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Environment Focus Area

​Committee charge
Charlotte will become a national leader in environmental sustainability, preserving our natural resources while balancing growth with sound fiscal policy. 

The Environment Committee addresses City policies for air and water quality, land preservation and energy and resource conservation to protect our resources and better manage growth.

Committee members

2015-2017 Committee assignments

Click the image to access each members' bio and contact information.

John Autry James Mitchell Patsy Kinsey Claire Fallon Al Austin
John Autry,
committee chair
James Mitchell,
committee vice chair
P​atsy KinseyClaire FallonAl Austin

Staff resource: Hyong Yi​, assistant city manager​


Focus Area Plan
The City of Charlotte recognizes that environmental stewardship is fundamentally important to quality of life and essential to maintaining a vibrant economy. Protecting our natural resources, promoting conservation, and improving the environment all enhance the City's mission to preserve the quality of life of its citizens. View the 2016​ plan.​​​​​​​​
Visit the City of Charlotte's environmental sustainability website and learn how to be an active steward of the environment.

​​Upcoming meetings

All meetings are held in room 280 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center (600 East 4th Street) on the first Monday of each month. View the full public meeting calendar.

​​Meeting agendas & summaries

Below are the most recent documents.
View past agendas and sum​​maries.​

collapse Date of Meeting : 6/6/2016 ‎(1)
June 6, 2016 Agenda.pdfJune 6, 2016 AgendaJune 6, 2016 Agenda
collapse Date of Meeting : 5/2/2016 ‎(2)
May 2, 2016 Agenda.pdfMay 2, 2016 AgendaMay 2, 2016 Agenda
May 2, 2016 Summary.pdfMay 2, 2016 SummaryMay 2, 2016 Summary
collapse Date of Meeting : 4/4/2016 ‎(1)
20160404 ENV Committee Agenda.pdfApril 4, 2016 Agenda20160404 ENV Committee Agenda