Climate change will again be a hot topic at an East Coast council meeting.
Following attempts to pass a notice of motion declaring a climate emergency, Councillor Janet Drummond will put forward a motion seeking the establishment of a working group to review the council's Responding to Climate Change Municipal Management Plan September 2013.
In her submission in support of the motion, Cr Drummond said in 2013 the council contracted EMC Engineering to compile a report.
"Climate Change is an issue which is of concern to many of the residents in the Break O'Day municipality," she wrote.
"I am calling on council to establish a working party comprised of interested councillors to evaluate and review the action plan set out in "Responding to Climate Change" Municipal Management Plan September 2013.
"This working party will build on the existing work of council. council needs to be a strong advocate for any actions, and opportunities that council can make both internally and on behalf of our community, to build resilience to a changing climate."
The working group would be comprised of interested councillors to form a review panel.
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Cr Drummond said the group would also revise the action plan to account for the changed climate landscape, and would bring a new plan back to council for its consideration.
At the council's June meeting Cr Drummond put forward a notice of motion to declare a climate emergency.
It was the second time the motion had been discussed by the council, with the original motion from the April meeting being discussed at a council workshop.
Cr Drummond's motion was voted against four to five.
Cr Barry LeFevre put forward an alternate motion to recognise climate change as a serious concern and requesting support from all forms of government.
Cr John McGiveron said there was no doubt council had to do something.
A committee gives the public the perception that council is going to do something, he said.
The foreshadowed motion was carried five to four.
The Break O'Day Council meeting will take place on Monday, July 15 from 10am.