Ordinances and Governance Overview
Ordinances and governance illustrates the effective ways to implement sustainability practices and principles.
Citizens Environmental Advisory Committee (CEAC)
The Citizens Environmental Advisory Committee is eleven members appointed by Council to involve the community in advancing the City of San Antonio “Mission Verde ” into the future. The committee provides recommendations on effective environmental programs and policies to City staff and City Council and will serve as a forum for the community to offer input concerning environmental sustainability.
Green Events Ordinance Forms and Guide
On April 8, 2010 the City of San Antonio City Council adopted an ordinance requiring events with a certain criteria to complete green event certification that complies with the adopted “Green Events Scorecard”. Event coordinators are encouraged to review the “Green Events Ordinance Guide” and submit the “Green Events Application” prior to the event opening and upon event closing provide the “Event Wrap-Up Form” within ten days.
Sustainability Task Force Executive Committee
The Sustainability Task Force (STF) was created to collaborate on City-wide efforts to integrate sustainability principles within municipal operations.