The Environmental Commission shall examine, study and identify issues related to the environment and regularly report on same to the City Council. The City Council may also direct the commission to prepare advisory recommendations on the methods and programs best suited to address said issues.
The City Staff shall present the advisory recommendations to the City Council and other appropriate City boards and commissions, as necessary. Upon receiving direction from the City Council regarding commission recommendations, the City staff will coordinate the implementation of the approved recommendations with the assistance of the commission as necessary and appropriate. The commission and City staff shall monitor and evaluate the implementation activities and regularly report their findings to the City Council.
Membership The Environmental Commission has 8 Mayor-appointed members, each serving two-year, renewable terms. In addition, representatives from the DeKalb County Health Department and the DeKalb Park District serve as ex-officio members of the Commission. Other ex-officio members may be appointed by the Mayor from time to time.