Sustainability Commission

March 18, 2020 Sustainability Commission Meeting Canceled

The Sustainability Commission Meeting on March 18 and all committee meetings are suspended to slow the spread of COVID-19. You can find specific updates on meetings, events, programs and facilities on this website:

General updates from the City regarding COVID-19 are available on this website:

Sustainability Commission  

The Sustainability Commission was created in March 2007, (by Ordinance No. 20379), following a recommendation from the mayor’s Sustainable Business Initiative task force. 

The commission focuses on all three aspects of sustainability:

  1. Social equity
  2. Environmental health
  3. Economic prosperity

Mission Statement

The Sustainability Commission works to create a healthy community now and in the future by proposing measurable solutions to pressing environmental, social and economic concerns to the City of Eugene, its partners and its people. 

There are a total of 13 commissioners. See the current commissioner roster for information about the appointments and terms.


The commission acts as a policy advisory body to the Council and City Manager in the initiation or development of programs that will create or enhance sustainable practices within the community. The commission advises on policy matters related to:

  • Sustainable practices
  • Businesses that produce sustainable products and services
  • City building design and infrastructure
  • Related issues that directly affect sustainability efforts considered by the City Council

Additional Information

Learn about other boards and commissions.

Contact Us

  1. Office of Sustainability

    125 East 8th Ave.
    2nd Floor
    Eugene, OR 97401
    Ph: 541-682-5649