CECAP ADVISORY GROUPS
Environment and Sustainability Council Committee (ENVS)
ENVS was established by Mayor Eric Johnson as the first-ever environmental committee comprised of Dallas City Councilmembers, with the tasks of: (1) ensuring the Dallas is a global climate leader; and (2) creating and implementing the City’s Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan.
Environment and Sustainability Task Force (EAS-TF)
EAS-TF resulted from City Council Resolution #20- 688 adopting the CECAP, that includes a requirement for “the City Manager identify and convene an Environment and Sustainability Advisory Committee, under guidelines established by the City Manager, comprised of professionals and community members to advise on environment, sustainability, and CECAP implementation.” This interim advisory taskforce is comprised of 15 community members.
EAS-TF meetings are conducted monthly. and can be found on the Calendar.
*Public comments are accepted in writing up to 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.
Leading Environmental Actions Forward (LEAF)
The Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability (OEQS) established an internal CECAP implementation coordination group with key departments, with roles in implementing various actions and goals within the CECAP. The group was formed to facilitate a collaborative implementation, and coordination with other related ancillary efforts. The LEAF members serve as subject matter experts to aid in the implementation of CECAP action items, facilitate communication between the OEQS-CECAP team and other city departments, and assist in collecting related performance measures from their respective areas of the plan.
Regional Integration of Sustainability Efforts (RISE) Coalition
RISE is a collaboration of North Texas governmental and quasi-governmental organizations working together to reduce harmful emissions, share best practices, lessons learned and resources to support collaboration on regional sustainability and environmental initiatives.