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Belchertown Energy Committee

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Mission Statement

The Belchertown Energy Committee is established for the purpose of developing and recommending sound energy policies for the Town. The Committee shall:
  • Develop and administer programs relating to energy conservation, increased energy efficiency, and develop alternative and/or renewable energy resources;

  • Develop local energy data and information management capabilities to aid energy planning and decision-making;

  • Promote the development of sound local energy education programs;

  • With the approval of the Town, apply for, receive, expend, represent and act on behalf of the Town connection with federal grants, grant programs or reimbursements, or private grants;

  • Advise, assist, and cooperate with state, regional, and federal agencies in developing appropriate programs and policies relating to energy planning and regulation;

  • Keep accurate records of its meetings and actions and shall file an annual report which shall be printed in the Town’s Annual Town Report.

The Commission will consist of no fewer than five and no more than nine members appointed by the Board of Selectmen. The Director of the Department of Public Works and the Director of the Schools Buildings and Grounds (or their designees) shall be de-facto members of the Commission

Approved by the Board of Selectmen: April 21, 2009

Mission Statement
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