The following is a City of St. Louis Park press release:
The St. Louis Park City Council is accepting applications from residents to serve on an Environment & Sustainability Task Force. The group will be charged with making recommendations on the approach the city should use to allow for public input into the city’s environmental and sustainability policies, programs and initiatives. The task force would be made up of eight to 15 residents to volunteer their time and represent various geographic areas of the city.
Applicants for the task force will be asked to provide information on their education, experience, activities, interests and work in the area of the environment and sustainability. Applicants will also be asked to describe three to five main concerns, ideas, or activities related to the environment and sustainability that are of most interest to them.
The City Council will review applications and appoint residents to this task force on May 29, 2012 (or other date as determined). Meetings are expected to be scheduled starting in June. The meeting schedule will be determined by staff and task force members. This task force will serve in a voluntary capacity with no compensation and for a limited duration. Recommendations from the task force are to be developed no later than December 31, 2012. Once the recommendations are completed, the work of the task force will end.
Applications will be open through May 18, and can be completed online at www.stlouispark.org