Delaware County Sustainability Commission

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Board Opening: Delaware County Sustainability Commission
Location: Government Center, Media, PA 19063
Openings:  9 Vacancies
Closing Date: July 30, 2020

The Delaware County Sustainability Commission provides review and recommendations to County Council and certain County Departments: (1) recommending best environmental and energy practices for buildings, facilities and operations; fuels, vehicles, and transportation food; responsible purchasing; housing; energy sources; air quality; stormwater management; natural and cultural resource protection, wildlife preservation; and climate change; (2) identifying County environmental and energy policies and recommending ways to promote and educate about the County’s environmental and energy initiatives; (3) identifying and recommending voluntary actions, projects, and programs for municipalities, businesses, non-profits, and other partners to implement County environmental and energy policies; (4) creating, reviewing and providing ongoing input into a Delaware County Sustainability Action Plan; and (5) recommending Triple Bottom Line related actions, projects, and programs to County Council for implementation.

The members of the Commission are (1) certain designated members of County government and (2) residents of Delaware County appointed by the Delaware County Executive Director. 

The Delaware County residents appointed by the Delaware County Executive Director consist of:

  • Two representatives with expertise and experience in the field of energy efficiency and/or green building practices.
  • Two representatives of the general public.
  • Two municipal managers each representing a township or borough within the County.
  • One County environmental advisory committee member.
  • One representative with expertise and experience in the field of water resource management and or watershed preservation and management.
  • One representative with expertise and experience in the field of environmental justice.

Term:    1 to 3 Years

Please email resume and letter of interest to the County Clerk of Delaware County at

Indicate one or more of the above categories into which you fit.

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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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