Environmental Design & Protection Committee

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • The 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Council Chambers

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


Council Liaison: Michelle Wu
  • Nancy Couperus
    Term Expires: July 2021
  • Carol Gottlieb (Chair)
    Term Expires: July 2020
  • Peter Brown
    Term Expires: July 2021
  • Pat Ley 
    Term Expires: November 2017
  • Mary Ann Malcolm
    Term Expires: July 2021
  • Ed Smith
    Term Expires: August 2019
  • Wai Lee Wong
    Term Expires: August 2020
  • Rajiv Patel
    Term Expires: January 2020

Associate Member

  • Neela Shukla

Committee Overview

The membership of this Committee shall consist of a minimum of 5 members and a maximum of 8 members, including whenever feasible, professionals in the fields of landscape design and construction, environmental science, and pollution control. The Environmental and Design Protection Committee currently has 8 members. Five members are required for a quorum.
(updated: 8/10/2017)


The charges to and duties of this committee shall be to:
  • Work for the beautification of the Town and the protection of it resources
  • Assist the staff in implementation of the town landscape policy through recommendations at subdivision, site development, Planning Commission and the City Council meetings, and through review and inspection of required plantings
  • Study and make recommendations relating to landscaping and protection of public property, such as park lands, and treatment of riparian habitat and open space within the Town
  • Identify nuisance problems and sources of pollution and recommend actions for abatement
  • Prepare educational materials for residents outlining Town ordinances and enforcement with regard to landscape design and protection of the environment