Manhattan Beach’s Environmental Sustainability Division strives to create a healthy, sustainable, and resilient city while furthering the City’s long history of environmental leadership, policy, and stewardship, both as a community and as a city government.

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Mayor Howorth's Town Hall on the Environment

Mayor Amy Howorth is holding a Town Hall on the Environment titled, "Leading the Scene & Keeping it Green" on August 14, 2018. She will address the City's new sustainability initiatives, rebates and incentives to green your home, and volunteer opportunities with local non-profits. There will also be an expert community panel, kid eco-art activities, refreshments, and more! Click here for more information. The first 50 people will receive a free reusable straw and utensil set!

What: Mayor Howorth's Town Hall, Leading the Scene & Keeping it Green

Where: Joslyn Community Center, 1601 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach

When: Tuesday, August 14th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 2018-2020 Environmental Work Plan

To view a presentation and discussion of the city's current 2018-2020 environmental work plan, view Item 8 here. January 31, 2018 at 6 PM in Council Chambers, the City held an Environmental Study Session with Council and the public. This meeting kicked-off the formation of a new Sustainability Task Force as well as the Environmental Work Plan projects and policies.

2018 Sustainability Task Force

The City of Manhattan Beach is launching the City's Sustainability Task Force in 2018, initiating meetings on April 20 during Earth Month. The Task Force is composed of a diverse cross-section of Manhattan Beach’s community from business, scientific, nonprofit, environmental, and education fields with professional experience or demonstrated expertise in sustainability topics. Sustainability Task Force members provide technical expertise and original research and analysis to help form initiatives and policy recommendations to the City Council regarding environmental sustainability issues. The purpose of this working task force is assist the City in:

  • Developing long-term Sustainability Goals
  • Sharing technical skills and lessons learned from previous environmental and sustainability pursuits
  • Contributing to the development of policies and programs related to a variety of topics including: climate action and energy, low-impact development and sustainable building, smart water management, and climate adaptation and resiliency.

Please direct questions to the City's Environmental Sustainability Division: Dana Murray, Environmental Manager, 1400 Highland Ave. Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 at 310-802-5508.

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