Conservation Advisory Council

Regular meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m., in the Third Floor Conference Room of City Hall, 108 E. Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Please Note: You should check the meeting agenda a few days before the meeting to ensure it is still scheduled to take place and no changes to the meeting time/location have been made.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent Agenda | View Available Minutes

Overview & Duties
 The Conservation Advisory Council provides input, assistance, comments and recommendations regarding environmental assessments and environmental impact statements for projects being undertaken in the City.  They advise Common Council on matters affecting the preservation, development and use of the natural and physical features and conditions of the city insofar as beauty, quality, ecologic integrity and other environmental factors are concerned and, in the case of human activities and developments, with regard to any major threats posed to environmental quality, so as to enhance the long-range value of the environment to the people of the city.

More information about the Conservation Advisory Council

  • Jesse Hill, Chair 
    Term expires: December 31, 2016
  • Noah Demarest
     Term expires: December 31, 2016
  • Maureen J. Bolton
     Term expires: December 31, 2017
  • Matthew Yarrow
      Term expires:  December 31, 2017
  • Vacancy
     Term expires: December 31, 2018

  • Vacancy
     Term expires: December 31, 2019
  • Vacancy
     Term expires: December 31, 2019
  • Michael Culotta 
    Term expires: December 31, 2019
  • Thomas J. Shelley
     Term expires: December 31, 2019
  • Claudia Jenkins, Board of Public Works Liaison
  • George McGonigal, Common Council Liaison