The Town of Mount Airy is Sustainable Maryland Certified!
The Sustainable Mount Airy Commission is Mount Airy's newest Commission, adopted on March 5, 2018. The Commission meets in Town Hall on the 3rd Wednesday of Even Numbered Months: February, April, June, August, October, and December.
Charter: To encourage, teach, and promote the activities, duties and other needed actions to achieve the Maryland Sustainable Certification and increase the benefits to our Town, our environment and our residents by ensuring “Green” sustainable activities as part of our daily lives.
1. Study, investigate and make recommendations to the Council of the Town from time to time concerning the adoption of reasonable environmentally friendly policies and practices.
2. Review and provide advice to the Mayor, Town Staff, and the Town Council as to zoning and planning measures that can and should be undertaken to promote a healthy environment for the Town and its residents.
3. Undertake studies, programs, and recommendations as may be appropriate or requested from time to time by the Town Council.
The Commission will consist of up to 9 members, including one member of the Town Council. All members of the Commission must be residents of the Town and shall be appointed for terms of three years.
Mount Airy gained certification in October 2017. Pictured above is Ashley Collier and Councilman Jason Poirier accepting Sustainable Maryland Certification at the Fall Maryland Municipal League Conference.
A slide show of many of the projects the Town and Commission planned and developed in 2017 and 2018.