A 32-member team of Frederick County government employees produced this action plan adopted unanimously (5-0) by the Board of County Commissioners on August 26, 2010. The plan aims to integrate sustainable practices into county operations and decision-making processes.
The plan addresses 7 areas:
Leading by example
Conserving energy and reducing emissions
Implementing green building practices
Making green purchasing decisions
Protecting green infrastructures
Recycling and reducing waste
Choosing transportation alternatives
Quarterly reports on the Sustainable Action Plan are provided to the County Manager by the Sustainability Director. Annual reports are provided to the Frederick County Sustainability Commission, which then forwards a recommendation to accompany the presentation to the Frederick Board of County Commissioners.
Sustainable Action Team members represent: