Public Works
Staff Liasion
Jacques DeBra, Utilities Manager
Phone Number
(530) 757-5686
Meeting Times
The fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. No meeting in August or December.
Meeting Place
Community Chambers, 23 Russell Boulevard
Number of Members
7 Regular members
1 Alternative member
1 Inter-Commission Liaison (non-voting) from the Planning Commission
1 City Council Liaison

The City of Davis Natural Resources Commission is one of the city's commissions that assist the City Council. The commission is charged with "advising the City Council on the preservation, management and enhancement of the city's natural resources", including water conservation, air pollution, waste management, recycling and promoting the use of renewable sources of energy.


They are the folks who tried to have a Wood Burning Ban enacted. They are also supporting the effort to Ban Plastic Bags.


The commission meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Chambers at 23 Russell Boulevard.

Current Commission Members

  • Dean Newberry - Chair
  • Eugene Wilson - Vice Chair
  • William Shapiro
  • Jill Baty
  • Clifton McFarland
  • Alan Pryor
  • Vacant
  • Steven Westhoff - Alternate
  • Vacant - Planning Commission Liaison

Past Commission Members

  • Jennifer Holoman – Vice Chair
  • Charles Ehrlich
  • Doug Fetterly
  • Brook Gale
  • Adrienne Kandel
  • Kristopher Kordana - Planning Commission Liaison
  • Mark Lubell - Alternate
  • Dean Newberry
  • Stephen Souza - Council Liaison


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