Green Building Task Force

Creation of the Commission: 
The City Council first discussed forming a committee on November 5, 2019 and agreed to form a Green Building Task Force on December 10, 2019. The purpose of the Task Force is to work with city staff and the council liaison to make program component recommendations of a green building program. 

Purpose & Responsibilities: 
The Council identified the effort to develop Green Building policies as a top priority to implement the Comprehensive Plan. The changes are intended to encourage an increased use of sustainable materials and environmentally efficient design elements. Green buildings are designed to reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human health and the natural environment by efficiently using energy, water and other resources.

The City of Bainbridge Island is seeking nine (9) qualified people to serve on the Green Building Task Force, a newly formed committee designed by the City Council.

Applicants should have demonstrated experience in the application of green building codes in areas such as: design sector; material and component manufacturing and supply; construction sector; research sector; green roof industry sector; renewable energy industry sector; energy efficiency industry sector; and water quality/capture requirements.

Task Force members will be appointed by the City Council and will serve six months.

Applications are due by 4:00 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020. Interviews will be held in February. Apply here.

Council Liaison: Joe Deets and Michael Pollock

Stay Informed: Monthly updates will be provided to City Council at their first meeting of the month, starting on January 7, 2020. To view their discussion and materials provided, click here.

Meetings: TBD

Staff Contact: 
Heather Wright, Planning Director
(206) 780-3754