Ordinance. Chapter 2 – Administration, Article V. Additional Boards and Commissions, Division 2. Recycling and Environmental Conservation Commission. Amended by Ordinance O-17-642 top reduce membership. (CM-06-238-17)
The Commission is composed of 9 resident members. In addition, one member of the city council shall be appointed to serve as an ex officio member.
The Commissioners serve three year terms that expire on August 31.
Meeting Dates and Times
The Commissioners meet on the third Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December at 7 p.m.
City of Oak Park
14300 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237
To consider and advise the Department of Public Works and the City Council concerning any and all of the following matters: Public information, education outreach, and City-sponsored services relating to recycling, yard waste collection, household hazardous waste collection, and waste reduction. Environmental education, especially school-based programs.
Public information for residents relating to energy savings. Public information for residents relating to household activities which enhance and conserve water quality and water resources. Public education and events relating to tree planting and maintenance for environmental protection. Other topics relating to recycling, waste reduction, and environmental protection brought to the commission by staff or the City Council.
Actively Serving Members
The following individuals are active members of this Board:
City Council Representative: Carolyn Burns, Mayor Pro Tem
Staff Liaison: Rocco Fortura, Deputy Director, Department of Public Works
Events and Activities
Haul Your Own Junk Away
Electronic Recycling and Paper Shredding Event
Rules of Procedure