Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Mayor's "Proposal for Greener Charlottesville" calls for UTC increase from 32% to 40%; Charlottesville, VA; 4/24/09

Dave Norris calls for a “Greener Charlottesville” Charlottesville Tomorrow News Center - Charlottesville,VA,USA
Norris’ proposal includes recommendations to:
Increase the City’s tree canopy from 32% to 40% or more through public and private efforts.
Encourage construction of green roofs by facilitating their construction through incentive programs, technical assistance and support.
Convert “rivers and seas of barren asphalt” into landscaped green streets and green parking lots, and install more pocket parks and community gardens.
Purchase and preserve green space and new park land while enhancing existing parks by planting more native species.

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