The Institute for Local Government and the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative awarded Redlands with two Beacon Awards.
"The city’s achievements were recognized as a part of its participation in the sustainability recognition program, the Beacon Award: Local Leadership toward Solving Climate Change," according to a press release announcing the awards by the Institute for Local Government*.
Redlands received the following on September 20 at the 2013 League of California Cities Annual Conference in Sacramento:
- Silver Spotlight Award for Agency Electricity Savings (5 percent savings, 2004-2012)
- Silver Spotlight Award for Sustainability Best Practice Activities
“We appreciate the recognition from the institute for Local Government,” said City Council Member Jon Harrison, a longtime advocate for sustainability goals and policies. “As residents and business owners in Redlands we are all very proud of the steady progress we are making towards being a more sustainable community.”
*The Institute for Local Government is the nonprofit research and education affiliate of the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties. Visit www.ca-ilg.org for more information.