Recycling and Environmental Conservation Commission


Statute(s)

Ordinance. Chapter 2 – Administration, Article V. Additional Boards and Commissions, Division 2. Recycling and Environmental Conservation Commission



Appointing Authority
City Council



Composition
The Commission has thirteen members, including 12 residents and an ex-officio member of City Council.



Terms
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.



Meeting Location
Community Center
City of Oak Park
14300 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237



Purpose
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:
Paul Bannon
Jessica Caswell
Clarissa Clemons
Carolyn Davis
Alvin Lewis
Angela Mitchell
Richard Readus
Denise Trombly
vacancies - 4

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



By-Laws
None



Rules of Procedure
None



Agendas



Meeting Minutes
Recycling & Environmental Conservation Commission Meeting Minutes February 18, 2016
Recycling & Environmental Conservation Commission Meeting Minutes April 21, 2016
Recycling & Environmental Conservation Commission Meeting Minutes June 16, 2016
Recycling & Environmental Conservation Commission Meeting Minutes October 20, 2016