Resolutions Proclamations

In September 2006, the City Council formally expressed support for the Kyoto Protocol by Resolution No. 1129 and joined ICLEI by Resolution No. 1130.

In April 2008, the City Council resolved to establish a sustainable building policy with Resolution No. 1168, and to become a member city of Cascade Agenda with Resolution No. 1169.

The Mayor proclaimed October 4, 2006 as "Change a Light Day" in Edmonds to encourage citizens to switch to energy-efficient light bulbs in their homes.

The Mayor proclaimed April 14 - 22, 2007 as "Earth Week in Edmonds" in conjunction with Step it Up National Day of Climate Change and the 37th anniversary of Earth Day.

The Mayor proclaimed March 29, 2008 from 8 to 9 p.m. as "Earth Hour in Edmonds" and encouraged citizens to turn off their lights to conserve energy.

The Mayor proclaimed March 28, 2009 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. as "Earth Hour in Edmonds" and encouraged citizen to turn off their lights to significantly reduce energy consumption.

Climate Committee

The Mayors' Climate Protection Committee meets the first Thursday of the month from 8:45 - 10 am in the Fourtner Room ~ 3rd Floor of Edmonds City Hall, 121 5th Avenue North.(Meetings subject to change... please contact Carolyn LaFave for meeting schedule.) (Currently, due to COVID-19, meetings are being held virutally via zoom from 8:30 - 9:30 am. For agenda

Mayor's office contacts

Mayor Mike Nelson [email protected]

Carolyn LaFave, Executive Assistant to the Mayor
[email protected]

Phone: 425.771.0247
Fax: 425.771.0252

Committee members


  • Lisa Conley
  • Nives Dolšak
  • Lisa Herb
  • Dawna Lahti
  • Hank Landau
  • Jenna Nand
  • Cynthia Pruitt
  • Terese Richmond
  • David Schaefer
  • Zen Wolfang
  • Laura Johnson ~ Council Rep

City Staff:

  • Rob Chave
  • Shane Hope
  • Kernen Lien