Action Item Sorter

Priority Timing Staffing? Capital? Management? Planning? Regulatory? Ripe?
1.2.1.6 Strategic plan for commercial properties Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.2.2.3 Design studio or competition for Kelley's Corner Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.3.1.1 Scenic Roads Bylaw Long-Term (complete by 2030) Yes No
1.3.1.2 Freedom’s Way Landscape Inventory Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.3.1.3 Recognize waterbodies as part of Acton's heritage Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes Yes
1.4.2.1 Coordinate Historic District review process Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes No
1.4.2.2 Protection outside of Historic Districts Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
1.4.2.3 Outreach to private historic property owners Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
1.5.1.1 Tourist infrastructure Long-Term (complete by 2030) Yes
1.5.1.3 Historic celebrations Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
1.5.1.4 Include Native history Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
2.1.1.2 EPA WaterSense fixtures Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.1.1.3 Zoning that includes water quality impacts Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes Yes
2.1.2.3 Enhance quality of water discharges. Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
2.1.2.4 Move industrial activity away from recharge areas Long-Term (complete by 2030) Yes
2.1.2.5 Match Water District and Town protection zones Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes Yes
2.1.2.6 Protect AWD buffer zone along Mass Ave. Long-Term (complete by 2030) Yes
2.1.4.3 Support Acton Water District in enforcing and strengthening water use regulations. Short-Term (complete by 2015)
2.1.4.4 Monitoring private wells Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.1.4.5 Update private well standards Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes Yes
2.1.4.6 Lawn replacement Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
2.1.4.7 Rainwater harvesting Long-Term (complete by 2030)
2.1.4.8 Acton Stream Teams Short-Term (complete by 2015)
2.2.1.1 Education on disposal of unwanted items Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.2.1.2 Create a Zero Waste Committee to promote recycling, reduction, and reuse. Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.2.1.3 Recycling bins Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.2.1.4 Reduce use of throw-aways. Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.2.1.5 Packaging reduction incentives Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
2.2.1.6 Support expanded bottle bill Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
2.2.2.3 Encourage sports teams to use reusable sports bottles. Short-Term (complete by 2015)
2.2.2.4 Enact a bylaw to control where landscape contractors dispose of debris. Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.2.3.3 Regional hazardous waste days Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.2.3.4 Non-toxic products Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.3.1.3 District heating Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes No
2.3.1.4 Geothermal energy Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
2.3.2.2 LEED certification Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
2.3.3.2 PACE legislation Short-Term (complete by 2015)
2.3.3.4 Energy-efficient ("Cool") roofing Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
2.3.4.3 Reduce vehicle idling Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
2.3.5.1 Educate and increase people’s awareness of the need to reduce their carbon footprint. Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.3.5.3 Air-drying of clothing Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
2.3.5.4 Energy 'barn raisings' Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
2.3.6.1 Leverage Green Communities grants Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
2.3.6.3 Carbon Footprint measurement and reduction plan Short-Term (complete by 2015) Yes
2.4.2.1 Remove invasive plants Long-Term (complete by 2030)
2.4.2.2 Promote healthy biological communities Medium-Term (complete by 2020) Yes
2.4.2.3 Discourage invasive plantings Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes
2.4.2.4 Education on native plants and biodiversity Medium-Term (complete by 2020)
2.4.2.6 Plant and protect large trees Long-Term (complete by 2030)
2.4.3.3 Support the Morrison Farm plan Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded) Yes No

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