Environmental Advisory Council

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The Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) consists of seven volunteers appointed by the Tredyffrin Board of Supervisors. Members of the Environmental Advisory Council, who serve three-year staggered terms, are dedicated to promoting environmental initiatives in the Township. They are joined by one Township liaison each from the Parks and Recreation Board and the Planning Commission.  A Tredyffrin Township Engineer and a Township Supervisor attend meetings and participate in EAC discussions, as well. 

The Environmental Advisory Council works at the direction of the Tredyffrin Township Board of Supervisors and as an extension of Township staff to research environmental issues and funding sources; to advise Township staff and supervisors; to undertake or sponsor environmental education; to partner with Township residents, outside agencies, and organizations with similar interests; and to coordinate environmental projects.  

Strategic Plan

  • Watersheds: Promote stream health in the Township’s seven watersheds by addressing such issues as water quality and quantity, stormwater management, watershed restoration and protection, and community involvement.  Efforts include the implementation and management of both tree and live-stake planting, installation of riparian buffers, and creation of rain gardens.
  • Educational Initiatives: Publicize the Township's environmental and educational initiatives, which include the benefits of planting trees and live stakes to improve stormwater control, use of riparian buffers, such as tall grasses and shrubs, and the preservation of bird habitat.
  • Environmental Initiatives: Research and promote environmental initiatives to protect natural resources and improve the quality of life in Tredyffrin.

Environmental Advisory Council

Members
Mary Westervelt, Chair
Doug Anestad
Priyanka Kapadia
Thomas Szwech
Rutger Boerema
Signe Hansen
Amber Levy
 
Kevin O'Nell - Board of Supervisors Co-Liaison
Julie Gosse - Board of Supervisors Co-Liaison
Victoria Snyder - Planning Commission Liaison
Erin McPherson - Staff Liaison

Meeting Minutes

Contact the EAC via email.

Environmental Advisory Council Pages

Links

For more information on Tredyffrin's park, recreation and open spaces go to our Park and Recreation page.

EventDate/TimeAgendaMinutes
02/14/2017 7:00 PM Agenda:2017 EAC Agenda 021417 Minutes:2017 Feb 14 EAC Meeting Minutes
12/13/2016 7:00 PM Not IncludedMinutes:2016-Dec 13-minutes
10/11/2016 7:00 PM Not IncludedMinutes:2016 EAC Meeting Minutes 101116
09/13/2016 7:00 PM Not IncludedMinutes:2016 EAC Meeting Minutes 091316
06/14/2016 7:00 PM Not IncludedMinutes:EAC Meeting Minutes 061416
04/12/2016 7:00 PM Not IncludedMinutes:EAC Meeting Minutes 041216
03/08/2016 7:00 PM Not IncludedMinutes:EAC Meeting Minutes 030816
12/08/2015 7:00 PM Not IncludedMinutes:EAC Meeting Minutes 120815
09/08/2015 7:00 PM Not IncludedNot Included
06/09/2015 7:00 PM Not IncludedMinutes:EAC Meeting Minutes 060915
03/10/2015 7:00 PM Agenda:TREDYFFRIN TOWNSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL 31015 Agenda (2) Minutes:EAC Meeting Minutes 031015
12/09/2014 7:00 PM Not IncludedNot Included
09/09/2014 7:00 PM Not IncludedNot Included
06/10/2014 7:00 PM Not IncludedNot Included
03/11/2014 7:00 PM Not IncludedNot Included
01/22/2014 7:00 PM Agenda:EAC-2014-01-22-Agenda Not Included
12/10/2013 7:00 PM Agenda:2013 Not Included
09/28/2013 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Not IncludedNot Included
09/10/2013 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Agenda:2013 Minutes:EAC-2013-09-10-Minutes
06/11/2013 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Agenda:EAC-2013-06-11 Minutes:June 6, 2013
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