The Sustainable Maryland Certified Program requires that participating municipalities establish a local Green Team as the first step in establishing a community sustainability program. Green Teams leverage the skills, expertise and life experiences of team members to develop policies and plans, implement programs and assist with educational opportunities that support the creation of a sustainable community.
The Bowie Green Team is responsible for the creation, implementation, and yearly revision o a plan in accordance with the Sustainable Maryland Certified Program to provide leadership to the residents, governments, schools, businesses, churches and civic organizations of Bowie on projects to improve the economic, environmental, and social sustainability of our community.
A. The Bowie Green Team will establish a course for creating a sustainable path for the City, educate the City and community members further about sustainable activities and develop initiatives supporting sustainable local government practices.
B. The Bowie Green Team will provide leadership which will seek community-based sustainable solutions to strengthen our community.
C. The Bowie Green Team will strive to develop policies and plans, implement programs and assist with educational opportunities that support the creation of a sustainable community.
Per Council Resolution R-47-12, the Bowie Green Team shall consist of twenty 29 members, 12 of which shall be voting members and shall be referred to as the Green Team Executive Committee, while the remaining membership of the Green Team shall be nonvoting members. The Bowie Green Team meets on the third Mondays of the month, except during the month of August.
To stay up to date on the Green Team's activities, subscribe to the quarterly Green Bowie e-newsletter.