The Resource Conservation Commission consists of seven members: one member shall be an alderperson, and six shall be city residents at large, who shall serve staggered three-year terms. Each member shall have, to the highest extent practicable, a demonstrated interest in conservation of natural resources and preservation of the environment.
Summary of Duties
The Resource Conservation Commission shall recommend policy, enforcement, and information programs that will implement and carry out the findings and provisions of chapter 41, solid waste and recycling, chapter 30, article II, erosion control, stormwater management and chapter 40, article V, stormwater utility. The resource conservation commission shall also recommend policy, enforcement, and information programs that serve to promote the general preservation and improvement of the environment, including but not limited to groundwater, stormwater, waste material, energy efficiency, and climate protection.