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Environment Advisory Committee

The Environment Advisory Committee (EAC) guides Knox City Council on local environmental matters.

It's made up of community members, Council officers and current Councillors.

Committee objectives

The Committee's objectives are to:

  • discuss issues of environmental sustainability (including strategic transport and resource management)
  • provide input on behalf of the community and community organisations
  • support Council’s consultation with, and advocate to, the broader community
  • establish working groups and subcommittees as needed
  • check and review environmental and sustainability issues
  • assist Council in deciding priorities to be undertaken and annual objectives.

Committee member requirements

A diverse group of local volunteers make up the Committee.

Committee members have interest and knowledge of issues such as:

  • environmental management
  • natural resource management
  • sustainability.

Length of engagement

Committee members are elected for two years.

Join the Committee

Let us know if you'd like to join the Committee.

Current Committee members

The current members were appointed to the Committee at the Meeting of Council held on 27 January 2021.

Councillor members

Council appoints at least two Councillors to take part in the Committee.

They offer support in a range of areas, including delegated authority and advocacy.

Current Committee Councillors

The current Councillors are:

  • Cr Dwight
  • Cr Pearce

Length of engagement

Committee Councillor members are elected for one year.

Council officers

The Knox City Council CEO nominates officers to provide advice and support to the Committee.

Meetings

Meetings take place every second month. The Committee operates alongside a Terms of Reference.

The Committee will also take part in the six-monthly Group Meetings and the annual Advisory Committee Forum.

Need help?

Contact us and we will come back to you.

Or call our Customer Services team on 9298 8000.

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