2009 Green Clerks Presentation

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2009 Green Clerks Presentation

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

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