The Los Alamos County Resiliency, Energy and Sustainability (LARES) Task Force is seeking Letters of Interest to appoint a community member.
The Task Force is an advisory body to the County Council. Its purpose is to recommend ways for the County, as a whole, including government, businesses, and residents, to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions and advance other sustainable practices in the face of climate change, as stated in its charter, adopted by County Council on January 26, 2021.
Letters of Interest may be submitted by any Los Alamos County resident. Letters should be one or two pages and explain the applicant’s background, qualifications, and why the resident believes they would be a valuable contributor to the Task Force. Youth membership is encouraged.
To learn more about the LARES Task Force Charter visit the LARES Task Force website and view Charter:https://www.losalamosnm.us/government/departments/public_works/environmental_services_division/resiliency_energy___sustainability_task_force
The Task Force will sunset February 1, 2022, with its final report and recommendations going to Council at the end of its term. This is a working Task Force, with five working subcommittees and can expect to spend time in meetings of the main task force on a regular basis, along with subcommittee work or other assigned work outside of committee meetings to achieve the work plan set forth in the Charter.
Email Letters of Interest to: Angelica.Gurule@lacnm.us no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 16, 2021.
The appointment of the LARES Task Force member will be made at the County Council meeting on August 31st. Individuals do not need to be present to be considered, but are welcome to attend the meeting.
To watch the on-demand video of the January 26, 2021 Council meeting on the formation of the LARES Task Force, click here: http://losalamos.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=2196