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The Natural Resources and Environmental Commission (NREC) meets every 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
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Next Meeting: Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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Purpose, Membership, and Terms

The Natural Resources and Environmental Commission (NREC) is a seven member body that is advisory to the City Council in all matters pertaining to energy, science and technology, and natural resources and the environment. The NREC assists the City in the planning, programming, use, and conservation of energy and natural resources, as well as conducts tree removal hearings when needed. Qualifications for serving on the commission consist of being a resident elector (registered voter) of the city. Members are appointed to a three-year term, with a maximum length of service of two full consecutive terms, plus one partial term (if applicable).

For information on the City's environmental programs, click here.

Commissioners and Liaisons

Natural Resources and Environmental Commission
Madeline C. Di Giorgi, Chair (Term ends 12/2021)
Rona Bortz, Vice Chair (Term ends 12/2021)
Amy Davis Jones, Commissioner (Term 12/2022)
William Kelly, Commissioner (Term ends 12/2021) 
Stephen Leider, Commissioner (Term ends 12/2020) 
Cynthia Liu, Commissioner (Term ends 12/2021)
Lauren Myles, Commissioner (Term ends 12/2022) 

City Council Liaison
Marina Khubesrian, M.D., Councilmember

Staff Liaison
Arpy Kasparian, Water Conservation and Sustainability Analyst
Phone: (626) 403-7253

Notice on Public Participation & Accessibility

Pursuant to Section 3 of Executive Order N-29-20, issued by Governor Newsom on March 17, 2020, the special meeting of the Natural Resources and Environmental Commission for July 28, 2020 will be conducted remotely and held by video conference.  The Meeting will be broadcast live on the City’s local cable channel and the City’s website at: https://www.spectrumstream.com/streaming/south_pasadena_nrec/live.cfm.

Please be advised that pursuant to the Executive Order, and to ensure the health and safety of the public by limiting human contact that could spread the COVID-19 virus, the Council Chambers will not be open for the meeting.  Commissioners will be participating remotely and will not be physically present in the Council Chambers.

How to Submit a Public Comment

Public comments may be submitted for the July 28, 2020 NREC Meeting by emailing nrecpubliccomment@southpasadenaca.gov.

Public comments must be received by 12 p.m., July 28, 2020 to ensure adequate time to compile. The Public comment portion of the email is limited to 250 words.
Please make sure to indicate: 
1) Your name
2) what agenda item you are submitting public comment on or if it is a general public comment
3) clearly state if you wish for your comment to be read during the meeting

 

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

  2020
  Agenda Minutes
January 28 Agenda Minutes
February 25

 CANCELLED - No Agenda

CANCELLED - No Minutes

March 24  CANCELLED - No Agenda CANCELLED - No Minutes 
April 28  CANCELLED - No Agenda CANCELLED - No Minutes 
 May 14 (Special) Agenda  Minutes
May 26 Agenda  Minutes 
June 23 Agenda Minutes
July 28 Agenda  Minutes
August 25    
September 22    
October 27    
November 24    
December 22    

 

   2019  2018
Agenda Minutes  Agenda Minutes 
 January Agenda Minutes  Agenda  Minutes
 February Agenda
 Minutes  Agenda Minutes
 March Agenda
Minutes
CANCELLED - No Agenda CANCELLED - No Minutes
 April Agenda
Minutes  Agenda Minutes
 May Agenda
Minutes  Agenda Minutes
 June Agenda  No Minutes CANCELLED - No Agenda CANCELLED - No Minutes

 July

Special Meeting   7/9 - Agenda

7/23 - Agenda

Special Meeting  7/9  - Minutes

7/23 - Minutes

Special Meeting 7/12 - Agenda

 CANCELLED - 7/4 No Agenda

Special Meeting 7/12  - Minutes

CANCELLED - 12/24 No Minutes

 August Agenda
Minutes  Agenda Minutes
 September Agenda
 Minutes  Agenda Minutes
 October Agenda
Minutes  Agenda
Minutes
November CANCELLED - No Agenda
 CANCELLED - No Minutes

Special Meeting 11/13 -  Agenda

CANCELLED - 11/27 No Agenda

Special Meeting 11/13  - Minutes

CANCELLED - 11/27 No Minutes

December

Special Meeting 12/10 -  Agenda

CANCELLED - 12/24 No Agenda

Special Meeting 12/10 -  Minutes

CANCELLED - 12/24 No Minutes

CANCELLED - 12/25 No Agenda CANCELLED - 12/25 No Minutes

 

   2017  2016
Agenda Minutes  Agenda Minutes 
 January Agenda Minutes Special Meeting 1/26 - Agenda Special Meeting   1/26 - Minutes
 February Agenda
Minutes  Agenda Minutes
 March Special Meeting 3/28 - Agenda
Special Meeting   3/28 - Minutes
Agenda Minutes
 April Agenda
Minutes Agenda Minutes
 May

Special Meeting 5/11 - Agenda

5/23 - Agenda

Special Meeting   5/11 - Minutes

5/23 - Minutes  

Agenda Minutes
 June Special Meeting 6/19 - Agenda  Special Meeting  6/19 - Minutes Agenda Minutes

 July

Agenda Minutes

Agenda

Minutes

 August Special Meeting 8/30 - Agenda
Special Meeting  8/30 - Minutes Agenda Minutes
 September Agenda
 Minutes  Agenda Minutes
 October Special Meeting 10/30 - Agenda
Special Meeting  10/30 - Minutes

Special Meeting 10/18 - Agenda

CANCELLED - 10/25 No Agenda

Special Meeting 10/18 - Minutes

CANCELLED - 10/25 No Minutes

 November Special Meeting 11/28 -  Agenda
 Special Meeting 11/28 - No Minutes

Special Meeting 11/22 -  Agenda

Special Meeting 11/22  - Minutes

 December

CANCELLED - 12/26 No Agenda

CANCELLED - 12/26 No Minutes

 Special Meeting 12/8 -  Agenda

CANCELLED - 12/27 No Agenda

Special Meeting 12/8  - Minutes

 CANCELLED - 12/27 No Minutes