City of Elgin Sustainability Commission

The Sustainability Commission is made up of nine community volunteers and one student representative. The commission was created to assist the city and promote sustainability for the city (link to view Municipal Code 3.87 - Sustainability Commission). 

Commission Regular Meetings 

Sustainability Commission Regular Meetings are open to the public and generally occur, as follows:

  • Time: Second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Edward Schock Centre of Elgin, West Conference Room, 100 Symphony Way, Elgin, IL 60120

Commission Agendas and Minutes

Commission Members

Chairperson Tom Armstrong
Commissioner Jeff Biss
Commissioner Dan Brosier
Commissioner Francisco Garcia
Commissioner [Vacant]

Council Liaison Carol Rauschenberger

Commissioner Sharene Gould-Dulabaum
Commissioner Katie Gronke
Commissioner David Jurina
Commissioner Dekovia Livingston
Student Representative [Vacant]

City Staff Liaison Kristin Youngmeyer

Apply to be a Commissioner

Apply to be a Sustainability Commissioner at (link to webpage on City Boards and Commissions and how to apply).. Applications will be kept on file for 12 months, and reviewed as vacancies occur. 

Sustainability Commission Work Groups

The Sustainability Commission Work Groups meet monthly, and are open to the public. Community members are welcome and encouraged to participate in work group meetings. 

Work GroupMeeting Details
Carbon Reduction First Wednesday of the month
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Centre of Elgin, West Conference Room
Sustainable CommunicationsThird Wednesday of the month
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Centre of Elgin, West Conference Room
Urban Resiliency Work GroupFourth Thursday of the month
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Centre of Elgin, West Conference Room

Work Group Agendas and Minutes

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