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3rd Annual Beacon Award Meeting Held at 2012 League of California Cities Annual Conference
September 2012

Attendees from participating Beacon Award agencies gather for a photo

Twenty five cities and counties participating in the Beacon Award program received recognition at a special meeting held at the recent League of California Cities annual conference in San Diego.

Eight participants received recognition for energy savings, five reducing greenhouse gas emissions and twenty-four for completing activities in the ten best practice areas. A short video was also shown featuring staff and elected officials from participating communities.

“Voices of Sustainability Leadership”

3rd Annual Beacon Award Meeting Held at 2012 League of California Cities Annual Conference

About 50 city officials attended the meeting which included small group discussions about identifying successful local sustainability projects and key themes in describing the projects to community members. Download the write-up to read a summary of the discussions.

Participants engaged in small group discussions about local sustainability projects

Participant accomplishments are recognized by ILG staff

The special meeting was moderated by Institute board member, Kathy Milison, City Manager, Santa Rosa. Representatives of Southern California Edison and Pacific Gas and Electric Company also participated.

ILG Board Member, Santa Rosa City Manager Kathy Milison (left) moderates the session

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The Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative

The Beacon Award program is part of the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC). SEEC provides support to cities and counties to help them reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save energy. SEEC is an alliance between three statewide non-profit organizations and California’s four Investor-Owned Utilities. It builds upon the unique resources, expertise and local agency relationships of each partner.

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