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File #: 55076    Version: 1 Name: Accepting Recommendations from the Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force and Extending its Authorization to Revise the City’s Current Policy.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/13/2019 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 4/16/2019 Final action: 4/16/2019
Enactment date: 4/22/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00325
Title: Accepting Recommendations from the Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force and Extending its Authorization to Revise the City’s Current Policy.
Sponsors: Rebecca Kemble, Arvina Martin
Attachments: 1. IPM-PRTF Report to Common Council 031219_FINAL.pdf, 2. IPM Recommendations Summary Annotated 031219_FINAL.pdf, 3. Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force Meeting Materials
Fiscal Note
No appropriation required.
Title
Accepting Recommendations from the Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force and Extending its Authorization to Revise the City’s Current Policy.
Body
WHEREAS, RES-18-00574, Legistar File 51224, “Creating a Task Force to review, analyze, and provide recommendations regarding the City’s Integrated Pest Management Policy” was adopted on July 24, 2018; and,

WHEREAS, the Task Force was given a deadline to complete its work and report its recommendations; and,

WHEREAS, the legislative establishment process, increasing complexity of work scope, and the need to expand Task Force representation and public participation make it clear that current recommendations within the report are a first step requiring extended legislative authority; and,

WHEREAS, after consultation with key City Agencies who perform substantial pest management functions, including facilities and land management functions within the City of Madison, those agencies believe that the IPM-PRTF, with additions to the current membership, is the entity to revise current Integrated Pest Management Policy; and,

WHEREAS, while the first three of the seven actions listed below have been completed by the Task Force, additional time and process will be required to address the remaining four, and a more realistic deadline to accomplish the full scope of the Task Force is the Spring of 2020:

· Review available research on current IPM best practices
· Solicit input from IPM experts
· Review Current city department pesticide usage
· Develop recommendations for revisions to the current IPM policy, and recommendations for City pesticide usage
· Solicit input on City policy recommendations from the community (not completed)
· Develop best practices on pesticide use for city residents (not completed)
· Develop recommendations for administrative support structure(s) for policy implementation and reporting (not completed),

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that ...

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