General Plan Update
- The City Council last updated the General Plan in 2003. It included elements on the sustainable use of water and energy and vehicle efficiency.
- An Environmental Impact Report was also created in 2003 along with the General Plan.
Climate Action Planning
- Antioch approved their Community Climate Action Plan in May 2011. The CCAP has strategies for the community as a whole.
- Antioch approved their Municipal Climate Action Plan in May 2011. The MCAP has strategies for the City’s Municipal operations.
- Antioch maintains a Climate Action website.
- Community-wide GHG inventory completed in collaboration with ICLEI.
- Held community workshops to involve community in Climate Action Planning process.
- Current ICLEI member. Expires December 31st 2012.
- Completed a large-scale LED streetlight and city building retrofit project, expected to save taxpayers more than $500,000 annually in energy costs and reduce the city’s greenhouse gas emissions by about 20 percent.
- Antioch is hosting a number of composting workshops in 2012 put on by Contra Costa County Waste Reduction and Recycling.
- Reduced the amount of material sent to landfill every year for the past 5 years
- City is diverting 45% of landfill materials through recycling, reuse, and waste prevention programs.
- In 2010 Antioch passed the Urban Water Management Plan for more efficient water use. It requires a range of Best Management Practices and conservation strategies be implemented.
- Developed a recycled water project for landscape irrigation of schools, golf courses, and parks.
- Antioch’s publishes their National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program to inform the public.
- Member of the Tri-Delta Transit with Brentwood, Martinez, and Pittsburg and encourage a Park-and-Ride to BART.
- Working for extended BART transit to reach Antioch, also with the Water Transit Authority for a ferry service to San Francisco.
- There are currently no projects in Open Space management
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