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
In 2016, Belmont was named a Tree City USA for the 9th year in a row.
If you would like to apply to be appointed to the Environmental Sustainability Board, please fill out an application HERE.
For more information about the Environmental Sustainability Board, please email Melissa Lockamy.