Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee

Purpose / Charge 

The Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee (LEAC) was established by the City Council and issued the following charge: To identify opportunities and make recommendations to the City Council with regard to reducing energy use, increasing energy efficiency, exploring alternative energy usage and reducing pollution, to the environmental and fiscal benefit of the City. Charge modified on February 18, 2009 to include: To promote energy conservation measures for city residents and businesses, thereby cutting greenhouse gas emissions and reducing energy costs for taxpayers.

Membership                          

Four Citizen members appointed by the Council for two year terms. One Council representative and one alternate Council representative, one Planning Board representative, one Lebanon High School Student representative, two alternate citizen members. Terms will be for two years.

Meeting Time and Place

View the City Meeting Calendar for the most current information regarding meeting times and schedules.

Subcommittees

The Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee oversees the following subcommittees which meet on an as needed basis. Agendas, minutes, and media for these subcommittees can be located in in the Agenda Center.

  • Electric Vehicle Subcommittee
  • Municipal Aggregation Subcommittee
  • Solar Subcommittee

History

On July 18, 2007, Council established charge and membership of committee. Nine members (two Council Representatives, one Planning Board Representative, one Lebanon High School student Representative, one Thayer Engineering School Faculty member or student, and four at-large Citizen Representatives).  

Membership amended on February 18, 2009 to include three alternate citizen members.

Membership amended again on July 7, 2010 to consist of three at-large citizen representatives, two alternate citizen representatives, one Council representative and one alternate Council representative, one LHS Student representative and one Planning Board representative.

On September 21, 2017, the Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee established a Subcommittee to work on aggregation projects, initiatives and assignments as the need arises.

Lebanon Energy Plan

The long-term vision for Lebanon's energy future is to increase energy savings for residents, businesses, and municipal functions, to ensure a robust and stable energy economy, and to reduce the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions that result from a fossil fuel-dependent economy.

The purpose of the Energy Plan is to develop near-term outcomes, strategies, and actions that lay a strong foundation for Lebanon's energy future, for the fiscal and environmental benefit and security of the City and its taxpayers.

View Chapter 13: Energy of the Lebanon Master Plan


  1. Lebanon named 2021 Municipal Energy Champion

    On April 23rd, the City of Lebanon was named the 2021 NH Energy Week Municipal Energy Champion. Assistant Mayor Clifton Below accepted the award on behalf of the City and gave a brief overview of our accomplishments thus far and the work yet to be done. Learn more.
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Agendas, Minutes, and Media

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Media recordings of City meetings are posted within 48 hours following the meeting date. Minutes are posted following approval. View Agendas, Audio, and Minutes.

Contact Information

To contact the Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee, please use our
Boards and Committees Contact Form

Members

  • Clifton Below
    ChairCouncil Representative
  • Devin Wilkie
    Alternate Council Representative
  • Joan Monroe
    Planning Board Representative
  • Jonathan Chaffee
    Regular, Citizen Representative
    Term Expires: August 2023
  • F. Woody Rothe
    Regular, Citizen Representative
    Term Expires: July 2021
  • Gregory Ames
    Regular, Citizen Representative
    Term Expires: August 2021
  • Meghan Butts
    Regular, Citizen Representative
     Term Expires: January 2022
  • Gene Homicki
    Alternate
    Term Expires: August 2022
  • Vacant
    Alternate
  • Vacant
    LHS Student Representative  
  • Everett Hammond
    City Staff Representative
    Assistant Public Works Director