Energy Taskforce

Mission Statement: Work to enact policies and investments that decrease consumption of energy resources while encouraging use of alternate energy sources. Monitor Green Communities contract and grants. Make recommendations for policies, programs, and grant opportunities to the Select Board and School Committee through a written report before the budget process in the fall.

A Select Board and School Committee Taskforce will promote energy conservation, sustainability, and energy diversity throughout municipal systems and the Town of Longmeadow.

By overseeing the Green Communities Agreement, making policy and program recommendations, and education the Taskforce’s mission is to decrease costs and prepare Longmeadow to meet the energy challenges of the future.

The Taskforce shall include one member of the Select Board, two members of the School Committee, a member of the Recycling Committee, a member of the Planning Board, and two residents, one appointed by the Select Board and one by the School Committee.

The Taskforce shall prepare an annual report and presentation to the Select Board and School Committee including: previous FY energy consumption, a Green Communities Project report, recommendations for the next Green Communities Project, recommendations for new policies and projects to promote energy reductions, sustainability, and energy diversity.

Energy Policy

The town of Longmeadow and all departments shall promote energy conservation and the use of diverse energy sources in all town projects. The town shall measure and report energy consumption annually along with designing a conservation energy plan with measurable goals.

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Members:


Marie Angelides- Select Board

Liz Bone- School Committee

Kim King- School Committee

Dave Miller- Resident


Accepting applications at Select Board office; dhouse@longmeadow.org

Next Meeting: April 5th at 2:00 at the High School A12 Meeting Room

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GOING GREEN EXPO
Sunday, April 10, 2016, from 1-5 pm Sinai Temple, 1100 Dickinson St. Spfld, MA 
The Going Green Expo will educate participants about the benefits of green technology options for the home and garden, the burgeoning local food movement, and the work of non-profits.
RSVP Michele Marantz (mb.marantz@comcast.net)