LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Nominations are now open for the Livingston County Environmental Management Council (EMC)’s 18th annual Earth Day Award.
According to a press release from the Livingston County Planning Department, the award recognizes individuals, businesses, agencies, or organizations for outstanding achievements in preserving or improving or educating about Livingston County’s environment.
The achievements may have occurred during the previous year or may involve on-going efforts spanning a number of years. Nominees are not required to reside in Livingston County, but the actions and achievements on which the nomination is based must have occurred partially or wholly in Livingston County. Both the public and private sector may submit nominations.
2016 marks the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day.
Nomination forms will soon be available at local town and village offices, or on the Planning Department website here. Submissions will also be accepted by fax at 585-243-7566 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Until then, anyone wishing to submit a nomination can contact the Livingston County Planning Department at (585) 243-7550 or (585) 335-1734 to obtain a nomination form. Written requests for nomination forms can be directed to the Livingston County Planning Department, 6 Court Street, Room 305, Geneseo, NY 14454.
While Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, nominations must be received by the Planning Department by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2.
The Environmental Management Council meets on the fourth Wednesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) at 7 p.m. at the Livingston County Government Center, 6 Court St. Room 205.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Because some meetings are held off-site, please contact the Planning Department at 585-243-7550 or 585-335-1734 for details.