Sustainability Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 5 p.m.
  • 3rd Thursday of each month
  • Carbondale Civic Center
    200 S Illinois Avenue
    Room 103
    Carbondale, IL 62901

Meetings are subject to cancellation if there is no business to discuss. The News Media will be notified of changes to this meeting schedule in accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act.

Agendas & Minutes

View the Agendas and Minutes for the Carbondale Sustainability Commission meetings.

Members

Aur Beck
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Jane Cogie
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Tom Grant
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Charles Howe
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Sorrell Kunath
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Loren Polley (Refuse & Recycling Supervisor)
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Shaunak Talapatra

Scott Thorne
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About

The Sustainability Commission is responsible for:

  • Applying energy and environmental conservation principles throughout the City
  • Increasing energy efficiency in transportation
  • Recommending energy conservation in building code
  • Recycling and the use of reusable materials
  • Sharing information and expertise on environmental issues with other groups and organizations
  • Studying possible incentives for renewable energy and energy conservation

Composition

  • Nine members appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Council

Terms

  • One CCHS member, who resides within the City limits, to be appointed for a 1-year term
  • One SIU Student member, who resides within the City limits, to be appointed for a 1-year term
  • Two-thirds of all members must reside within City limits or 1 1/2 miles of City limits

Additional Information