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First Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m.


3-6-2023 Agenda

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Staff contact 

Sarah Gardner

Board Members

Term: 09/15/2020 - 12/31/2023, Benjamin Grimm

Term 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023, Matt Krieger

Term: 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023, Matthew Walter

Term: 01/01/2022 - 12/31/2024, John Fraser

Term: 01/01/2022 - 12/31/2024, Gabriel Sturdevant

Term: 01/01/2022 - 12/31/2024, Michal Eynon-Lynch

Term: 01/01/2023 - 12/31/2025  Elizabeth Fitzsimmons

Term: 01/01/2023 - 12/31/2025 Jamie Gade

Term: 01/01/2023 - 12/31/2025 Michelle Sillman

MidAmerican  Representative, Jesse Leckband

U of I Representative, Brinda Shetty


Contact staff

Number of members 

Eleven members consisting of nine at-large members appointed by City Council, one MidAmerican  representative, one University of Iowa representative. Whereas, residents of Iowa City should be given preference, but members are not required to have Iowa City Residency. 

Appointed by 

City Council


Three year term expiring on December 31.


The Climate Action Commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council to advise, research, analyze, promote and with approval, implement initiatives that support the city’s climate and sustainability goals, including the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan and any related or updated plan hereafter.

Additional Resources

Climate Action Commission By-Laws

Equity & Co-Benefits Sheet

Climate Action Plan & Reports

To view the adopted Climate Action & Adaptation Plan, Accelerated Actions Report, and a bi-monthly progress update, please visit the the Climate Action & Outreach webpage.


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