Climate Action Commission

On November 16, 2021, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2021-77 creating the Climate Action Commission, establishing its mission, and setting forth membership and meeting requirements.

The Climate Action Commission (the “Commission”) shall perform the following functions:

  1. Act as an advisory body to the City Council related to the implementation of the Climate Action Plan, and relevant regulatory and scientific research; and
  2. Serve as a body of technical expertise in the area of climate change to City staff and the community; and
  3. Develop and implement public information programs related to increasing awareness of and promoting the need to reduce climate impacts, such as developing a speakers’ bureau on topics and assisting with disseminating public information.
  4. Assist with supporting staff as a “force multiplier” for staff assigned projects and program areas related to mitigating the effects of climate change by conducting research, preparing reports, and developing recommendations; and,
  5. Prepare an annual work plan for Council consideration, listing previous year accomplishments and goals for the coming year
Name Date Appointed Term Expires
Ken Britten April 19, 2022 June 30, 2026
Gar House
April 19, 2022
June 30, 2026
Olivia Rodriguez February 21, 2023 June 30, 2024
Melanie Ellison April 18, 2023 June 30, 2024
David Springer April 19, 2022 June 30, 2026