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Norfolk Environmental Commission
The commission shall act in an advisory capacity to the director of public works. All Commissioners are expected to attend and participate in regular meetings and offer to take on special assignments related to environmental issues and special events.

Membership Composition:

The 22 members are appointed by City Council and are citizens of the city. They include representatives selected from the following major segments of the city: citizen interest, business and industry, professions, communications, schools, armed forces, and community organizations. Ex-officio members, with no voting authority, shall be appointed from the municipal operations staff, representing the director of public works, the superintendent of waste management, the director of public health, the environmental services manager, and the stormwater engineer. The board elects a chair, two vice-chairs, and any other necessary officers.

City Staff Contact:
Fleta Jackson,
Keep Norfolk Beautiful, Project Coordinator
Norfolk Environmental Commission website