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Sustainability Advisory Group 

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

2020 Meeting Dates
January 8, 2020
February 12, 2020
March 11, 2020
April 15, 2020
May 13, 2020
June 3, 2020
July 8, 2020
September 9, 2020
October 14, 2020
November 18, 2020

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 
Chris Wren
Erik Anderson, Student Representative through June 2021
Noah Fahn, Student Representative through June 2021
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 Sustainability Advisory Group, at 847.926.1004 or by

Information about the former Natural Resources Commission can be found here