Councillors Arroyo, Baker, LaMattina, O’Malley, Yancey
Ron Cobb, 617-635-3042
Committee on Environment and Human Rights, 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, and open space conservation as well as recycling and other resource recovery efforts issues related to waste disposal and land reclamation. The committee shall concern itself with promoting equal and fair access to public and private services and facilities for all residents, regardless of race, color, national origin, national ancestry, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age or disability. The committee shall also ensure that findings may be determined with respect to compliance with the Boston Residents Jobs Policy program. The committee shall have oversight with respect to the Air Pollution Control Commission, Boston Conservation Commission, and the Environment Department, Boston Employment Commission, Commission for Persons with Disabilities, Fair Housing Commission, Human Rights Commission, Boston Redevelopment Authority Contract Compliance Office, Small and Local Business Enterprise Office, Office of Boston Residents Job Policy.