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The primary purpose of the Commission for the Environment (CFE) is to advise the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on matters affecting the natural environment.  This responsibility generally includes:  advising on environmental policy, promoting education of the public and local officials on environmental issues, making recommendations on environmental initiatives, and understanding in special environmental studies and projects.

The Commission for the Environment is a citizen advisory board comprised of 15 members, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.  Two members of the Board of County Commissioners serve as liaisons to this committee. 

Commission for the Environment member list  

The Commission for the Environment meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  Meetings are held either at the Solid Waste Administration Building 1207 Eubanks Rd. Chapel Hill NC  or the Richard Whitted Building 300 W Tryon Street Hillsborough NC.  There is no scheduled meeting in July.

Meeting and Location Schedule

Commission for the Environment Reports:

2014 State of Environment Report

2009 State of Environment Report

2004 State of Environment Report

2002 State of Environment Report

2000 State of Environment Report

Commission for the Environment Agendas and Minutes

Volunteer or find out more about the process of being appointed to the Commission for the Environment.