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File #: 57281    Version: 1 Name: Revising the Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force’s Governance Model and Extending Authorization to Revise the City’s Integrated Pest Management Policy
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/28/2019 In control: MADISON FOOD POLICY COUNCIL
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Enactment date: 9/23/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00672
Title: Revising the Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force’s Governance Model and Extending Authorization to Revise the City’s Integrated Pest Management Policy
Sponsors: Arvina Martin, Rebecca Kemble
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
Revising the Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force’s Governance Model and Extending Authorization to Revise the City’s Integrated Pest Management 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 enacted on July 24, 2018 and created the Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force (“Task Force”); and,

WHEREAS, RES-19-00325, Legistar File 55076, “Accepting Recommendations from the Integrated Pest Management Policy Review Task Force and Extending its Authorization to Revise the City’s Current Policy” was enacted on April 22, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, per RES-18-00574, Task Force leadership and staffing was defined by specific committee roles and management; and

WHEREAS, per RES-19-00325, the Task Force was given a deadline of Spring 2020 to complete its work and issue its full report recommendations; and,

WHEREAS, the change in executive administration, roster expansion, and development of vacancies for key positions on the Task Force have created scheduling, meeting, leadership, and staff capacity issues; and,

WHEREAS, while the first three of the seven delegated actions were completed (listed below) by the Task Force in early 2019, a more realistic deadline to accomplish the full scope of the Task Force is October 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 (not fully completed)
• 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); and
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