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File #: AM No. 20-125   
Type: New Business Status: Passed
File created: 8/10/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Adoption of the Environmental Sustainability Action Plan
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo No. 20-125, 2. Attachment A: Plan
TO: Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Executive
Maxine Whattam
425-556-2310
Public Works
Dave Juarez
425-556-2733

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Executive
Jenny Lybeck
Sustainability Program Manager
Public Works
Amanda Balzer
Science and Data Analytics Supervisor


TITLE:
title
Adoption of the Environmental Sustainability Action Plan

OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
Staff seeks Council's approval and adoption of the Environmental Sustainability Action Plan.

The Environmental Sustainability Action Plan (Attachment A) creates a 30-year roadmap for Redmond's environmental sustainability work. It was developed through robust stakeholder engagement and builds on the 2014 Climate Action Implementation Plan and Environmental Initiative of the Community Strategic Plan. The Plan also aligns with the updated King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C) Letter of Joint Commitments signed by the Mayor on May 19, 2020.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:
* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Community Strategic Plan, Climate Action Implementation Plan
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
During the September 8, 2020, Committee of the Whole meeting, Council authorized staff to return with the final document for Council consideration.
* Other Key Facts:
N/A



OUTCOMES:
As a 30-year planning document, the City of Redmond's Environmental Sustainability Action Plan outlines more than 165 actions that will be necessary to meet its sustainability goals and work towards carbon neutrality. The actions are identified as near-term (years 1-5), mid-term (years 5-10), and long-term (10+ years) and will be phased in over time. The Plan is organized across six focus areas:
1. Transportation and land use
2. Building and energy
3. Materials management and waste
4. Climate change and resilience
5. Natural systems...

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