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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.
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's office and released via the Internet on the City's web site at: http://www.accessfayetteville.org
Regular meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in Room 326 at the City Administration Building.
City of Fayetteville Appointees
|Chair||Alderman Sarah Marsh||113 West Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701||(479) 287-4054||01/03/2013 thru Indef.|
|Community Citizen-at-Large||Angela Albright||701 W. Sycamore, #12, Fayetteville, AR 72703||(479) 713-0154||07/01/2009 thru 06/30/2015|
|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||Dana Smith||2749 E. Country Way, Fayetteville, AR 72703||(501) 454-8030||01/01/2012 thru 12/31/2014|
|Community Citizen-at-Large||James Barton||3376 Peppermill Place, Fayetteville, AR 72764||(479) 927-2136||07/01/2008 thru 06/30/2014|
|Community Citizen-at-Large||Joe Kieklak||221 N Thomas Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701||(479) 236-9511||04/01/2012 thru 12/31/13|
|Community Citizen-at-Large||Lori Yazwinski||313 E. Lafayette St. #107, Fayetteville, AR 72701||(479) 409-7697||01/01/2012 thru 12/31/2014|
|Community Citizen-at-Large||Mike Emery||2884 W. Wildwood Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72704||(479) 935-0485||01/01/2013 thru 12/31/2015|
|Science Discipline||Richard Russell||PO Box 271, Fayetteville, AR 72702||(479) 263-7821||07/01/2011 thru 06/30/2014|
|Local Industry||Terri Lane||2853 E. Brandon Circle, Fayetteville, AR 72703||(479) 601-6646||01/01/2010 thru 12/31/2015|