Guidance on how to prioritize projects
for future funding
Methods to measure and report results
achieved by project implementation
A Collaborative Team
Approach Unified City
The collaborative process to develop the
CEAP was driven by an Interdepartmental
Team in recognition of the diverse needs and
concerns of different departments across the
City. This integrated Team included members
that covered the range of staff responsibilities
from management to operations.
The Team defined criteria that were critical as they
developed the CEAP:
Establishing the savings and reductions
achievable by the strategies rather than
establishing a reduction goal with no practical
means to realize it
Identifying specific projects and strategies that
could realistically be implemented rather than
general concepts
Recognizing the financial and economic impacts
to the City as a result of implementing the
Acknowledging the operational and staff
behavioral changes that might be needed to
accomplish the CEAP
Six strategic teams developed the plan:
What Sets This CEAP Apart?
Provides a framework for holistic thinking about energy,
carbon emission reductions and their related financial
Process directly driven by Interdepartmental Team Members
from the bottom up and integrated across City departments
Financial and economic realities of implementing CEAP
were part of the process from the start
Practical strategies were developed rather than setting
reduction goals without realistic means identified to attain
A Vision and Strategic Roadmap that is endorsed by the
City Council to be implemented by City staff