Sustainability Commission

The Sustainability Commission will seek to create a model of sustainability through efforts to advocate, educate and promote the social, economic and environmental health of the community now and into the future.

Sustainability Commission Mission
  1.  To create a model of sustainability through efforts to advocate, educate and promote the social, economic and environmental health of the community now and into the future.
  2. To broaden the lens and scope of energy and environmental needs in the future such as wind, solar, clean air, water and improving infrastructure.
  3. To recognize natural resources as chief assets of the City of Ypsilanti and encouraging responsible stewardship of these assets.
  4. To collaborate with citizens, employees, employers, service providers and other governmental agencies and educational agencies to share ideas.
  5. To create a Sustainability Plan.
  6. To review the City of Ypsilanti’s Climate Action Plan, Alternate Fuel Policy, the Michigan Green Communities Challenge, and other plans and policies and to continue the work of said plans and policies.
  7. To prioritize sustainability policies.
Sustainability Commission Composition

Nine regular members, serving for staggered three year terms, and two non-voting youth members serving one year terms. two non-voting youth members to serve one year terms.

Ypsilanti is currently accepting applications to serve on this Commission.  Click here to apply.

Ordinance 1280 - Sustainability Commission