Sustainability News for Connellsville
Big Announcements from City Hall:
City to Participate in Sustainability Assessment:
At the November Connellsville City Council Meeting to be held November 27, 2013 at City Hall. Council Brad Geyer will make a resolution for the city’s participation in the Sustainable Community Essentials Certification Program. The Southwestern Pennsylvania Sustainable Community Essentials Certification is intended to bring recognition to municipalities in the region that are distinguished in applying the policy and practice of sustainability as their way of operating in order to advance community prosperity. It also will serve as a mechanism for sharing best practices for creating a more sustainable southwestern Pennsylvania.
City to have Energy Efficiency Assessment conducted:
The city has given ABM the OK to closely monitor and asses energy used at city facilities and our street lights. Their assessment will determine strategies the city can use to reduce both energy use and costs. This is great news and show citizens that the city government is being frugal with our resources.