How to Participate in the Beacon Program

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How to Participate in the Beacon Program

This section provides links to key resources for cities and counties interested in participating in the Beacon Program.

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Beacon Program Participation Application

Fill out an application for your city or county using this online webform.

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Be a Beacon: The Power of Recognition

This article discusses how the Beacon Award program has served as a catalyst for innovative and effective solutions addressing climate change at the local level and for informing the community about these activities. Additionally, it outlines the benefits that participating counties and cities receive.

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Beacon Award Sample Staff Report

The sample staff report can be used when putting forth a resolution for Beacon Award participation.

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Beacon Award Sample Resolution

The sample resolution for Beacon Award participation can be modified to meet each agency’s individual needs.

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Beacon Award Participant Activity Survey

Throughout the course of the Beacon Award program, participating agencies are asked to report on completed activities including energy efficiency retrofits to agency facilities, GHG inventories, and activities in each of the ten Best Practice Areas. Click here for details on award level criteria.

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