The Sarasota City Commission committed to 100% renewable energy city-wide by 2045 and for city buildings and operations by 2030. The City spent the last year facilitating planning and feedback meetings to discuss strategies to reach this goal. Check out the Roadmap to 100 report from year one of planning.
The official resolution contains more detail and the definition of renewable, zero emission energy used in this planning process.
The next community meeting will be in January 2019 and details will be posted here as the date gets closer.
The presentations and resources from the first four meetings are posted below.
December 20, 2017: Meeting 1: Project Kick Off - Reviewing Data and Identifying Strategies
State policy overview document distributed at the meeting- this document summarizes policies that impact local renewable energy options
February 21, 2018 : Meeting 2: Evaluating Strategies
April 18, 2018: Meeting 3: Prioritizing Strategies & Discuss Implementation Plan
June 20, 2018: Meeting 4: Receive Feedback on Draft & Celebrate
REVIEWED DRAFT REPORT and facilitated small group feedback.
If you'd like to learn more or have city staff come talk to your group about the Ready for 100 effort, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 941-926-6686.