Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee
Purpose / Charge
The Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee (LEAC) was established by the City Council and issued the following charge: To identify opportunities and make recommendations to the City Council with regard to reducing energy use, increasing energy efficiency, exploring alternative energy usage and reducing pollution, to the environmental and fiscal benefit of the City. Charge modified on February 18, 2009 to include: To promote energy conservation measures for city residents and businesses, thereby cutting greenhouse gas emissions and reducing energy costs for taxpayers.
Four Citizen members appointed by the Council for two year terms. One Council representative and one alternate Council representative, one Planning Board representative, one Lebanon High School Student representative, two alternate citizen members. Terms will be for two years.
Meeting Time and Place
View the City Meeting Calendar for the most current information regarding meeting times and schedules.
The Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee oversees the following subcommittees which meet on an as needed basis. Agendas, minutes, and media for these subcommittees can be located in in the Agenda Center.
- Electric Vehicle Subcommittee
- Municipal Aggregation Subcommittee
- Solar Subcommittee
On July 18, 2007, Council established charge and membership of committee. Nine members (two Council Representatives, one Planning Board Representative, one Lebanon High School student Representative, one Thayer Engineering School Faculty member or student, and four at-large Citizen Representatives).
Membership amended on February 18, 2009 to include three alternate citizen members.
Membership amended again on July 7, 2010 to consist of three at-large citizen representatives, two alternate citizen representatives, one Council representative and one alternate Council representative, one LHS Student representative and one Planning Board representative.
On September 21, 2017, the Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee established a Subcommittee to work on aggregation projects, initiatives and assignments as the need arises.
Lebanon Energy Plan
The long-term vision for Lebanon's energy future is to increase energy savings for residents, businesses, and municipal functions, to ensure a robust and stable energy economy, and to reduce the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions that result from a fossil fuel-dependent economy.
The purpose of the Energy Plan is to develop near-term outcomes, strategies, and actions that lay a strong foundation for Lebanon's energy future, for the fiscal and environmental benefit and security of the City and its taxpayers.
View Chapter 13: Energy of the Lebanon Master Plan
The Lebanon Solid Waste and Recycling Facility is excited to announce a significant step towards a greener and more sustainable future for our community. Plastic film and bag recycling is now being accepted, and textiles recycling is here to stay! View Complete Details.
Agendas, Minutes, and Media
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Media recordings of City meetings are posted within 48 hours following the meeting date. Minutes are posted following approval. View Agendas, Audio, and Minutes.
To contact the Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee, please use our
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- Jonathan Chaffee, Vice-Chair
Term Expires: August 2025
- F. Woody Rothe, Regular, Citizen Representative
Term Expires: October 2025
- Sherry Boschert, Regular, Citizen Representative
Term Expires: March 2024
- James Mashal, Regular, Citizen Representative
Term Expires: July 2025
- Henry Bromberg, Alternate
Term Expires: November 2025
- Meghan Butts, Alternate
Term Expires: March 2024
- Vacant, Regular, Citizen Representative
- Vacant, Planning Board Representative
- Clifton Below, Council Representative
- Devin Wilkie, Alternate Council Representative
- Tad Montgomery, City Staff Representative
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