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Monday, March 2, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano
Today, as part of its ongoing look into different policy areas, City Council will tackle Resource Recovery and Austin Energy. Resource Recovery gets the morning shift, and starting at 9:00 a.m., Council will hear from: Bob Gedert, Austin Resource Recovery; Natalie Betts, Economic Growth and Redevelopment Services/Austin Resource Recovery; Andrew Dobbs, Texas Campaign for the Environment; Cathy Gattuso, Zero Waste Advisory Commission; David Rodewald, River City Rolloffs; Rodney Ahart, Keep Austin Beautiful; Fayez Kazi, Engineer, Zero Waste Advisory Commission; Eric Goff, Compost Pedallers; Maia Corbitt, State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR); Adam Gregory, Texas Disposal Systems; Rebecca Stuch, Austin Creative Reuse, Reuse Alliance Texas; and Skeeter Miller, Greater Austin Restaurant Association. Then, at 12:30 p.m., Council will take a look at Austin Energy. During that discussion, Council members will hear from: Larry Weis, Austin Energy; Phillip Schmandt, Attorney, Former EUC & multiple task forces; Clay Butler, Attorney, Generation Planning Task Force, former EUC; Catherine Morse, Samsung; Milton Lee, Lee Energy Partners Former CPS/AE General Manager; Roger Duncan, UT Energy Institute, Former Austin City Council and Former Austin Energy General Manager; Carol Biedrzyck, Texas ROSE, Low-Income Consumer Advisory Task Force; Bill Peacock, Center for Economic Freedom; Dr. Cyrus Reed & David Cortez, Sierra Club & Austin Beyond Coal; Kaiba White, Public Citizen, Solar Austin; Charles Cloutman, Meals on Wheels & More, Home Repair Coalition; and Susan Meredith, Resource Conservation Contractors Association.