Office of Mayor William Peduto
Sustainability Commission

Function

The Sustainability Commission works to reduce the environmental impact of City operations and oversees the implementation of and updates to the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan. The Sustainability Commission is comprised of eleven members, all City employees, appointed by the Mayor.

There are four standing positions for staff members whose primary roles are related to sustainability: the sustainability coordinator, energy and utilities manager, recycling supervisor, and urban forester. The remaining seven positions are departmental representatives.

Governing Documents

Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Article IX, Chapter 178C

Appointment Guidelines

  • 11 members appointed by the Mayor of Pittsburgh, representing the following positions/departments:
    • Sustainability Coordinator
    • Energy and Utilities Manager
    • Recycling Supervisor
    • Urban Forester
    • Mayor's Office representative
    • City Council representative
    • Department of City Planning representative
    • Department of Finance representative
    • Department of Personnel representative
    • Department of Public Works representative
    • Bureau of Building Inspection representative
  • Sustainability Coordinator, Energy and Utilities Manager, Recycling Supervisor, and Urban Forester shall be Commisison members for as long as they hold those positions. All other members shall serve a term fo five (5) years.

Members

  • Sustainability Manager - Grant Ervin
  • Sustainability Coordinator - Aftyn Giles
  • Energy and Utilities Manager - James Sloss
  • Recycling Supervisor - Kyle Winkler
  • Urban Forester - Lisa Ceoffe
  • Mayor's Office representative -
    • Term expires January 2015
  • City Council representative -
    • Term expires January 2015
  • Department of City Planning representative -
    • Term expires January 2015
  • Department of Finance representative -
    • Term expires January 2015
  • Department of Personnel representative -
    • Term expires January 2015
  • Department of Public Works representative -
    • Term expires January 2015
  • Bureau of Building Inspection representative -
    • Term expires January 2015

Residency Requirements

Compensation

None.

Meetings

2:00 p.m. the third Monday of every other month

Contact Information

Website

The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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