PURPOSE: To support Evanston's environmental goals of reducing and mitigating climate change impacts, increasing resource efficiency and protecting and restoring natural systems by investigating issues and developing recommendations for City Council, other Boards, Committees and Commissions and City Departments to meet Evanston's goals. (36-O-71) (23-O-93) (78-O-16).
# OF MEMBERS: Eleven (11) members appointed by the Mayor.
QUALIFICATIONS: (A) Seven (7) members who have training and/or experience in areas addressing climate change issues or natural systems such as: environmental science, law, education, ecology, pollution control, engineering, or public health.
(B) Two (2) members who have training, knowledge, past experience, or some combination related to arboretums.
(C) Two (2) members must be designated as "at-large" community representatives that need to have an interest but are not required to have training or experience in areas addressing climate change issues or natural systems such as: environmental science, law, education, ecology, pollution control, engineering, or public health.
TERM: Three (3) year terms. Members may serve no more than two (2) terms.
MEETING DATE: 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
PLACE: Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., Room 2404
REPORTS TO: Human Services Committee
|Cherie LeBlanc Fisher||12/12/2020|
|Wendy Pollock (Chair)||10/10/2020|
Current Board Vacancies- Two
Kumar Jensen, City Manager's Office
Chief Sustainability and Resilience Officer
Task Forces and Working Groups
At the October 10, 2019 Environment Board Meeting the Board created two temporary Working Groups, the Waste Working Group and the CARP Implementation Task Force. Both of those groups will have their meeting materials shared on this page.