Clean City Commission

The Clean City Commission consists of seven members and two alternates appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.

The purpose of the Clean City Commission shall be to keep the City beautiful in the following ways:

  • Organize and direct volunteer efforts to keep the City beautiful.
  • Keep the Mayor and appropriate City departments informed of the maintenance and beautification needs of public property.
  • Work with all City departments including the Department of Public Works, the Department of Parks and Recreation, the School Department, the Conservation Commission, and the Waterways Board.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meeting.
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Meeting results are available, following approval.
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Events and Initiatives

2017 Annual Report

Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

Good Morning Gloucester Podcast
Sidewalk Butlers are Installed on Main Street
Coverage on Grant Award by the Gloucester Daily Times

Plastic Bag and Polystyrene Legislation 

Frequently Asked Questions for Shoppers
West Parish Students seek alternative to Styrofoam lunch trays
Text of plastic bag ordinance, in effect 1/1/2019
Coverage of polystyrene ordinance
Coverage of plastic bag ordinance

Clean Harbor Initiative, with the Cape Ann Maritime Partnership 

An ’Awesome Gloucester’ Winning Idea!
Commotion for the Ocean Fundraiser on 7/1/17

Storm Drain SmART 

City Hopes Local Art Will Bring a Cleaner Ocean

Community-Wide Clean Ups

Coverage of the 2018 Great Gloucester Clean Up
Press for The Great Gloucester Clean Up
Additional Press for The Great Gloucester Clean Up