The Waste Reduction Advisory Committee is appointed by City Council to promote waste reduction and zero waste awareness and programs in Lafayette. The committee reviews and recommends waste reduction programs to the City Council and promotes a variety of zero waste programs throughout the city aimed at reducing waste through conservation awareness, conscious consumption and community solutions aimed at sustainability.
The seven members serve four-year terms. There are two alternate positions.
Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Lafayette Library.
Desired Qualifications or Interests
Successful candidates should have a genuine interest in waste reduction, zero waste and consumer impact on the environment. Professional experience is not required.
Resident of Lafayette for at least 12 months (prior to appointment)
Attend scheduled meetings
May be required to attend other meetings or volunteer at special events to promote work of the committee.
About the Process
The City of Lafayette posts candidate applications (with personal information redacted) online after the deadline for a position has passed. Full applications and supplemental documents (such as resumes) are available from the City Clerk according to the Colorado Open Records Act. View redacted applications for recently closed positions (as available)