Conservation Advisory Board

About the Conservation Advisory Board

The Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) reviews proposals or applications resulting in the use or development of any open space identified in the approved Town of Grand Island Open Space Plan. Recommendations that reasonably achieve the goal of maintaining, improving or otherwise enhancing the environmental quality of Grand Island are provided to the Town Board for consideration.

The CAB also serves as a consultant to the Town Board on environmental matters.

Nine members are appointed to five-year terms expiring on December 31st of the year indicated.

The Board meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.*
1st Floor Conference Room at Town Hall.

Past Presentations:

Emerald Ash Borer Seminar- See video.

The Town of Grand Island Conservation Advisory Board has published a Riparian Zone flyer called "Don't Lose Your Edge", to inform residents of the best way to protect their property, that abuts a water source. See flyer. See Island Dispatch Story.

Contact Info

Members of the Conservation Advisory Board

  • Jeffrey Green, Chair - 2020
  • Suzanne Tomkins, Vice Chair  - 2020
  • Diane Evans, Secretary - 2019
  • Sam Akinbami - 2019
  • Edward Standora  - 2020
  • Alice Gerard - 2018
  • Robert Wynne - 2021
  • Paul Yaeger - 2021
  • Mike Madigan - Town Board Liaison

For more information please email