Implement Climate Smart Land Use
Develop a Natural Resources inventory (NRI). The NRI is a document that inventories the natural resources of an area, both physical (e.g., geology) and biological (e.g., forests), and provides a foundation for municipal land-use and conservation planning. It helps communities update municipal plans, develop ordinances or overlay zones, and review development projects. The Kent Conservation …
Members of the task force will complete the Government Operations Greenhouse Gas Inventory during 2021. This is a first step towards planning strategies to improve efficiency and reduce energy costs.
Build a climate smart community
Climate Smart Resolution passed by the Kent Town Board in October 2019 CSC Coordinator : Town Board Member Chris Ruthven, appointed February 2021 Participate in national or regional climate smart program – The Town is working towards designation as a NYSERDA Clean Energy Community. Some of the actions required for this program are closely related to …