Studies & Reports

Feasibility Assessment and Recommendations on the Development and Implementation of a Building Deconstruction Program or Ordinance in Brookline

 On May 19th 2022 The following memorandum presented MAPC’s research findings and recommendations. 

Collins Center Report regarding Sustainability Released   

On August 24, 2020, Town Administrator Mel Kleckner released a cover memo and Organizational Assessment of Sustainability Functions report by the Collins Center.

Letter to Park and Recreation Commission / Synthetic Turf
In its October 23, 2017 letter (PDF), the Committee summarized research on the environmental impact of synthetic turf compared with natural grass for the Commission's consideration as it plans improvement for the Cypress Street Playground.

Net Zero New School Subcommittee: Interim Report to Board of Selectmen
Chair Werner Lohe reviewed the subcommittee's recommendations in an interim report (PDF) presented to the Board of Selectmen.

Addendum to Report to Town Meeting 2017 - Roll Out of Brookline Green Electricity
After a competitive bidding process, the Town selected Dynegy as the community's electricity supplier. Read the full report to Town Meeting (PDF). Visit the Brookline Green Webpage for more resources.

SBCAC Report to Town Meeting: Encouraging Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Download practical recommendations (PDF) for encouraging installation of EVSE on major impact projects. Submitted to Spring Town Meeting 2017.

SBCAC Recommendations to Spring Town Meeting 2017
SCAC supports resolutions to continue Brookline's commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement (Warrant Article 20 (PDF)) and to communicate energy efficiency priorities in pursuing Zero Energy Building objectives for the ninth elementary school and the Brookline High School expansion (Warrant Article 21 (PDF)).