Chapter 2 ADMINISTRATION*
Section 2-350 Duties and responsibilities.
The environment and energy commission shall have the responsibility
for and be required to:
(1) Prepare a commission report to
the city council on how a plan for energy conservation
might be developed. In order to prepare this report, the commission should gather information
from other parts of the country, particularly those cities who have such a plan in place; the
commission, or representatives of the commission, should visit certain model cities who have
ongoing plans in place, to see how that particular model has worked; and, in limited situations,
may require the services of a consultant. The final report should be a blueprint for the city to
proceed in the development of a comprehensive energy conservation plan.
(2) Act in an advisory capacity to
the council in all matters pertaining to environmental
protection, which could include questions of energy efficiency and conservation, and of changing
(3) Assist in the planning of environmental
improvements, promote and stimulate public
interest thereon; and to that end, solicit to the fullest possible extent the cooperation of other
public and private agencies.
(Code 1964, § 2.2010)