The City of Glendale’s Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with American Green Zone Alliance, will present a free event from 8 am to 12 pm on Thursday, February 23 behind Glendale City Hall, for independent gardeners and landscape companies to learn about the new CORE voucher incentives to buy electric landscaping equipment and test out equipment!
This week at the Sustainability Commission: Introduction of Commissioner Cole Bazemore, Creative Paving Solutions, Drive-Through Bans, Sustainability Commission Work Plans
This week at the Sustainability Commission: Land Acknowledgement; Reach Codes – Building Electrification, Photovoltaic (PV), and Electric Vehicles (EV); Greywater Corps Presentation
This week at the Sustainability Commission: Introduction of 2 Student Ex Officio Members, Motion to recommend the adoption of an Environmentally Preferred Purchasing Policy
This week at the Sustainability Commission: Selection of 2 Student Ex Officio Members, Organics Recycling Update, Verdugo Wash Visioning Update, Building Electrification and Reach Code Project Update, Climate Action & Adaptation Plan Update
This week at City Council: Flashing beacons (Pedestrian Plan component), Transformative Climate Communities Grant Program, Public Works Purchase of Electric Street Sweeper, Tweaks/Minor Amendments to Downtown Specific Plan
Glendale City Council votes unanimously to move forward with Glendale joining the Race to Zero campaign. Council members raise various subjects including increasing EV charging in Glendale, potential city support for a state-wide ban on gas-powered landscaping equipment, and a potential ordinance to prevent excessive light pollution.
Glendale’s Sustainability Office is seeking students to serve on the Sustainability Commission. Application deadline is 5/14 at 5:00pm
Establishing the Glendale Sustainability Commission City staff are looking at how to set up a new Sustainability Commission for Glendale, after Councilmember Dan Brotman made the proposal and it was seconded at City Council. The staff report will be presented at the August 25 Council meeting. GEC is concurrently doing its own research so it can make recommendations for robust…
Now Hiring! Glendale’s first Sustainability Officer! GEC thanks the Glendale City Council and City Staff for supporting this new position. In order to be effective, it is our hope that all city contracts and agreements go through an environmental review before execution. It is our further hope that the office have the authority to set goals to which the individual city departments will…