Sustainability Advisory Board

Sustainability Venn Diagram

Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Second Wednesday of every month
  • Harrisburg Town Hall Council Chambers, 4100 Main St. Harrisburg, NC 28075 - unless otherwise noted. Meetings are currently being held via Zoom online meeting platform. A link to the Zoom meetings is included in each month’s agenda.
  • The Harrisburg Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB) is hosting a "Sustainability Series." During their monthly meetings (second Wednesdays of every month at 6:30 p.m.), the Harrisburg Sustainability Advisory Board will feature guest speaker(s) on topics of interest to residents. These speakers will be at the start of the meetings and there will be some time allowed for residents to ask questions.

    Monthly Zoom Meeting Link

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82909751722?pwd=RXk2bXpFRUVPUk1LSVVsYjlubkpadz09

    Passcode: 977926

*There are currently two vacancies on the Sustainability Advisory Board. Apply here.

Agendas & Minutes

Meeting agendas are posted three to five days prior to the scheduled meeting date. Minutes are posted after the meeting has been held and minutes have been approved, usually following the next regularly scheduled meeting.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

Updated 12-9-2020

  • Scott Noel, Chair
  • Scott Crew, Vice Chair
  • Virginia Halter, Secretary
  • Vince Houston
  • Ken Huster
  • Mark Allen
  • Tim Morris

Overview

The Sustainability Advisory Board is a volunteer board consisting of up to nine members who live in and/or around the Town of Harrisburg. The mission of the board is to coordinate, initiate and promote sustainability within the Town of Harrisburg and its surrounding areas. The board’s specific areas of focus are to:

  • Advance and encourage environmentally sustainable practices and ideas within the Town, including, but not limited to Town operations and facilities, new development, Town ordinances governing construction and development, local businesses, local homeowner’s associations and neighborhoods and individual citizens.
  • Collaborate with Town planners to create a long-term sustainability plan for the Town.
  • Work cooperatively with the Town of Harrisburg and all Harrisburg advisory boards to promote sustainability practices.  
  • Provide suggestions and recommendations to Town Council regarding laws, ordinances and rules which promote sustainability.
  • Improve natural environment through the incorporation of sustainable best practices for the Town’s land use and management, storm water infrastructure and tree canopy.
  • Strengthen the Town’s economy through initiatives that foster sustainable business practices, reinvestment in vacant storefronts and green purchasing policies.
  • Encourage healthy living through the expansion of parks, walking trails, bicycle lanes and wellness programs and preservation and development of open space.
  • Provide community education and engagement.

Staff Liaisons

  • TBD, TBD
  • TBD, TBD

Town Council Liaisons

  • Mayor Steve Sciascia
  • Council Member Diamond Staton-Williams

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