In a discussion session that followed Monday night's presentation by Jim Main on climate change, Councillor Charlie Sheahan said he would like to make the community aware that the council was not just sitting on its hands with climate change.
"In July I put a resolution to the council that we do a full assessment of our energy usage incorporating solar collectors and batteries on our buildings, transferring our street lighting to solar powered lighting, and looking at replacing our fleet vehicles with electric cars," he said.
"I gave the council until February's meeting to present that report, so we're looking forward to seeing that report next month and then from there hopefully we'll be able to take some action.
"But I'd also like to say that motion was carried unanimously at that meeting so I want to reassure the community that your council is on top of this, we are addressing these issues.
"Council's a little bit more than roads, rates and rubbish, we also have to provide a safe and healthy environment for our community."