Green Projects and Energy Sustainability in Florida Local Governments. Jessica Terman, M.P.A. Ph.D. Candidate Askew School of Public Administration Presentation to Leroy Collins Institute Executive Board March 21, 2012. Presentation Outline.
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Green Projects and Energy Sustainability in Florida Local Governments
Jessica Terman, M.P.A.
Askew School of Public Administration
Presentation to Leroy Collins Institute Executive Board
March 21, 2012
What is energy sustainability? To what extent is it being done at the local level?
What are Florida local governments doing and where are they falling short?
Practices in green government
Incentivizing green industry
What are best practices for green government?
What are practices for incentivizing green industry?
What can the state do to help local governments?
The What and Why:
Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
Local Prioritization of Energy Efficiency
Green Practices in Government Facilities
Cities Engaged in Green Government Practices
Governments Using All Five Green Practices
Commonalities Among Green Practices Best Practices Cities
Green Economic Development
Cities Engaged in Green Economic Development
Green Building and Development Policy
Industry Incentives: Cities Engaged in Green Economic Development
Best Practices: Cities Using All Four Economic Development Incentives
Commonalities Among Economic Development Best Practices Cities
What is the State Doing?
2008 Florida Energy Bill
Efficient land use: Redevelopment, Mixed-use
GHG reduction: Transportation strategies
Energy conservation: Addressing conservation in planning documents
Housing design/construction standards: LEED
59% of cities reported changing their comprehensive plans in response to HB 697
What Else can the State Do?