Improving Valparaiso's Environment
Recommendations suggested by the Environmental Stewardship Council include:
  • Developing a comprehensive city energy policy
  • Developing a strategy to reduce our dependency on traditional gasoline and diesel fuel-powered vehicles within the city's operations and in the community
  • Facilitating the adoption of renewable energy sources
  • Forming an Energy Commission
  • Requiring energy awareness to be a priority for all city employees
  • Supporting community and business projects and developing partnerships that promote energy fitness in the community
  • Using energy-efficient building guidelines for existing buildings and new or renovated buildings
Final Report
View the summary of findings and recommendations, the council's final report submitted to the mayor.