CITY OF RALEIGH OPERATIONS CLIMATE/ENERGY ACTION PLAN – PROJECT CHARTERING MEETING – SUMMARY
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Project Background
This project is the next step toward accomplishing the three Climate/Energy protection
policies adopted by City Council in 2007-200; the policies are:
Establish a goal of reducing fossil fuel consumption by the City of Raleigh vehicle
fleet by 20%
Energy efficiency in buildings goal of LEED Silver certification for all new
government building construction greater than 10,000 square feet
Endorsing the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement for Greenhouse Gas
emissions reduction
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Project Goals
The goal of this project is to guide the City of Raleigh Operations toward sustainable
practices that support and further those policies through:
Collaborative workshops to develop Climate/Energy Action Plan for the City of
Raleigh Operations
An action plan endorsed and implemented by City staff based on Interdepartmental
Team’s direct participation in development
Establishing realistic and achievable greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets
based on carbon reduction best practices and strategies
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Group clarified that setting of target(s) to be by consensus of entire group
Raleigh City Council adoption of greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets by
November 2011
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City Teams, Member Roles and Expectations
Six Teams were previously established:
Fleet
Buildings
Carbon
Renewables
Finance
Legal
The following roles, expectations and active engagement of City TeamMembers were
discussed:
Team Leader
Serves as a Project Manager in delivery of the Team Charter
Responsible for Team outcomes/deliverables; quality and timeliness
Assures effective meeting management; ensures team adheres to values and meeting
conduct; reports regularly to Executive Sponsor; facilitates conflict resolution; exhibit
model behavior (be the leader the team wants to follow