Council accepting applications for Sustainability Action Subcommittee
Breean Beggs, City Council Member, 509.625.6255
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 4:50 p.m.
The Spokane City Council is accepting applications for a subcommittee of the Public Infrastructure, Environment, and Sustainability Committee (PIES) that focuses specifically on helping the City of Spokane achieve our sustainability goals. The purpose of the Sustainability Action Subcommittee is to:
- Investigate and make periodic reports to the City Council on the progress and methods for reaching the City's 100% renewable energy and greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals;
- Make a comprehensive report to the City Council including suggested methods to reach the City's 100% renewable energy and greenhouse gas emissions reductions goals;
- Recommend changes to the City's Sustainability Action Plan and suggest policy actions to advance the City's Sustainability Action and Climate Action Plans; and
- Recommend issue-specific work plans, such as sustainable transportation and sustainability in the built environment, created with a workgroup consisting of Sustainability Action Subcommittee members and non-subcommittee experts in each issue area.
The City Council is looking for individuals who believe in climate change, live in the city of Spokane, and have an interest in furthering the City's sustainability goals. Preference will be given for applicants who meet the criteria in Spokane Municipal Code 04.36.020.
Spokane residents interested in serving on the Sustainability Action Subcommittee can download an application. Return your applications to Adam McDaniel at firstname.lastname@example.org