Cuyahoga County Council considers legislation to partner with Emerald Cities

March 22, 2012

On Friday, March 23, at 1 pm, Shanelle Smith of Emerald Cities presents to members of the council’s Environment and Sustainability Committee a plan for Cuyahoga County to retrofit public buildings to make them more energy efficient. She is speaking in favor of Resolution No. R2012-0041, which was introduced on March 13 to the full council and referred to the committee.

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Summary of the resolution before County Council

Resolution No. R2012-0041: A Resolution supporting and collaborating with Emerald Cities Cleveland/Cuyahoga County to create a clean energy economy in Cuyahoga County by developing community workforce opportunities, enhancing environmentally sustainable practices and assisting Cuyahoga County and its political subdivisions to meet the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge to make municipal buildings and facilities 20% more energy efficient by 2020.

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