Posted 4/3/23 at 9:45am

DATE: Wednesday, April 5, 2023
LOCATION: Cape Light Compact Offices – Martha’s Vineyard Conference Room at 261 Whites Path, Unit 4, South Yarmouth
TIME: 10:00 am – 4:00 p.m.

Written public comments should be submitted to Maggie Downey, Compact Administrator, at by 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, and should follow the public comment protocol attached to this agenda. Written public comments received after the April 4th deadline will be distributed prior to the Compact’s next Board meeting.

Members of the public may attend the meeting in person.


1. Acknowledgment of Written Public Comment Received; No Public Comment at Meeting

2. Cape Light Compact 2025-2027 Planning Session, Facilitated by Sustainable Energy Advantage (See attached meeting agenda

10:00 to 11:00am – Discussion of Strategic Organizational Strengths & Opportunities
11:00am to 12:30pm – 2025-2027 Energy Efficiency Plan: Priorities & Potential Enhancements

  • Presentation (30 minutes)
    • Background & Context
    • Past CLC Innovation – Energy Efficiency
    • Future CLC Innovation – Energy Efficiency
    • 2025 – 2027 Three-Year Plan
  • Discussion (1 hour + lunch following)

12:30 to 12:40pm – Break to Gather Lunch

12:40 to 1:30pm – Lunchtime with Continued Discussion

1:30 to 1:45pm – Post-lunch break

1:45 to 3:45pm – Operating Budget Priorities

  • Presentation (30 minutes)
    • Municipal Aggregation Obligations
    • Budget
    • Past CLC efforts
    • Potential Future Uses of Operating Budget
  • Discussion (1 hour 30 minutes)

3:45pm to 4:00 pm – Wrap up and next steps


Chairman’s Public Comment Protocols
for the April 5, 2023, Compact Governing Board Meeting

The Chair, pursuant to his authority under G.L. c. 30A, §20, and consistent with Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, §20, announces the following protocols to assist the public in effective participation in the April 5, 2023 Compact Board meeting, where all Board Members, staff and members of the Public shall be participating in-person:

1. All public comments shall be submitted in writing to the Compact Administrator, Maggie Downey, at by 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. Written comments must include a person’s name and, if appropriate, the name of the organization the person is representing. Public comments received after the April 4th deadline will be distributed prior to the Compact’s next Board meeting.

2. Public comment must be respectful, courteous, and presented in a dignified manner. All remarks must also be free of personal attacks.

3. All public comments consistent with these protocols shall be included in the Compact’s Board meeting packet.

4. Board members and staff cannot respond to public comments for topics not on the current agenda during the Board meeting. The Cape Light Compact Board may respond to comments either by putting them on the agenda of a subsequent meeting or by requesting the administrator or staff to respond to the comment .

5. Copies of the Board meeting packet shall be made available to members of the public on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at the Cape Light Compact JPE’s web site at Documents exempt from disclosure pursuant to the Public Records Law or protected by the attorney-client privilege shall not be included.