Sustainable Norcross Commission

Meetings (All meetings are Open to the Public)

  • Meetings are held at City Hall on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm, unless modified due to holidays or scheduling conflicts.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Agendas & Minutes


Seven member board with two-year terms. To contact the board, you may send an email to
 Member Term Expiration 
 Bob Evely, Chair January 4, 2023 
Bea Grossman
      December 1, 2021
Laura Hernandez March 4, 2022
Linda DeMaris January 4, 2023
Susan Bell January 4, 2023
 Jackie Morgan April 5, 2022
 Colin Steuterman April 5, 2022

The Sustainable Norcross Commission is a seven-member citizen panel appointed by the City Council. Our purpose is to:
  • Advise Mayor and Council on environmental sustainability matters
  • Assist the city in maintaining platinum certification in the ARC Green Communities program
  • Educate and inspire Norcross residents and businesses to be leaders in sustainability
  • Develop and implement new sustainability innovations in our community 

What We Do as a Sustainability Commission:

Sustainability refers to "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."*

Our initiative focuses on the areas of:

  • Green Building
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Green Power
  • Water Use Reduction and Efficiency
  • Trees and greenspace
  • Transportation and air quality
  • Recycling and waste reduction
  • Land use
  • Education
  • Innovation
  • Volunteerism

The commission assists the City in achieving and maintaining certification in the Green Communities program of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) as described on the ARC website.

*Source: Our Common Future, report of the United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development (or Brundtland Commission), 1987.


Decisions and actions of a sustainable community have a positive impact on people, planet, and profit. Together, we can imagine Norcross as a sustainable community. Volunteer with others in activities and initiatives that are "preserving our future by living smarter today." Visit “Volunteer Opportunities” under the Sustainable Norcross tab.

Norcross Sustainability Plan - Strategic Plan
The plan commits Norcross to increasing accountability towards goals of Healthy People, Healthy Places, and Healthy Economy provides a roadmap by identifying the current status of conditions, where available, and identifies nationallyrecommended outcome metrics for tracking progress over time. At least five major initiatives are underway in Norcross, which will establish new baselines for the community around green space and tree canopy, housing affordability, active recreational opportunities, parks accessibility and acreage, and educational assets. These in addition to the many actions captured in this plan, set Norcross on a steady path towards an enhanced quality of life for all residents.  

Norcross Sustainability Plan - English
Plan de Sostenibilidad Norcross - Espanol

Norcross Sustainability Plan Brochure - English
Plan de Sostenibilidad Norcross Brochure - Espanol

Norcross is now a Bee City!
On September 4, 2018, Mayor and Council passed a resolution to become a certified Bee City USA affiliate, committing to take actionable steps in creating a pollinator-friendly environment. Learn more here.