The Town of Mount Airy is Sustainable Maryland Certified!
The Sustainable Mount Airy Commission is Mount Airy’s newest Commission, adopted in 2018. The Commission meets in Town Hall on the 3rd Wednesday of Even Numbered Months: February, April, June, August, October, and December.
Charter: To encourage, teach, and promote the activities, duties, and other needed actions to achieve the Maryland Sustainable Certification and increase the benefits to our Town, our environment, and our residents by ensuring “Green” sustainable activities as part of our daily lives.
1. Study, investigate, and make recommendations to the Council of the Town from time to time concerning the adoption of reasonable environmentally friendly policies and practices.
2. Review and provide advice to the Mayor, Town Staff, and the Town Council as to zoning and planning measures that can and should be undertaken to promote a healthy environment for the Town and its residents.
3. Undertake studies, programs, and recommendations as may be appropriate or requested from time to time by the Town Council.
The Commission will consist of up to 9 members, including one member of the Town Council. Members of the Commission do not need to be residents of the Town and shall be appointed for terms of three years.