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The Green Team

Putting the environment first!

Since January 2009, the projects that have been accomplished include:

  • becoming a GreenStep City
  • installing motion sensors lights
  • rain barrel program
  • organic recycling at the Depotorganic recycling in City buildings
  • reducing junk mail
  • document scanning (which saves on the cost of paper and storage of documents)
  • installing a new, more efficient HVAC system in City Hall
  • putting environmentally friendly information on the website
  • creating a green brochure
  • creating an internal green newsletter
  • trail clean-up
  • storm sewer stenciling
  • set-back thermostats in buildings when it is not in use
  • holding educational events with neighborhood associations
  • purchasing “green” items
  • hosting holiday lights recycling
  • paperless packets for City Council
  • creating an Earth Day event

Other projects that the City is working on include:

  • paying bills online

Questions on the Green Team and other ways that the City is going green? Contact at 952-548-6302.



  • Executive Secretary