About the Commission
The Environmental Committee investigates and advocates sound environmental policy and action in the areas of air quality, water quality, energy and waste management, flora and fauna protection and community planning.
The objectives of the Commission are to:
- Review and comment on City ordinances, policies and programs and state mandates relate to environmental regulations, risks and pollution abatement, clean water, air and energy, flora, fauna and biome protection and community planning topics expressly beyond the realm of the Planning Commission.
- Serve in advisory capacity to the City Council, commissions, committees, and boards on related issues
- Identify strategic environmental goals for the City and estimate resources needed to accomplish these goals; investigate funding to implement programs to benefit the community
- Develop policies and plans for increasing environmental awareness in cooperation with other public and private agencies to include school districts