Ad-Hoc Committees

What is an Ad-Hoc Committee?



Ad-hoc committees are advisory groups comprised of subject matter experts and other interested residents that the Village Board formally invites by way of resolution to engage in research and discussion focused on producing written recommendations for the Village Board surrounding a particular community interest.

Such committees generally receive a time-bound charge with specified deliverables; their work is important in helping to shape regulations and to inform new program development. Unlike standing citizen boards and commissions, an ad-hoc committee is automatically disbanded upon completion of its charge, or once the committee’s specified expiration date has passed without Village Board extension.

  1. Ad-Hoc Committee on Communications

    The intent of this committee is to support the successful launch of the Village's new website and communications platform for a period of one year until October 13, 2017.

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  2. Ad-Hoc Committee on Food Scrap Recycling

    On November 9, 2016, the Village Board authorized the creation of a food scrap composting program. The Village further authorized the creation of an Ad-Hoc Oversight committee to monitor the program and conduct public outreach for a period of 18 months from November 9, 2016

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  3. Ad-Hoc Committee on LED Streetlights

    The Scarsdale Board of Trustees has established an Ad Hoc LED Committee to research Light Emitting Diode (LED) street lights in order to improve lighting, reduce Village costs for electricity and maintenance, and conserve energy. This Committee will fulfill its duty upon completion of their 3rd charge.

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