“SUSTAINABILITY: Achieving a balance of ecological, social, and economic considerations to provide for an equitable path for the growth and improvement of our community in the uses of our resources, remaining conscious of the historical context, while ensuring the availability and vitality of those resources for future generations."
Resolution No. 2017 - 238
October 17, 2017
The Sustainability Commission will seek to create a model of sustainability through efforts to advocate, educate and promote the social, economic and environmental health of the community now and into the future.
|Keith Michalowski||Chair||May 1, 2021|
|Nancy Heine||Vice Chair||May 1, 2023|
|Julia Bayha||Commissioner||May 1, 2021|
|Vacant||Commissioner||May 1, 2023|
|Desirae Simmons||Commissioner||May 1, 2023|
|Bryan Foley||Commissioner||May 1, 2021|
|Katy Greenwald||Commissioner||May 1, 2022|
|Takunia Collins||Commissioner||May 1, 2022|
|Beth Gibbons||Commissioner||May 1, 2022|
|Youth - vacant|
|Youth - vacant|
- Generally: 7 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of each month; see annual meeting schedule for specifics
- City Council Chambers
1 S Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
- Via Zoom for the pandemic:
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Sustainability Commission Mission
To create a model of sustainability through efforts to advocate, educate and promote the social, economic and environmental health of the community now and into the future.
To broaden the lens and scope of energy and environmental needs in the future such as wind, solar, clean air, water and improving infrastructure.
To recognize natural resources as chief assets of the City of Ypsilanti and encouraging responsible stewardship of these assets.
To collaborate with citizens, employees, employers, service providers and other governmental agencies and educational agencies to share ideas.
To create a Sustainability Plan.
To review the City of Ypsilanti’s Climate Action Plan, Alternate Fuel Policy, the Michigan Green Communities Challenge, and other plans and policies and to continue the work of said plans and policies.
To prioritize sustainability policies.