Spread the word! Small businesses and sole proprietors can purchase discounted zero-emission lawn mowers, blowers and more through funding from the CARB’s Clean Off-Road Equipment (CORE). There are $27 million of voucher funds available, but funding will go fast.
Help us advocate for Natural Grass vs. Plastic Grass for 5 Glendale sports fields (7 acres) at Glendale City Council on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 6pm
Sustainability and Parks Commissioners will hear a “triple bottom line” Life Cycle Analysis from Citadel EHS, which was commissioned by the City of Glendale after the Parks Commission voted 3 to 2 in favor of natural grass alternatives for Glendale sports fields in 2021.
Your support is needed for the Verdugo Wash Project! Call in to support at Council next Tuesday AND take the survey to give your input.
This week at City Council: GWP’s Appeal of Planning Commission’s denial of Conditional Use Permit and Special Recreation Review regarding a proposed SCHOLL BIOGAS PROJECT, Traffic Signal Modifications, and Emergency ordinance extension of ordinance prohibiting issuance of entitlements and/or permits for hotels.
This week at City Council: Submission of a Cal Fire grant for 500 Trees for South Glendale, rejection of single bid received for 12K line upgrades and reissue of bid, purchase of two used CNG trash trucks and consideration of 10 month extension on the moratorium on issuance of entitlements or permits for new hotel construction.
This week at City Council, Edible Food Recovery Services contract, Feasibility of Dog Parks, Senate Bill 9 and Preservation & Reuse of Rockhaven Sanitarium.
This week at City Council: GWP Grayson Repowering Item -RFP for Unit 9 Separation and Demolition & Site Improvements; $45K Artificial Turf & Natural Grass Lifecycle Analysis contract; Adoption of Disposable Foodware Accessories Ordinance; Urban Forestry Report including staff recommendations for action and requests for funding based upon previous council direction to find ways to strategically increase, water and tend Glendale’s Urban Tree Canopy.
These projects will benefit the entire Glendale Community and leave the City of Glendale in a better position to both mitigate the effects of climate change and reduce our impacts.
Measure S Budget Study Session outcomes include the inclusion of several sustainability related projects.
This week in view: Eco Items at the Sustainability Commission, GWP Commission, Glendale City Council
This week at City Council: SB 1383, Fireworks and Report on Glendale’s Urban Forest
Congratulations to Glendale’s Parks Department for the certification of eight of our parks to Certified Green Zones! Learn about programs that can help you make the switch from gas to electric landscape equipment too!
The City of Glendale has launched a website to promote the Verdugo Wash Project and collect feedback for the Verdugo Wash Visioning study. We hope that GEC members will explore the website to learn a bit more about this exciting project and then TAKE THE SURVEY to offer your input!
This act would add more than 191,000 acres to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. GEC thanks Congressman Schiff for his determination to preserve and protect open space in Southern California for future generations!