Energy & Sustainability Commission

Meetings


  • 4 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Generally on the second Thursday of every month
  • View the city calendar for location

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members

The 11 member body is comprised of the director, designee from three city departments, the building commissioner with two designee city councilors appointed by the city council president, a representative of Smith Vocational High School selected by the Smith Vocational High School Superintendent, and four members of the public appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council.

  • Mary Biddle, Term expires June, 2019
  • William (Bill) Dwight, City Council President 
  • Wayne Feiden, Director, Planning and Sustainability
  • Louis Hasbrouck, Building Commissioner
  • Vacancy
  • Alisa Klein, Member, City Council
  • Donna LaScaleia, Director, Department of Public Works
  • Vacancy
  • David Pomerantz, Director, Central Services
  • Scott Silver, Term expires June, 2019
  • Tim Smith, Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School
  • Chris Mason, City Staff, Ex-officio, non voting

About the Board


On June 19 2008, the City Council enacted the Energy and Sustainability Commission to:
"... assist and ensure that the city identify, develop, implement, and manage programs and policies that achieve high levels of energy efficiency and energy resource sustainability and guard against effects of energy resource disruption / depletion and climate change in all of Northampton’s public and private sectors consistent with the goals of the Sustainable Northampton plan, the city’s climate change protection commitments, and other city plans / goals."

Interest in Serving an Associate Member


The commission anticipates that it will need associate members to serve on sub-committees working on specific mandates. If you are interested in serving on the commission as an associate member, please contact the Energy and Sustainability Officer or the Mayor's Office.
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