Commission on the Environment

The Commission on the Environment studies issues and makes recommendations to City Council on a variety of matters pertaining to environmental protection; reviews, studies and makes recommendations on policies and legislation necessary to implement programs for the protection of the environment; and studies existing and proposed programs and assists in the development of new programs.

The Commission on the Environment consists of nine members who serve three-year terms and meet monthly.


  • Meetings take place the third Monday of every month @ 6:30 p.m. (with the exception of holidays)
  • Courtroom 1
    54B District Court
    101 Linden St.
    East Lansing, MI 48823
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Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Tom Alwin, Chair
     Term expires: 2021 
  • Ann Earhardt
    Term expires: 2021
  • Cyndi Roper
    Term expires: 2023
  • Chris Conn
    Term expires: 2023 
  • Michael Townley, Vice Chair
    Term expires: 2022
  • Jessica Crawford
    Term expires: 2023

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a 
Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Commission on the Environment.