General Plan Update
- General Plan Update – Summer 2014. Workshops and meetings are hosted regarding the update to encourage community input and public hearings with the Planning Commission and City Council will take place in the summer.
Climate Action Planning
- Brentwood has not yet started Climate Action Planning
- Working with ABAG to implement Energy Watch program.
- Has a Green Building section on their city website explaining the benefits of sustainable practices.
- The City produced a Water Conservation News sheet in 2012 that provides tips for conserving water.
- The City produced its Urban Water Management Plan in 2005 to conserve water.
- City provides water conservation tips on their Public Works homepage.
- Trees in Street Tree Program as well as golf courses irrigated with non-potable, recycled water.
- Renovation of Downtown Brentwood includes plans for more accessible, pedestrian-friendly sidewalks
- Alongside a General Plan update, the City is working to produce a Land Use Alternatives Report which balances economic growth, future development, and protecting open spaces.
- Started a Street Tree Program as a part of their Urban Forest Guidelines document to ensure the suitability and sustainability of trees for public planting, with an emphasis on diversity.
- Held creek cleanup event with environmental education for residents
- The Green Living Coalition seeks to further sustainable practice and green living in Brentwood.
- Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Advisory Committee sponsors events such as creek cleanups.
City of Brentwood website.
Last updated June 2014