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Staunton Green 2020<br />Presentation to <br />City Council Work Session<br />
Why Staunton Green 2020?<br />Vision<br />Bringing the Green economy and sustainable living to every Queen City resident.<...
Why Staunton Green 2020?<br />Mission <br />We assist the city of Staunton and its residents in reducing carbon emissions ...
Why now?<br />Jobs<br />Taxpayer Savings<br />Municipal Savings<br />Tourist Destination<br />Preserve our Historic Charac...
Our Recommendation: Create a Green Economy Commission <br />Conduct a baseline emissions study<br />Recommend plan for 20%...
Can we do this?Yes! Indeed! Definitely!<br />ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability<br />$600.00 / year<br />Altavist...
Support<br />Our regional municipal neighbors<br />Legislation signed by Governor Kaine<br />SB1212 (Green energy incentiv...
Elements of a plan<br />Energy Efficiency (CFL’s; T8’s)<br />Weatherization (jobs/savings)<br />Tree planting<br />Green r...
Staunton Green 2020<br />Steering Committee:<br />Gena Adams<br />Bruce Dorries<br />Steve Grande<br />Katie McCaskey<br /...
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Staunton Green2020 City Council 9 July09

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Presentation presented to Staunton City Council on vote to establish a Green Task Force/Commission (9 July 2009).

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Staunton Green2020 City Council 9 July09

  1. 1. Staunton Green 2020<br />Presentation to <br />City Council Work Session<br />
  2. 2. Why Staunton Green 2020?<br />Vision<br />Bringing the Green economy and sustainable living to every Queen City resident.<br /> <br />Solar installation: Bayview, WI<br />
  3. 3. Why Staunton Green 2020?<br />Mission <br />We assist the city of Staunton and its residents in reducing carbon emissions by 20% and increasing renewable energy sources by 20% by 2020. <br />
  4. 4. Why now?<br />Jobs<br />Taxpayer Savings<br />Municipal Savings<br />Tourist Destination<br />Preserve our Historic Character<br />Become a Leader in VA<br />
  5. 5. Our Recommendation: Create a Green Economy Commission <br />Conduct a baseline emissions study<br />Recommend plan for 20% reduction in energy use and 20% increase in renewables<br />Charlottesville City Hall Green Roof<br />
  6. 6. Can we do this?Yes! Indeed! Definitely!<br />ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability<br />$600.00 / year<br />Altavista, VA to Atlanta, GA<br />New York, London, Chicago have done it<br />Charlottesville has done it<br />Local talent<br />
  7. 7. Support<br />Our regional municipal neighbors<br />Legislation signed by Governor Kaine<br />SB1212 (Green energy incentives)<br />SB1248 (electricity consumption reduction) and <br />HB 1828 (green roofs)<br />Federal Legislation<br />Stimulus $$<br />ACES (American Clean Energy and Security Act) <br />Our residents<br />
  8. 8. Elements of a plan<br />Energy Efficiency (CFL’s; T8’s)<br />Weatherization (jobs/savings)<br />Tree planting<br />Green roofs<br />LED traffic and street lights <br />Pedestrian friendly development<br />Increase bio-fuels/fleet<br />Composting/Waste reduction<br />Geo-thermal power<br />Betsy Bell Hill<br />
  9. 9. Staunton Green 2020<br />Steering Committee:<br />Gena Adams<br />Bruce Dorries<br />Steve Grande<br />Katie McCaskey<br />Chris Schooley<br />Brian Wiedemann<br />Email: stauntongreen@gmail.org<br />Web: www.stauntongreen2020.org<br />

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