Environmental Sustainability Board

Accepting Applications for Board Members:

The city will continue to accept applications for ESB members until May 3rd. The following positions are becoming available:

  • (1) Full term (3 year) position
  • (1) Partial (1.5 year) position
  • (2) Student (1 year) positions (preferably from Belmont Abby or South Point High School)

Please click here to submit your application. Interviews will be scheduled during the month of May. 

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At the ESB's February meeting, members had the great pleasure of providing Mr. Kesslar, principal at Page Primary, with the supplies his teachers will need to participate in Crayola's ColorCycle program! This program helps teach students the important role they play in protecting their environment. The ESB is very excited to see this program grow at Page! 

As we move into the new year, the Environmental Sustainability Board (ESB for short) would like to challenge all residents to STOP RECYCLING AND FOCUS ON REUSING. Below is a great clip that explains how the market has an impact on what actually gets recycled. We hope you will all help us in sharing this message! Hover over the video and click on the Facebook icon to help us spread the word! 

Purpose and Duties

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 and urban forestry, recycling, and energy use. Their duties include:

  • Advise, deliberate and make recommendation to City Council on tree and urban forestry related matter, recycling, and energy use
  • Assist in the development and implementation of any ordinances, policies, or plans related to tree and urban forestry, recycling, and energy use
  • Assist in the community outreach and public education related to urban forestry and environmental protection related matters
  • Assist in the planning of community events related to urban forestry and environmental protection

Tree City USA

The City of Belmont was named a Tree City USA for the 12th year in a row! This honor was celebrated at the 2019 Arbor Day celebration held on April 6, 2019.

Application

If you would like to apply to be appointed to the Environmental Sustainability Board, please fill out an application HERE.

More Information

For more information about the Environmental Sustainability Board, please email Jamie Mendoza.