Sustainability Plan Update - August 2020

Thank you for your continued engagement in the Sustainability Plan development. During the August 11 Council Study Session, Redmond staff presented the results and feedback from the Online Open House and proposed changes to the Plan as a result of community feedback. Key updates to the Plan include:

  • Increasing the Plan’s carbon reduction target from 80% reduction by 2050 to an aspirational carbon neutrality by 2050
  • The addition of multiple actions to increase emphasis on land use planning opportunities
  • The addition of an action to support climate equity work during implementation

The full list of changes and key materials covered during the August 11 Study Session can be found below:

  • August 11, 2020 Staff Memo (download here)
  • August 11, 2020 Study Session Presentation (download here)
  • Public Comments and Proposed Changes (download here)

Next Steps

  • September 8, 2PW Committee of the Whole: Bring the updated final Sustainability Plan to Council
  • September 15, Regular Business Meeting: Council to consider adoption of the final Environmental Sustainability Action Plan
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