use markets for compost, to recommend a structure of the system (municipal, private-public, etc.), to identify partners

Need:
- time to research
- consultations with experts
- timeline for action/implementation

Tasks:

- web searches for grants, specifically for Coordinator position (Taylor)
- meet with potential advisers/consulting experts (Liz)
- Calls with end-users (Jim)
- Financial ‘Facts Sheet’ to aid with education and outreach efforts

Preferred communication mode: Email and Meetings