The general purpose of the Environmental sustainability Board is to serve as an advisory committee to the City Council regarding environmental sustainability issues such as tree protection & urban forestry, recycling, and energy use. Their duties include:
Advise, deliberate and make recommendations to City Council on tree and urban forestry related matters, recycling, and energy use;and
Assist is the development and implementation of any ordinances, policies, or plans related to tree and urban forestry, recycling and energy use; and
Assist in the community outreach and public education related to urban forestry and environmental protection related matters; and
Assist in the planning of community events related to urban forestry and environmental protection.
Tree City USA
In 2015, Belmont was named a Tree City USA for the 8th year in a row.