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2009 Green Clerks Presentation Short Version


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Presentation on Sustainable Development and Green Technology to the International Municipal Clerk Association - Short version of presentation

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2009 Green Clerks Presentation Short Version

  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> </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. 13. More Info at