Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Dunwoody Candidate Forum on Sustainability - Tuesday 6:30 at Peachtree Charter Middle School

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
6:00 pm (6 - 6:45 Meet & Greet, 6:45 - 9 Forum)
Peachtree Charter Middle School
4664 North Peachtree Road

Moderated by
The Honorable Stacey Hydrick
Judge, State Court of DeKalb County
Belinda Pedroso
President, League of Women Voters DeKalb
Peter Cox
Editor, Dunwoody Patch (with live internet video & audio streaming to be recorded and available for on-demand viewing)
This is an opportunity for you to hear from the candidates for Mayor and City Council and their positions on such topics as:

• Economic Development, Clean/Green Technology and Sustainable Business Practices
• Sustainable funding and planning strategies for Parks, Trails and Green Space
• Land use and city planning as it relates to development
• Multi-Modal Transportation
• Energy
• Solid Waste Management
• Social Impact on Sustainability: Aging Population, Demographic shift from Single family to multi-family, Attracting & Retaining Young Professionals
• Locally-Sourced Food Access
• Air & Water Quality
• Dunwoody Sustainability Plan / Sustainable Vision for Dunwoody
Sponsored by

Dunwoody Student Volunteer Organization
&  League of Women Voters

Coffee during the Meet & Greet provided by Starbucks

Below are a few links that may add to the conversations.

City of Dunwoody Reference Information - Sustainability

1.       City of Dunwoody Comprehensive Land Use Plan. Search for the term “Sustainability” & Sustainability Plan (yet to be conducted).
2.       ARC Green Communities Program, Dunwoody’s Green Communities Initiatives & Dunwoody’s Sustainability Commission (Dunwoody was awarded Bronze level, and is a key focus of the Sustainability Commission)

Green Building

Energy Efficiency

Green Power

Water Use Reduction and Efficiency

Trees and Greenspace

Transportation and Air Quality

Recycling and Waste Reduction



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