The Green Building Commission is accepting nominations and applications for deserving development projects that wish to compete for the award in Green Building Excellence. Any interested party may nominate a development project within the City (new construction or significant rehabilitation) that has successfully implemented best practices in sustainable design and construction. Applications are due by the close of business Friday, January 7th, 2011.
The intent of the award program is to recognize projects that best demonstrate green building practices and to foster greater interest and adoption of green building practices community wide.
The award criteria used to determine excellence in green building will be the internationally recognized Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification process. Program categories to be considered are:
Commercial/public /industrial/not for profit (does not include City... [more]
Community City Code Enforcement Office, again this year, is giving away smoke detectors. Thanks to Lowes for their generous donation of smoke detectors, we will be able to continue this very important program for another year. To qualify you must live within the corporate City limits, own your own home, and not be able to afford a smoke detector.
If you cannot install the free smoke detector yourself, or do not have someone that can install the smoke detector, the Code Enforcement Office will have a Code Enforcement Officer install one. You may pick up the smoke detector at City Hall.