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Sustainability Advisory Group 

City Hall 
1707 St. Johns Ave.
Highland Park, IL 60035

2019 Meeting Dates
February 13, 2019
March 13, 2019
April 10, 2019
May 8, 2019
June 5, 2019
July 10, 2019
September 11, 2019
October 16, 2019
November 13, 2019

Agendas and Minutes


Stuart Wagenius - Chair
Kelly Nichols - Vice Chair
Elizabeth Falzone
Jay Futterman
Michelle Kramer
Daniel M. LaCosse
Jennifer Meyer

Tatiana H. Papakos
Brent William Ross 
Eli Wurster, Student Representative through June 2020
Kim Stone, City Council Liaison 
Karl Burhop, Community Development Representative
Rob Sabo, Staff Liaison 



The Sustainability Advisory Group has the following duties and responsibilities: 

  • Provides advisory recommendations on matters related to the preservation, enhancement, management and protection of the City's environment and natural resources;
  • Provides advisory recommendations pertaining to education, outreach, and communications regarding preservation and enhancement of the City's environment and natural resources;
  • Provides advisory recommendations regarding proposed amendments and variations to environmental and natural resources-related policies, regulations, ordinances, and plans;
  • Provides advisory recommendations regarding updates to the City’s Sustainability Plan; and 
  • Performs all tasks and fulfill all responsibilities assigned to the “Lakefront Commission” and the “Natural Resources Commission” pursuant to the various provisions of the City Code until such time that the City Code is amended to remove any reference to “Lakefront Commission” and “Natural Resources Commission”.
For more information, please contact Rob Sabo, staff liaison to the Natural Resources Advisory Group, at 847.926.1004 or by

Information about the former Natural Resources Commission can be found here