The City of Wichita is committed to creating a more sustainable future for our community.
We are moving toward this goal by consistently learning about, creating and adopting more sustainable processes internally, as well as by implementing shifts in the way we approach public services and outreach. These steps are intended to advance the City's overall environmental impact and to improve the quality of life for residents.
Learn more about the efforts each City department is developing to ensure a more vibrant and sustainable Wichita for future generations.
If you have further questions or input about the City of Wichita's sustainability efforts, please
email Nina Rasmussen, Environmental Quality Specialist.
You can also join the
Sustainability Integration Board listserv for updates and meeting notices.
Sustainability Integration Board meeting schedule:
All meetings occur at Advanced Learning Library 2nd floor boardroom and
Zoom unless otherwise noted
- January 25, 2023 - 6:15pm
- February 22, 2023 - 6:15pm (1st floor conference room A)
- March 22, 2023 - 6:15pm (1st floor conference room A)
- April 26, 2023 - 6:15pm
- May 24, 2023 - 6:15pm
- June 28, 2023 - 6:15pm
- July 26, 2023 - 6:15pm
- August 23, 2023 - 6:15pm
- September 27, 2023 - 6:15pm
- October 25, 2023 - 6:15pm
- November 15, 2023 - 6:15pm
- December 13, 2023 - 6:15pm
Sustainability Integration Board Committees
The Sustainability Integration Board operates multiple committees to focus in on specific areas of sustainability and resiliency.
Community Outreach & Education
This committee aims to increase education and awareness of climate issues and the importance of creating resilient communities. They form relationships with local organizations, develop education strategies, and are guided by the priorities set forth from the other committees.
Economic Development works with community stakeholders to promote sustainability actions while also ensuring economic vitality within our community. They will work to develop partnerships with businesses, utilities, and regulatory authorities.
Energy Efficiency & Renewables
This committee seeks to reduce energy burdens, while advocating for enhanced energy codes, renewable implementation and bolstered efficiency in the built environment.
Green Space assesses priorities related to recreational spaces and natural habitat in the Wichita community. They also focus on enhancing canopy and reducing urban heat.
Transportation looks at improving mobility options for all, including bicycle and pedestrian safety, improved traffic signals, and increased incentives for electric vehicles.