Operational Sustainability Planning
The Conservation Commission is assisting the City Council in meeting a 2012 Council Goal of developing a sustainability plan for City operations. Conservation Commission members worked with City Staff to develop an operating framework, benchmarking within major categories, major targets of achievement by category and methodology for performance measurement and reporting.
The Council approved Plan Framework document can be found HERE
Background work by the Commission on this topic can be found at: www.ashland.or.us/sustainabilityreport
The Conservation Commission has for many years been involved with the Public Works Dept and its water conservation efforts. With the recent adoption of both rainwater harvesting and graywater use regulations by the State of Oregon, the Commission held an educational outreach event targeted on understanding the regulations and process involved in constructing your own graywater system.
For more information on this recently completed and very successful event, please go to www.ashland.or.us/graywater