Sustainability Commission

About the Commission

The Sustainability Commission is dedicated to the protection, stewardship, and improvement of the environment in the interest of the health, prosperity, and welfare of the Green Bay community for present and future generations. 

  • How appointed: appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Common Council
  • Number of members: 9, including one alder and one employee member.  Members should have a demonstrated interest or expertise environmental and sustainable practices.
  • Length of terms: 36 months

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

NameTerm StartTerm End
Seth Hoffmeister, ChairAugust 2018August 2021
Ned Dorff, Vice ChairSeptember 2018September 2023
Randy Scannell, Ald.August 2018Term of Office
Prof. John ArendtJune 2019August 2023
Kaurie Mihm, PRFNovember 2019November 2022
Stephanie KingDecember 2020December 2023
Julia NoordykSeptember 2018December 2021
Mark WalterAugust 2018August 2021
Cody SandahlAugust 2018August 2021


Planned Natural Landscaping Registration

The City and Sustainability Commission finds it is in the public's interests to encourage diverse landscape treatments throughout the City, particularly those landscape elements that support the preservation, restoration, and management of native plant communities, healthy pollinator communities, and soil and water conservation. 

Planned Natural Landscaping is a planned, intentional, and maintained area which may include, without limitation, trees, shrubs, and native plants, or vegetation associated with a rain garden.

Registration is required for Planned Natural Landscaping in the City of Green Bay, submit an online application

Mission Statement

The Sustainability Commission is dedicated to the protection, stewardship, and improvement of the environment in the interest of the health, prosperity, and welfare of the Green Bay community for present and future generations.

Contact Us

Email Seth Hoffmeister, Chair of the Sustainability Commission
Email Ned Dorff, Vice Chair of the Sustainability Commission
Email Melissa Schmitz, Staff Member