Environmental Commission


The purpose and responsibility of the Environmental Commission is:

  • To address issues that affect the City's natural resources
  • To advocate the benefits and necessity of Chanhassen's natural resources
  • To bring a comprehensive perspective to environmental issues
  • To provide environmental education to the public
  • To provide the residents of Chanhassen with opportunities to improve the quality of their environment


  • 6:00 pm
  • Second Wednesday of every month (no meeting in August)
  • Fountain Conference Room at city hall - tentative
  • 2021 MEETINGS WILL BE VIRTUAL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  Please contact staff for participation information.

Agendas & Minutes

View current and past Environmental Commission agendas and minutes.


  • Kristen Fulkerson, Chair
  • Greg Hawks, Vice Chair
  • Jeff Harken
  • Bill Chappell
  • Markus Fischer
  • Leslie Elhadi
  • Scot Lacek

Current Issues


Urban Forestry

Stormwater Management

  • Minimizing toxins
  • Keeping streets, curbs, gutters, and driveways free of leaves
  • Tar-based sealant advisory
  • Community Water Quality Hotline: (952) 227-1351

Water Quality

Water Conservation