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City Commission created the Sustainability Advisory Board by passage of Resolution 09-021 at the City Commission Meeting held on January 21, 2009. The Board will consist of seven regular members with two additional members under the age of eighteen years of age at the time of appointment, making a total of 9 board members. In July of 2010, Resolution 10-215 was passed amending the composition of the Board Members for purposes of establishing a quorum.

The Mission and duties of the Sustainability Advisory Board are listed below:
  • To promote the sustainability of the community as a whole, considering public and private actors and their effects on ecological, economic and community systems.
  • Advise and assist the City Commission in efforts to make City operations more sustainable.
  • Assist in the development of plans and policies to enhance the sustainability of the City as a whole.
  • Educate and support other Key West organizations to become more sustainable.
  • Educate and engage the public in efforts to make the community of Key West, including residents, businesses and institutions, more sustainable.
The term guidelines of the Board are listed below:

  • The Mayor will appoint two board members less than eighteen years of age to serve a one-year term, with an option to renew the appointment for one more year.
  • The seven positions on the Board shall be filled by each member of the City Commission, each serving three-year terms.
Qualifications:

  • No less than the majority of the board shall be residents of the City of Key West.
  • Any members not residing in the City shall own a business in the City, be employed full-time within the City or attend school full-time in the City.

The appointed members are as follows: 

Commissioner Romero......Vice-Chairman Blake Feldman
Commissioner Lopez...........................Alison Morales Kerr
Commissioner Kaufman....................Richard Lightner, III
Commissioner Wardlow..................................Lucy Carleton
Commissioner Weekley...............................Dakin Weekley
Commissioner Payne..........Madam Chair Monica Haskell
Mayor Cates...............................Joanne Tarrantino Wilson
                High School Appointments.......................Vacant
 
The Mayor's two High School Appointments serve a 1 year term:
Currently there are 2 High School Appointment vacancies.
 

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It is the policy of the City of Key West to comply with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Please call the TTY number at 800-955-8771 or 800-955-8770 (Voice) or the ADA Coordinator at 305-809-3811 at least five business days in advance for sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or materials in accessible format.








 







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Alison Higgins,
Sustainability Coordinator
City Hall - 1300 White Street
1300 White St
Key West, FL 33040
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