Environmental Affairs Board (EAB)

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Meetings

  • 1st Wednesday of each month
  • 6 p.m.
  • City Hall
    101 City Hall Plaza
    Committee Room, 2nd Floor
    Durham, NC 27701

Next Meeting

Wednesday, May 5th, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please click the link below to join the meeting:

https://zoom.us/j/96136186162

Environmental Affairs Board Meeting Dates for 2021 

January 6, 2021
February 3, 2021
March 3, 2021
April 7, 2021
May 5, 2021
June 2, 2021
July 14, 2021*
August 4, 2021
September 1, 2021
October 6, 2021
November 3, 2021
December 1, 2021
*The July meeting will be held on the second Wednesday of the month.

Agendas & Minutes

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

About the Board

The City of Durham and Durham County jointly established the Environmental Affairs Board (EAB) in 1991, in recognition of the importance of local cooperation on environmental issues. The EAB is an advisory board of appointed residents to provide the City and County with expert and comprehensive advice on various environmental matters. It also facilitates communication between the public and local government leaders. The EAB considers topics such as: 

  • Watershed protection
  • Air quality
  • Energy conservation
  • Waste reduction
  • Environmental education
  • Global climate change
  • Natural resource protection

Membership

Members serve without compensation and must live within the jurisdiction that appoints them. Applicants must be current on City and County taxes. Twelve members are appointed based on their expertise in certain environmental areas and three members a “at-large.” The areas represented by EAB members and the appointing body are:

  • Biological sciences (City)
  • Energy (City)
  • Law (City)
  • Solid and hazardous waste (City)
  • Water resources (City)
  • Air resources (County)
  • Public health (County)
  • Engineering (County)
  • Public policy (County)
  • Education and/or Communications (County)
  • Land Resources (Soil and Water Conservation Board of Supervisors)
  • Environmental justice and equity (City)
  • At-Large (City)
  • At-Large (County)
  • At-Large (County)

View Membership Roster

Quick Links

General Services Sustainability & Energy Management Website

Durham County Sustainability Office