NOTICE OF VACANCIES GREEN COMMUNITY COMMITTEE

NOTICE OF VACANCY
GREEN COMMUNITIES COMMITTEE
Notice is hereby given pursuant to General Provisions, Article 7, section 7-10 of the Charter, and any other relevant provisions of the Charter, of the following vacancies:
• 2 Members serving 3 year terms
• 2 Members serving 2 year terms
• 1 Member serving a 1 year term
• 2 Associate Members serving 3 year terms
The Lunenburg Green Communities Committee will work with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources to learn of grant opportunities for energy conservation and renewable energy generation, and will apply for appropriate grants. The Committee will ensure the Town retains its status as a designated Green Community.
A. Mission: The Lunenburg Green Communities Committee will focus on improving and promoting energy efficiency in town and school facilities, infrastructure, and vehicles. The Committee will help raise awareness, educate, advise, motivate the Town of Lunenburg residents and businesses to reduce waste, reduce energy use, conserve resources, reduce emissions/carbon footprint, and to embrace clean and renewable energy options.

B. Responsibilities:
1. Identify and develop grant submission for Green Communities Competitive Grant annually that corresponds with the mission of this committee and is consistent with the Town’s goals;
2. Develop action steps to ensure Lunenburg remains designated as a Department of Energy Resources Green Community;
3. Facilitate town participation in DOER programs, grants, and incentives;
4. Serve as an information resource for town residents and business owners on the benefits of energy and resource conservation;
5. Increase constituents’ awareness of and promote resource conservation methods, energy efficiency programs, utility rebates, and state/federal programs to promote energy efficiency, waste reduction, recycling, and overall enhancements to long term sustainability and resilience in response to environmental, resource, and energy challenges;
6. Report at least once annually on its activities to the Select Board.

Applications/Talent Bank Forms will be accepted from interested parties until the positions are filled by the Select Board, 17 Main Street, P O Box 135, Lunenburg, MA 01462

ACCORDING TO SECTION 7-10 OF THE CHARTER - NOTICE OF VACANCIES, THIS NOTICE SHALL BE POSTED FOR NOT LESS THAN TEN DAYS AND NO APPOINTMENT SHALL BE MADE SOONER THAN 14 DAYS FOLLOWING THE DATE SUCH NOTICE IS POSTED.

POSTED: June 3, 2021