Mayor: Andrew Conlon
The City of Manningham is committed to preserving the natural environment and assisting residents live more sustainably through programs such as Environment Seminars, Nature Walks and an EnviroYouth Alliance. A priority for the Council is maintaining the Green Wedge and providing Land Management Grants to support land stewardship, pest control and ecological improvements, and naturally have become a member of the Global Covenant of Mayors.
The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is an international alliance of cities with a shared long-term vision of promoting voluntary action to combat climate change and transition to low-emission and resilient societies. The Global Covenant now includes over 9,130 cities from 120 countries, representing over 775 million people and 10.55% of the total global population, and is the largest global network of councils leading action on climate change.