Environmental Affairs Board

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2017 Regular Meeting Dates

January 4, 2017

February 1, 2017

March 1, 2017

April 5, 2017

May 3, 2017

June 7, 2017

July 5, 2017

August 2, 2017

September 6, 2017

October 4, 2017

November 1, 2017

December 6, 2017


2017 Work Session Meeting Dates

January 13, 2017

February 8, 2017

March 8, 2017

April 12, 2017

May 10, 2017

June 14, 2017

July 12, 2017

August 9, 2017

September 13, 2017

October 11, 2017

November 8, 2017

December 13, 2017

The Environmental Affairs Board (EAB) was established in 1991, in recognition of the importance of local cooperation on environmental issues. This is an advisory board of appointed volunteer citizens to provide the City and County with expert and comprehensive advice on various environmental matters. It is also a mechanism for facilitating communication between the public and local government leaders. 

The board considers topics such as watershed protection, natural resource protection, air quality, environmental impacts of industrial development, environmental education, green building design, energy conservation, and global climate change. The EAB typically meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Committee Room on the second floor of City Hall. 

The board consists of 11 voting members and seven non-voting ex-officio members, six of which are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners representing the following vocations or professions: air resources, air quality, engineering, education/communications, public health and public policy. Members serve without compensation and must live within the corporate city limits. City and County taxes must
not reflect any delinquency at the time of submission of the application.

  • To advise the City and County with regard to environmental policy;
  • To educate the public and local officials on environmental issues;
  • To perform special studies and projects on environmental questions as requested by the City or  County;
  • To study changes in environmental science and law; and
  • To promote intergovernmental and public/private cooperation.

For more information on the Environmental Affairs Board, including minutes and other documents, please click here


 Meeting Date and Time  Monthly, First Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
 Meeting Place

 Durham City Hall

 Committee Room, 2nd Floor

 101 City Hall Plaza

 Durham, NC  27701

 Contact Person

 Laura D. Woods

 Contact Email  Laura.Woods@durhamnc.gov