Score Sheet With Tab Sccores. Wpd

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Score Sheet With Tab Sccores. Wpd

  1. 1. How “green” is your community? Score sheet On a scale of 1 to 6 - with 6 being best, our community............ May 2009 Score Current Score 1. Encourages developm ent within or near the existing “built-up” area or close to public 4.07 transportation? 2. Encourages developm ent that is served by existing rather than new water and waster water 4.51 facilities? 3. Encourages developm ent in areas having no or lim ited endangered or other ecological im pacts? 3.98 4. Encourages developm ent that conserves water quality, natural hydrology, habitat - water bodies 4.27 and wetlands? 5. Encourages developm ent that seeks to preserve irreplaceable prim e agriculture and unique 2.98 farm hand? 6. Encourages developm ent that seeks to preserve open space - forested and other habitat 4.31 conservation lands? 7. Encourages redevelopm ent opportunities even if the site is com plicated by environm ental 3.73 contam ination? 8. Encourages developm ent that seeks to reduce automobile vehicle use in favor of alternative 3.87 transportation - walking, biking and m ass transit? 9. Encourages housing developm ent in close proxim ity to em ploym ent opportunities to reduce the 3.24 num ber and length of vehicle journey-to-work trips? 10. Encouragers location of schools to facilitate physical activity - walking to and from school? 3.51
  2. 2. 11. Discourages developm ent of steep slope topography to m inim ize storm water erosion by preserving steep slope vegetation? 4.24 12. Encourages use of conservation design principles in new developm ent that seeks to 4.02 preserve open space to protect native habitat, wetlands and water features? 13. Encourages inter connection of existing and new developm ent to prom ote sidewalk, pathway and 4.69 street connectedness? 14. Encourages higher density developm ent to prom ote m ass transportation efficiency and greater 3.18 walkability/ 15. Encourages developm ent that intersperses owner and renter occupied housing available to a 3.11 wide range of household incomes? 16. Encourages developm ent that orientates parking away for street frontages to increase pedestrian use 3.16 of street frontages? 17. Encourages use of m ass transit? 2.60 18. Has a plan for direct and safe pedestrian partway connections to local destinations, 3.87 neighborhood centers and other regional com m unities? 19. Has to provide a variety of open spaces and recreational facilities close to resident work and 4.13 hom e locations? 20. Encourages comm unity participation in project planning by individuals m ost likely to be directly 4.47 im pacted by the project? 21. Encourages comm unity -based local food production prom oting direct access to fresh foods 2.96 while reducing long-distance food transport? 22. Has requirem ents that lim it construction activity pollution such as soil erosion, waterway 4.16 sedim entation and airborne dust generation?
  3. 3. 23. Encourages energy efficiency and use of “green” 3.51 building products for new construction? 24. Encourages low-im pact landscaping techniques and “rain gardens” to reduce landscaping irrigations 3.33 supporting water conservation and ground water recharge? 25. Encourages adaptive reuse of historic and other buildings including reuse of scavenged building 3.33 m aterials when possible? 26. Encou4rahes building designs that reduce “heat islands” that can effect the m icro clim ate 2.42 surrounding the building? 27. Discourages light pollution by lim iting light- trespass and am ount of light produced by 3.71 luminaries? 28. Maintains a com prehensive plan describing the goals for future developm ent of our com m unity? 4.40 29. Provides a m echanism to educate the residents of the com m unity of the goals to “green” the 3.76 com m unity? 30. Encourages com m unity participation in events promoting the “greening’ of the com m unity? 3.71 Overall Score 3.71 Results will be posted on http://greencitydevelopment.blogspot.com/

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