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Environmental Sustainability Commission

Environmental Sustainability Commission – See RCC III 32.80; See Richmond City Ordinance 17-2012


Appointed by:

Term Expires:


 Curtis Healton
 Mayor 12/31/2016  Business and Industry 
 Marty Hancock  Mayor 12/31/2017  Non-Profit (Center City)
 Smirthy Ganesan  Mayor 12/31/2016  Student (Earlham)
 Joe Hellrung  Mayor 12/31/2016  Non-Profit (SPUR)
 Scott Hess
 Mayor 12/31/2016  Education (Earlham)
 Kevin McCurdy  Mayor 12/31/2016  Business and Industry
 Alison Zajdel  Mayor 12/31/2017  Non-Profit (COPE)
 Stephen Hughes
 Mayor 12/31/2016  City of Richmond
 Patrick Rinehart  Mayor 12/31/2017  Utilities
 Kelley Cruz-Nicholson

 City Council Liaison





 Environmental Sustainability Commission Mission:

  • To promote environmental sustainability and conservation of natural resources in the City of Richmond for the public good;
  • To inform and advise the Common Council, the Mayor, and the City Government on matters relating to environmental sustainability and conservation of natural resources;
  • To coordinate public and private efforts within the City of Richmond towards sustainability, environmental health, and conservation of natural resources;
  • To help the City, its departments, and its committees strive toward operating in a manner that is sustainable to the environment;
  • To help asses potential environmental liabilities and potential costs of government policies and practices in the City of Richmond;
  • To coordinate and promote grant and funding opportunities for the City related to sustainability, environment, and conservation; 
  • To promote environmental resources and quality of life in the City, in order to attract and retain businesses and economic investment and reinforce civic pride and identity of the City; 
  • To facilitate environmental education, for both the City government and general public 

Meetings are open to the public. 

  • Date: Third Wednesday of every month
  • Time: 8:30 am
  • Location: Community Room, 2nd floor of City Building (50 North 5th St, Richmond, IN 47374)



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