On December 6, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council met in Anchorage, Alaska to review the Council’s performance against the existing 5-year strategic plan and consider modifying that plan for the future.
The Board made the following amendments to the Long Range Plan, and reaffirmed its commitment to it.
New Priority Council Goals
- Continue to seek legislative changes, including amendments to OPA 90, to establish adequate funding levels to satisfy federal mandates.
- Develop and implement a plan to secure additional funding from other sources.
- Develop a sustained program to collect and integrate biological and chemical environmental data in Cook Inlet region, and ensure their use for appropriate governmental and private purposes.
- Comprehensive risk assessment for oil facilities and infrastructure.
- Make Cook Inlet RCAC data and information widely accessible.
- Ensure detailed habitat data for all shorelines in Cook Inlet region is available, and ensure its integration and use at Incident Command and other oil spill planning and response activities.
NOTE: Former “Goals” in the previous Strategic Plan become “Strategies”.
It is the Council’s objective to review its Long Range Plan every year.