Councillors Ciommo, McCarthy, Zakim
Committee on Environment and Parks, which shall concern itself with environmental issues of residents, including the impact of industry on quality of life. The committee shall concern itself with the natural resources of the city, issues of air, land, and water pollution, as well as recycling and other resource recovery efforts issues related to waste disposal and land reclamation. The committee shall examine technologies and innovations regarding energy savings and efficiency. The committee shall have oversight of the Environment Department and trash collection and recycling operations within Public Works. The committee shall concern itself with open space conservation and other matters impacting the landscape of the city. The committee shall concern itself with the administration and oversight of the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The committee shall have oversight of public parks and matters generally impacting the Parks Department including but not limited to accessibility, maintenance, design and construction of the public parks in the city.