Post Date: February 12, 2021
Deadline: Open Until Filled
Lowell Sustainability Council
Position Title: Lowell Sustainability Council Member (2863)
Duration of Term: 2 years
Meetings: The Lowell Sustainability Council meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30PM
The Lowell Sustainability Council consists of up to ten (10) members who are either residents of the City of Lowell or affiliated with a City of Lowell business entity. It may be comprised of architects, attorneys, bankers & lenders, builders, business owners, developers, educators & researchers, engineers, homeowners, inspectors, manufacturers, vendors of building products, regulatory board members, planners, property managers, real estate brokers, or persons with experience in climate science, conservation, and recycling measures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
? Attend monthly meetings of the Lowell Sustainability Council held every 4th Thursday
? As needed, attend Special Meetings (approximately 1-4 hours)
? Attend variable Volunteer Activities, etc. (2-10 hours)
? The responsibilities and powers of the Lowell Sustainability Council are detailed in Chapter 9, §9-39 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lowell, Massachusetts. The board shall:
o Promote and advocate for “green” design, construction, and development practices in the City of Lowell through research, identification, and implementation of policies, programs, and education that will increase the sustainability and reduce the environmental impacts of building and other development activity.
o Target carbon emissions, waste reduction, recycling, building materials and techniques, energy efficiency, air quality, site and building design, etc.
o Identify successful models and practices from other communities
o Propose programs and policies to the Lowell City Council and the City Administration
o Work with UMass, MCC, and Lowell Public Schools to develop education and outreach programs
o To identify opportunities for funding public and private green building and energy conservation programs
Interested individuals should send a resume and cover letter to Mary Callery, Human Relations Director, Lowell City Hall - Room 19, 375 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 01852. Application material may also be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 978-446-7102.