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File #: 21-2755    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Letters Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/2/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval to direct the Budget Management Department (BMD) to study and create a proposal on the feasibility of establishing an Office of Sustainability within BMD.
Attachments: 1. 21-2755 3a-Sustainability Office Letter.pdf
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To: Harris County Commissioners Court

Through: Sophie Elsner, Policy, Harris County Precinct One
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Prepared By: Sonja Marrett and Danielle Sullivan, Policy, Harris County Precinct One

Subject: Request for approval to direct the Budget Management Department (BMD) to study and create a proposal on the feasibility of establishing an Office of Sustainability within BMD.
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Purpose and Request:
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Request for approval to direct the Budget Management Department (BMD) to study and create a proposal on the feasibility of establishing an Office of Sustainability within BMD.
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Background and Discussion:
Request for approval to direct the Budget Management Department (BMD) to study and create a proposal on the feasibility of establishing an Office of Sustainability within BMD. BMD should include the scope and charge of the office, with a focus on climate justice planning and other relevant sustainability and resiliency policies developed on a foundation of racial and economic equity principles and practices; best practice research on appropriate structure, staffing, roles, and responsibilities; budget needs; identification of initial steps for implementation; and other relevant recommendations. BMD should come back to Commissioners Court with the proposal within 30 days.


Fiscal Impact: No additional funding requested.

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