Environmental Action Committee

The Environmental Action Committee formally known as the Environmental Concerns Committee was created by Ordinance 3922 on September 5, 1995. The Ordinance has since been amended by Ordinance 4462, 5260, 5291 and 5473. The purpose of the committee is to address environmental concerns, promote a safe and healthy environment, and maintain the natural beauty of the environment within the city. The committee shall make recommendations to other city committees and to the City Council on matters concerning the environment. The committee may coordinate all City efforts to obtain and maintain an annual community wildlife habitat designation through the National Wildlife Federation subject to City Council approval.


Peter Nierengarten, 575-8272


The City Council member shall be appointed by the Mayor and shall serve until replaced. Terms of all other members shall be three years and shall be staggered so that each year either three or four members' terms shall be available for appointment by the Nominating Committee.


The Committee shall be composed of the following:

  • One City Council member
  • One member from a local industry
  • One member from a science discipline
  • Eight citizens-at-large


Positions on the committee reserved for City Council individuals shall be filled by mayoral appointment.  All other vacancies on the Committee are filled by appointment from the governing body of the City.

Public Notification

Meetings are published by the City Clerk on the weekly meetings list which is distributed to the media representatives with press boxes in the City Clerk office and released via the Internet on the City's web site at: www.fayetteville-ar.gov

Meeting Times

Regular meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in Room 326 at the City Administration Building.

Environmental Action Committee Video and Agenda

City of Fayetteville Appointees

Position Name Address Phone Terms
Chair Alderman Sarah Marsh 113 West Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 287-4054 01/03/2013 thru Indef.
Local Industry Garnett Wise 3190 North Sheryl Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72703 (479) 418-9504 01/01/2014 thru 12/31/2015
Science Discipline Kelly Magoulick 409 East Village Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72703 (479) 973-9915 07/01/2014 thru 06/30/2017
Community Citizen-at-Large Andrew Miles 1884 North Caton Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72704 (214) 797-2187 01/01/2015 thru 12/31/2017
Community Citizen-at-Large Aubrey Shepherd PO Box 3159, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 444-6072 10/01/2010 thru 12/31/2015
Community Citizen-at-Large Connie Crisp 1040 Rodgers Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 263-7555 04/01/2011 thru 06/30/2016
Community Citizen-at-Large Joanna Pollock 1027 West Hickory, Fayetteville, AR 72703 (708) 828-5695 01/01/2014 thru 06/30/2015
Community Citizen-at-Large Kyle Smith 2801 West Dove Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72704 (518) 595-3595 01/01/2015 thru 12/31/2017
Community Citizen-at-Large Mike Emery 2884 W. Wildwood Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72704 (479) 935-0485 01/01/2013 thru 12/31/2015
Community Citizen at Large Richard Russell PO Box 271, Fayetteville, AR 72702 (479) 263-7821 07/01/2011 thru 06/30/2017
Community Citizen-at-Large Robert Moore 2457 North Abbott Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72703 (407) 462-3122 01/01/2014 thru 12/31/2016