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Environmental Policy Commission

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City's Top Ten Environmental Achievements for 2014

Every year, the City publishes the top ten environmental highlights that were submitted by City Departments and City-based organizations. The Department of Transportation and Environmental Services, Infrastructure& Environmental Division compiles this list which includes initiatives on transportation, solid waste, stormwater and wastewater management, City parkland and natural areas, green building and energy conservation. to view the full list, please visit the following:

Introduction

Established in 1970 by the Alexandria City Council under Chapter 4, Article M, of the City Code, the Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission (EPC) advises and makes recommendations to the City Council and, where appropriate, to the Planning Commission and City Manager, on matters relating to the following:

  • Clean air
  • Land use
  • Noise pollution and abatement
  • Pesticides, herbicides and contaminants
  • Solid waste
  • Water quality and supply
  • Other matters referred to the EPC by the City and citizens
  • Other topics relating to the conservation and protection of Alexandria's environment

The EPC consists of 13 members, including five members from the field of environmental sciences, five citizen-at-large members, one member from the field of urban planning, one member representing the business community and one member with experience in Federal or state environmental statues, regulations, and procedures.  The Commission is supported by the City of Alexandria Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES), Office of Environmental Quality.

List of Members  

Natasha Garcia Andersen (Field of Environmental Science)  
Scott Barstow (Citizen)
Susan Gitlin (Vice-Chair, Citizen)
Geoffrey Goode (Citizen)
Patrick Holman (Secretary, Citizen)
James Kapsis (Chair, Citizen)
Aaron Karty (Field of Environmental Science)
Jessica Lassetter (Urban Planning)
Annika Moman (Field of Environmental Science)
Tyler Orton (Citizen)
Ryan Wojtanowski (Business Representative)  

EPC Calendar for Fiscal Year 2015 (July 2014 through June 2015)

The calendar lists all the official meetings and work sessions of the Environmental Policy Commission (EPC) for the period July 2014 - June 2015. These meetings and work sessions are normally held at the City Hall located at 301 King Street, Alexandria at 7:30 p.m. unless noticed otherwise.

Upcoming Events

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Meeting Date & Time for Previous & Forthcoming Events

  • January 26, 2015 - Regular Meeting - Agenda | Minutes
  • January 5, 2015 - Work Session - Agenda  | Minutes
  • December 15, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda  | Minutes
  • December 1, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda  | Minutes
  • November 17, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda  | Minutes
  • November 3, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda  | Minutes
  • October 20, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda  | Minutes
  • October 6, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda  | Minutes
  • September 22, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda  | Minutes
  • September 7, 2014 - EPC Retreat & Picnic
  • July 21, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda | Minutes
  • July 8, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda | Minutes
  • June 16, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda | Minutes
  • June 2, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda | Minutes
  • May 19, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda | Minutes
  • May 5, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda | Minutes
  • April 21, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda | Minutes 
  • April 7, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda | Minutes 
  • March 17, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda, Minutes  - MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW EVENT
  • March 3, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda | Minutes - MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW EVENT
  • February 24, 2014 - Regular Meeting - AgendaMinutes  - PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE TIME AND LOCATION CHANGES
  • February 3, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda | Minutes
  • January 27, 2014 - Regular Meeting - Agenda | Minutes 
  • January 6, 2014 - Work Session - Agenda | Minutes 

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2014

Annual Report 2013

Annual Report 2012 

Annual Report 2011 

Annual Report 2010

Annual Report 2009 

Annual Report 2008  

Annual Report 2007 

Annual Report 2006 

Annual Report 2003-2005 


Eco-City Alexandria
 

Beginning in spring 2007, the City of Alexandria partnered with  Virginia Tech's Department of Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP) to design and facilitate a new, strategic collaborative planning process, called Eco-City Alexandria, to create an Eco-City Charter and Environmental Action Plan to guide Alexandria toward sustainability.

For more information regarding Eco-City Alexandria please visit: alexandriava.gov/Eco-City or ecocity.ncr.vt.edu or email Eco-CityAlexandria@alexandriava.gov 

Additional Information 

Stay informed with eNews! - Receive information about programs, special events, community meetings, current Eco-City Alexandria events, and more.   Subscribe to eNews  category T&ES Environmental News. 

Contact Us 

For more information, please contact:

William Skrabak
Transportation & Environmental Services, Office of Environmental Quality
703.746.4065

301 King Street, Room 3000
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4065
FAX: 703.519.8354
E-Mail 

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.