Sustainability & Energy Action Taskforce

Purpose

To seek input from the Citizens of Grants Pass and develop a Sustainability/Energy Action Plan to document and guide City policy as it relates to sustainable practices and Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHGs). The Taskforce will look for opportunities to improve City operations, manage energy consumption and promote education within the community. The Taskforce will also explore opportunities to create a permanent standing committee to advise City Council on potential actions relating to climate change, sustainability, resiliency, enhanced sequestration, tree canopy development and reduction of GHGs.

Ideal membership would include: 

  • a local energy efficiency engineer, solar professional, contractor or developer, 
  • a Grants Pass High School Student, 
  • Rogue Community College Student, 
  • 3 persons at large with an interest in energy action efforts, and 
  • a person with local agriculture/horticulture/arborist/landscape architect experience 
  • 1 – ex-officio member from Energy Trust of Oregon 
  • 1 – ex-officio member from Southern Oregon Climate Action Network

Contact Us

  1. Committee / Commission Application - fill out and submit online.

    Open Positions

    Apply for Budget Committee - Special Qualifications: Residents and electors of City of Grants Pass.  Seek diversity of philosophy and representation of divergent views of the community - fill out and submit online by January 21, 2022

    Apply for Committee on Public Art - fill out and submit online by January 7, 2022

    Apply for Sustainability and Energy Taskforce - fill out and submit online by January 7, 2022

    Apply for Historical Buildings and Sites Commission - fill out and submit online by January 7, 2022

    Apply for Collaborative Economic Development Committee - fill out and submit online by January 21, 2022

    Apply for Caveman Plaza Taskforce - fill out and submit online by January 21, 2022