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Clearwater Greenprint Plan to be unveiled at public hearing
Clearwater Greenprint Plan to be unveiled at public hearing

Clearwater, Fla. -- The City of Clearwater continues taking steps to create a community that has more housing and transportation choices, is closer to jobs, shops and schools, is more energy independent, and helps protect clean air and water.

The final draft of the Clearwater Greenprint plan, "A Framework for a Competitive, Vibrant, Green Future," is complete and will be presented at a public hearing on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. at the City Council meeting in City Hall.

Public comment will be taken, and residents are encouraged to speak on the topic.

"The city is taking a leadership role in promoting sustainable environmental practices that are critical to the economic development future and long-term financial stability of our community," says Michael Delk, Director of the Planning & Development Department. "We all have a shared responsibility to be environmental stewards and champions in promoting sound practices to reduce energy use and costs to the community and future generations."

Clearwater Greenprint is a community vision and framework for involvement including short and long-term strategies and actions that can be implemented by residents, businesses, the industrial sector, and governments to increase energy efficiency and conservation, reduce energy costs for residents and businesses, reduce pollution, and improve the health and quality of life for residents.

The draft version of the entire plan is available online at www.myclearwater.com/greenprint. To learn more, call Lauren Matzke at (727) 562-4547.

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