Environmental Affairs Board

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2020 Regular Meeting Dates

January 8, 2020

February 5, 2020

March 4, 2020

April 1, 2020

May 6, 2020

June 3, 2020

July 8, 2020

August 5, 2020

September 2, 2020

October 7, 2020

November 4, 2020

December 2, 2020

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 15 voting members, seven 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

 Paul Cameron

 Contact Email  Paul.Cameron@durhamnc.gov