City Council Reverses Position and Votes to Retain Part Time Sustainability Coordinator Position

In last night’s Rockland City Council Budget Review Meeting, the Council voted to retain the sustainability coordinator position in a 3-2 vote. The part time position was eliminated from the proposed 2023 city budget, but Councilor Nathan Davis advocated for retaining it in a budget review meeting last week. At that time, the position’s elimination […]

City Council Declines to Retain Sustainability Coordinator Position in a Straw Poll Vote

Last night during the Budget Review Meeting, Councilor Nathan Davis proposed, as RESAC had advised, retaining the sustainability coordinator position in the 2023 budget. In a straw poll vote, both Councilors Davis and Sarah Austin voted to retain the position. Councilors Louise Maclellan-Ruf and Nicole Kalloch, along with Mayor Ed Glaser, voted against retaining the […]

RESAC Advises City Council to Retain the Sustainability Coordinator Position in the 2023 Budget

The following was presented during public comment during the 9 May City Council Meeting. Below the public comment are some specific examples we’ve discussed regarding staffing the sustainability coordinator position. Today (16 May 2022), City Council will discuss the proposed elimination of the position during the Budget Review Meeting at 5:30 pm at City Hall […]

Rockland Receives Energy Award and Schedules Community Energy Forum for September 26

Rockland Receives Energy Award and Schedules Community Energy Forum for September 26

On August 24, the City of Rockland was named the winner of the Efficiency Maine Trust’s 2018 Philip C. Hastings Award. The Hastings Award is presented each year to an individual or organization that typifies the spirit of the late Phil Hastings, the Founding Director of Efficiency Maine. To honor his memory, the Philip C. […]