Kent Climate Smart

Solarize Kent

The Solarize Kent program, which has been unanimously endorsed by the Kent Town Board, allows residents to power their homes with solar energy without installing solar panels. This program is part of Solarize Putnam, which is being offered throughout Putnam County by Sustainable Putnam under the auspices of the NY State Energy Research and Development …

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Implement Climate Smart Land Use

Develop a Natural Resources inventory (NRI). The NRI is a document that inventories the natural resources of an area, both physical (e.g., geology) and biological (e.g., forests), and provides a foundation for municipal land-use and conservation planning. It helps communities update municipal plans, develop ordinances or overlay zones, and review development projects. The Kent Conservation …

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Inventory Emissions

Members of the task force will complete the Government Operations Greenhouse Gas Inventory during 2021.  This is a first step towards planning strategies to improve efficiency and reduce energy costs.

Build a climate smart community

Climate Smart Resolution passed by the Kent Town Board in October 2019 CSC Coordinator : Town Board Member Chris Ruthven, appointed February 2021 Participate in national or regional climate smart program – The Town is working towards designation as a NYSERDA Clean Energy Community. Some of the actions required for this program are closely related to …

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