RESOURCES: How are you creating these climate action plans?

The three-city, two-year grant to fund the creation of the climate actions plans is happening through a public planning process. We’ll keep you up to date below by posting resources from past community events, news on upcoming forums and other relevant resources. If you’d like to let us know about a related event or share a useful study or report, email Valerie at valerie@suburbsalliance.org.

How are residents making their cities greener, leaner and greater?

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  1. Ypsilanti Climate Action Plan Presented to City Council July 17

    In the attached zip file, please find the version of the Ypsilanti Climate Action Plan that will be presented to the Ypsilanti City Council at their regular meeting on July 17, 2012.

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    • Ypsilanti Climate Action Plan Presented to Planning Commission June 20

      On June 20, the Ypsilanti Climate Action Plan was presented to the Ypsilanti Planning Commission. Attached, please find the Plan that the Commission has recommended for adoption by the Ypsilanti City Council. You can also find a presentation that explores the process to create the plan, some of the community-driven strategies and steps toward implementation at this link: http://bit.ly/Mm7PtQ

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      • Ypsilanti Climate Action Plan: May 10 Draft

        We have an official draft of the Ypsilanti Climate Action Plan! It's attached for your review. Note that this draft is current as of May 10, and changes are being made internally right up until a final draft is approved by Ypsilanti City Council.

        We're looking for your opinions on this plan, and how we can make it the best possible option for Ypsilanti right now. Submit your comments using this form: http://bit.ly/KO6MDp

        Don't forget to join us in person on June 20, where you'll be able to tell us and the Planning Commission what you think of the plan…

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        • Promotional Materials: Ypsilanti Community Meeting June 20

          On Wednesday, June 20, from 6:00-7:00 pm, you're invited to give public comment in advance of the Planning Commission's formal review of the Ypsilanti Climate Action Plan. At their regular meeting from 7:00-9:00 pm, the Planning Commission will review the plan, and there will be a small period for public comment.

          Below, download a flyer with more info. You can find a picture file here: http://bit.ly/Js1rT8 Share it with your neighbors and friends!

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          • Promotional Materials: Ypsilanti Community Meeting May 16

            You're invited to join us on Wednesday, May 16, for a first look at the official Ypsilanti climate action plan. We'll formally present the first draft of the plan to the Planning Commission at their regular meeting from 7:00-9:00 pm in City Council Chambers.

            We'll upload the draft plan here for you to review once it's complete.

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            • Ypsilanti Community Meeting 3, April 9, 2012

              Meeting materials attached, including meeting agenda, presentation on the project status, a preliminary evaluation of the strategies proposed by the community and meeting notes.

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              • Promotional Materials: Ypsilanti Community Meeting April 9

                Our next community forum is Monday, April 9, 7:00-8:30 pm, at SPARK East, and you're invited! At this meeting, we'll present our suggestions for what should actually go into the plan and ask you to help prioritize the strategies we've collected so far.

                Please RSVP at this link: http://bit.ly/GVY1xj, and help us spread the word by inviting friends and circulating the attached flyer (also on Flickr at http://bit.ly/Hp7Rij).

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                • Ypsilanti Community Meeting Notes

                  The Ypsilanti climate plan team held two smaller community meetings at the request of local stakeholders. The first was in conjunction with Eastern Michigan University's Activism and Education Conference, and the second was a joint meeting of the College Heights and Normal Park Neighborhood Associations. Notes from both sessions are attached.

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                  • Ypsilanti Community Meeting 2, January 19

                    Resources attached, including a presentation on Ypsilanti's greenhouse gas emissions, an overview of some of the proposed emissions reductions ideas and meeting notes.

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