The Environmental Advisory Board may review and make recommendations to the City Council and Mayor on environmental policy issues as follows: (1) Proposed ordinances and codes of an environmental nature. (2) Proposed changes to existing environmental ordinances and codes. (3) Other environmental matters affecting the city referred to the Board by the City Council and Mayor. (4) Other environmental matters affecting the City that are initiated by the Board and approved by the City Council and/or Mayor.
The Board shall be composed of nine (9) members appointed by the City Council: Five (5) members who are employed or retired environmental professionals, or members of local environmental organizations or businesses with an interest in City environmental issues. To the extent practicable, members will be residents or property owners of the City. Four (4) at-large members who are residents or property owners of the City.