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.


Membership                          

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

  • 4:00 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of every month
  • West Meeting Room, City Hall, 51 North Park Street, Lebanon

History

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


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Agendas, Audio, & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Audio recordings of City meetings is posted within 48 hours following the meeting date. Minutes are available following approval.

View Agendas, Audio, and Minutes 

Members

  • Clifton Below
    ChairCouncil Representative
  • Karen Hill
    Alternate Council Representative
  • Keith Davio
    Planning Board Representative
  • Jonathan Chaffee
    Regular, Citizen Representative
    Term Expires: May 2019
  • F. Woody Rothe
    Regular, Citizen Representative
    Term Expires: May 2019
  • Gregory Ames
    Regular, Citizen Representative
    Term Expires: June 2019
  • Meghan Butts
    Regular, Citizen Representative
     Term Expires: December 2019
  • Gene Homicki
    Alternate
    Term Expires: May 2020
  • Peter Beardsley
    Alternate
    Term Expires: May 2020
  • Vacant
    LHS student Representative  
  • Tad Montgomery
    City Staff Representative
    Energy & Facilities Manager

Green Lebanon

Visit the LebanonNH.gov/Energy page.