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Date:
September 27, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location:
City Council Conference Room ("Fishbowl")
Address:
701 Laurel St.
1st Fl

Menlo Park, CA 94025
Contact:
650-330-6765
Email:

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Environmental Quality Commission Special Meeting

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Environmental Quality Commission examines issues of community interest and makes recommendations to the City Council on policy matters as directed by the City Council.

Roles and responsibilities
The Environmental Quality Commission is charged primarily with advising the City Council on matters involving environmental protection, improvement and sustainability.

Commission priorities
  • Assist in developing sustainable building policies and programs for private and public development projects
  • Develop a community-wide environmental sustainability policy with metrics to measure and evaluate progress
  • Develop and evaluate resource conservation and pollution prevention programs and policies, such as solid waste reduction and water conservation
  • Implement Climate Action Plan
  • Maximize the urban canopy through programs and policies