2009 Green Clerks Presentation

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  • 1. How Green is Your Municipality?
    • International Institute of
    • Municipal Clerks
  • 2. “ Green” Plays In Peoria Public Private Partnership
  • 3. Sustainable Development
    • "Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.“
    • United Nations
  • 4.
    • "We pledge to transmit this city not only not less, but far greater and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us."
    • Oath written by Pericles. 
    • 594 to 404 B.C.
  • 5. "Leave your campground better than you found it."  
    • Scouting Principle
  • 6. City Created
    • Commission on Sustainable
    • Development and Green
    • Technology
    • Lead us to “Green”
    • http://peoria.blog.com/
  • 7. Our Program
    • Promote more efficient buildings
    • Use passive solar orientation of buildings
    • Encourage solar and wind energy systems
    • Use recycled material in buildings
    • Recycle building material waste
  • 8.
    • Encourage rain harvesting & irrigation
    • Support the use of natural landscaping
    • Employ green roofs
    • Improve staff knowledge of “green”
    • Support long lived buildings
  • 9.
    • Encourage transit use
    • Support walk to work programs
    • Encourage mixed use development
    • Redevelop older communities
    • Permit Live / Work Space development
  • 10.
    • Support natural open space and parks
    • Design wetlands, drainage systems, retention and bio swales into parks
    • Use natural drainage where feasible
    • Require street trees
    • Encourage geothermal energy
  • 11. Specific Projects
  • 12. Eagle View Build the Block Redevelop Heart of Peoria Riverfront Redevelopment Sustainable Technology Park
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  • 16. Older City Needs Some TLC
  • 17. Build The BLOCK !!!
  • 18. Warehouse District
  • 19. WAREHOUSE TO RENOVATE AT 800 WASHINGTON STREET
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  • 27. Create a Great Neighborhood
    • Per the Heart of Peoria Plan
    • Improve our Riverfront
  • 28. Green Edge Plan New park land along River from downtown to Grand View Drive Slow road along River New Housing to pay for road
  • 29. Make River’s Edge More Natural
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    • Help revitalize the city.
    • Create quality mixed use development.
    • Develop an attractive scenic drive.
    • Create quality new parkland.
    • Improve the safety and usability of Riverfront Park.
    • Provide housing opportunities in a park like atmosphere.
    Area North of I-74 Examples of Homes (housing opportunities)
  • 32. CONCEPT PLAN Development would utilize about 100’ of land adjacent to railroad. Scenic overlook drive running the length of the development. Three access points; Irving Street, Morton Street & Spring Street.
    • Soil dredged from the river would create new parkland.
    • Development will assist in the resolution of combined sewer overflow issues.
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  • 34. Islands
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  • 39. Technology Park Guidelines
    • “ Green” sustainable infrastructure
    • Solar and wind energy supported
    • Green tech industries incented
    • High Quality aesthetics developed
    • Wetlands preserved & enhanced 
    • Parks and bikepaths constructed
  • 40. Wind Energy
  • 41. More Info athttp://peoria.blog.com/