Sustainability Commission

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor the recycling program and make programmatic recommendations to the Mayor;
  • Make long-range reuse, reduction, and recycling policy recommendations to the Mayor and Assembly; 
  • Lead a public process to identify sustainability goals for the Borough, select metrics for monitoring progress toward meeting those goals, and annually report to the Mayor and Assembly at the end of January on the progress made for the previous year;
  • In collaboration with agencies, private sector, engaged individuals, and others, monitor efforts focused on reducing our individual and collective ecological impacts and improving the economy, security and sustainability of our community and make recommendations to the Mayor and the Assembly regarding how to support or improve those efforts;
  • Make recommendations to the Mayor on public purpose grants that promote sustainability goals of the Borough.

Meetings

Meetings are held at least quarterly on the second Wednesday of the month. This information will be routinely updated to reflect any upcoming meetings. 

The next Sustainability Commission meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

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  • Passcode: 099873
  • Telephone: 1 646 828 7666 or 833 568 8864 (Toll Free)


Additional Information

  1. TESTIFY UNDER CITIZENS' COMMENTS A OR CITIZENS' COMMENTS B

Citizens' Comments A

Agenda items not scheduled for public hearing

Citizens' Comments B

Items other than those appearing on the agenda


How to Provide Testimony

In-Person or Telephonic Testimony

Once an agenda is published, citizens may sign up to testify in person or telephonically by doing one of the following:

  • Calling the Clerk's Office at 907-459-1401 no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting;
  • Completing the online sign-up form no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting; or
  • Signing up in person before the meeting has been called to order.

During the meeting the Chair will invite citizens to the table or ask the Clerk to call citizens when it is their turn to speak. Please note the following:

  • Phone calls to citizens will come from an out-of-state number.
  • If a phone call is not answered, the Chair will move to the next citizen who has signed up.
  • Testimony will be heard in the order which citizens have signed up.
  • Each citizen will have three minutes to provide testimony.
  • Other citizens attending in person may provide comments after those who have signed up.

Written Testimony

Citizens may submit comments using the online contact form or at Sustainability@fnsb.gov

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