Goals and Authority

The purpose of the City of Red Lodge Sustainability Board is to assist the Mayor, City Council, and City staff in implementing the strategies of the City of Red Lodge Energy Conservation Plan. These strategies address a) Fleet, Buildings and Streetlights b) Internal Policies and Practices c) Solid Waste, Recycling and Compost d) Wastewater and Water, and e) Codes and Land Use. The overall goal of the Energy Conservation Plan is to reduce the City government’s energy use, energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

The Energy Conservation Plan was passed on October 23, 2018. Resolution 3505 established the City of Red Lodge Sustainability Board on December 11, 2018 as per the Energy Conservation Plan’s recommendation.

The Sustainability Board By-Laws were adopted at the regular meeting of the Board on February 17, 2020.

Members

The Sustainability Board members were appointed by the mayor with the approval of the City Council. There are five (5) voting members from the public and organizations, a City Council member (non-voting), and the Assistant Planner (non-voting). Members of the board serve without compensation. For contact info, please view the Sustainability Board Contact List.

Members of the Public (voting):

  • Corey Thompson (Chair): term expires January 2022
  • Wanda Thomas (Vice-Chair): term expires January 2021
  • Theresa Whistler: term expires January 2021
  • Brian Langeliers: term expires January 2022
  • Deb Muth: term expires January 2022
  • Jenn Battles: term length TBD
  • Jeff DiBenedetto: term length TBD

City Council Representative (non-voting): Glory Mahan

Assistant Planner (non-voting): Neil Matthews-Pennanen

Meeting Agendas and Minutes