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During the 2009 State of the City address, Mayor Phil Hardberger unveiled the details of the “Mission Verde” sustainability plan for the City of
The “Mission Verde” plan offers several long-term environmental initiatives that are designed to encourage future development that is economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. In order to ensure that this initiative is continued, Councilman Rodriguez requested that the CEAC be created to encourage these efforts through citizen participation. The mission of the CAEC shall be, “To advise the City Council on its environmental efforts with a strong focus on ensuring the advancement of the City of
The CEAC membership will be comprised of 11 members appointed by City Council that represents an open-membership board of council appointees. Appointee terms and rules of membership shall be set forth in the CAEC Governance document. In addition, the Office of Environmental Policy will work with CEAC on a technical and advisory level.
This recommendation directly correlates with Councilman Rodriguez’s Council Consideration Request. In addition, it is consistent with the Mayor’s State of the City Address, in which he unveiled his “Mission Verde” plan.