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Conservation Commission

The mission of Ashland’s Conservation Commission is to educate and advocate for the wise use of resources by the city government and the people of Ashland. The commission meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Meetings are open to the public. 

The Conservation Commission consists of nine voting members including one representative each from the solid waste franchisee for the City, Southern Oregon University, and the Ashland School District, and six other voting members.

The powers, duties and responsibilities of the Commission are to educate and advocate for the wise and efficient use of resources by the City of Ashland and Ashland citizens.
 
The Commission recommends to the City Council the adoption of policies, implementation strategies and funding related to:
  • Recycling, source reduction and solid waste/landfill issues;
  • Electric conservation issues;
  • Water conservation issues;
  • Resource conservation issues;
  • New power resource decisions, but not decisions involving wholesale power contracts;
  • Renewable Resource decisions;
  • Education of citizens about resource efficiency issues

 


Commission News & Events

                             

 



Conservation Commission links:

Current Projects

Commission Goals for 2013-2014

Annual Awards

For a complete list of the various conservation programs available to residents and businesses within Ashland, please go to www.ashland.or.us/conserve
 


 

Established
Meetings
Length of Term
1996
Meets 4th Wednesday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Community Development Building, 51 Winburn Way
Members (3 year terms expiring April 30)

Members
Name
Email Address
Title
Term Begin
Term End
*VACANCY *   Ashland School District Representative      
VACANCY - 1   Commissioner     04/30/2019  
Roxane Beigel-Coryell   SOU Representative - Chair      
Cara Cruickshank   Commissioner   05/05/2015   04/30/2018  
Adam Hanks   Staff Liaison      
Marni Koopman   Commissioner - Vice Chair   08/08/2012   04/30/2019  
James McGinnis   Commissioner   08/21/2007   04/30/2018  
Jamie Rosenthal   Recology Representative      
Rich Rosenthal   Council Liaison      
Bryan Sohl   Commissioner   04/01/2014   03/31/2018  
Mark Weir   Commissioner    11/15/2011   04/30/2018  


Calendar Events
Conservation Commission Meeting
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Meeting of the Conservation Commission.  (Read more)
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Conservation Commission Meeting - May 25
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