The Sustainable Janesville Committee's purpose shall be to advise the City Administration and the City Council on issues of environmental sustainability. They shall collect public input on sustainability issues, examine potential sustainability initiatives and provide recommendations related to environmental sustainability to the City Administration and the City Council. The committee will be a centralized point of contact for all environmental and sustainability related items within the organization and the community.
|Number of Members
Council Members (1) (only votes in case of a tie vote)
Citizen Members (7)
Jim Farrell, Councilmember
Kelley Blair Ostermann
|Term of Office
||Council Member (1 year)
Citizen Members (2 years)
|Commencement of Term
||First Monday of May each year
|Appointment by Whom
||Council Member by Council President
Citizen Members by Council President
The Council President will take into consideration
the recommendations of the Citizen Advisory
Committee on Appointments when appointing
citizen members to this committee.
|Approval or Confirmation by
|Residency Requirements of Citizen Members
||Council Policy 86 indicates preference for residents, non-residents that own a business in Janesville or non-residents that own property in Janesville, but non-residents may be appointed. In addition, no more than 30% of the committee's membership may be non-residents.
|Duties and Responsibilities
||To collect public input on sustainability issues,
examine potential sustainability initiatives and
provide sustainability related recommendations
to the City Administration and the City Council.
|To What Authority Do They Report
||Council President and City Manager
|When Meetings are Held
||The Third Tuesday of Each Month
|Who Calls Meetings
|Responsibility for Minutes
|Location of Filed Minutes