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					    Green Cincinnati Plan Implementation Dashboard - June 22, 2009
#   Recom # Recom Name            Organization          Status     Comment                                                  Update Prio Study
                                                                                                                                    rity /Imp
1   TT1     Hybrid bus               SORTA                      Had initial meeting with Marilyn Shazor (Metro). Six        3/25/09 NA     I
                                                                Hybrid buses ordered and will deliver 1st Qtr 09.
                                                                Hybrids were delivered and were launched at an event
                                                                with the mayor on April 21st.
2   TT2     Fuel efficiency – City   Fleet Services1            The City has committed to acquiring several hybrid    3/20/09         NA   I
            Fleet                                               electric vehicles for use by the Police Dept's Canine
                                                                Unit. Resources being solicited from ARRA funds.
3   TT3     Streetcar                DOTE                       Met with Ms. Enabnit, director of DOTE, to review     3/20/09         1    S
                                                                recommendations. City Manager is soliciting financial
                                                                support from community. Expects responses at end of
                                                                08. Additional funds being solicited from ARRA funds.

4   TT4     Bus expansion            SORTA                      Had initial meeting with Marilyn Shazor (Metro) and one 3/25/09       1    S
                                                                with Metro staff. Re-org and funding issues will impact
                                                                progress. Metro is working towards funding for transit
                                                                hubs to support existing service and allow for
                                                                expanded cross-town service in federal FY10
                                                                appropriations and reauthorization of SAFETEA-LU
                                                                (the federal legislation authorizing the nation's surface
                                                                transportation programs). Funding issues on the
                                                                operating side will still impact progress as well as
                                                                success at the federal level with these capital projects.

5   TT5     Shared Car               Task Team                  Research team developed and had initial meeting in          11/25/08 2     S
                                                                early Oct. Team disintegrated. Need new members.
6   TT6     Green locomotive         OH Rail Develop            One railroad received grant to purchase hybrid              11/5/08   NA   I
                                     Commissions/DOTE           switcher.
7   TT7     Electric Car             Schoonover Motors          Schoonover Motors in Newtown - electric car dealer;         6/1/09    3    I
                                                                Parking Department may consider for their fleet. No
                                                                longer in business due to a business issue. Cinti has
                                                                two electric car companies, OTR and AMP. AMP has
                                                                80 orders to retrofit Saturn Skies. City launched free
                                                                parking incentive program for electric cars Jun 1.
8   TT8     Idle Reduction           Fleet Services             The City finalized and issued a no idle policy. CPS         11/25/08 1     I
                                                                developed and adopted a no idle policy for buses and
                                                                parents for Oyler and Price Hill. OKI included no idle in
                                                                the Do Your Share ad campaign.
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9   TT9   Increased bicycle Use   Bike/PAC           Bike/PAC is pursuing Bike Friendly designation for          6/9/09     1    I
                                                     Cinti. This spring, the City will launch a pilot project to
                                                     evaluate an experimental shared lane pavement
                                                     marking called a "sharrow." Council recently approved a
                                                     funding allocation for a Bike Master Plan. Bike/Pac is
                                                     reviewing plans for the development of the OH River
                                                     Trail which should receive $400K ARRA funding as will
                                                     the Mill Creek Greenway at $100K.
10 TT10   Ride Share              OKI                OEQ developing a proposal for the City Manager for          4/7/09     NA   I
                                                     implementation among City employees. Same
11 TT11   Community Fuel          TBD                As a first step Green Partnership has selected Eco-         6/12/09    1    S
          Efficiency                                 Driving as a project to institute among the 5 sponsor
                                                     organizations. Was presented to GPGC Steering
                                                     Committee on Jun 12 and approved.
12 TT12   Complete Streets        DOTE               Met with Ms. Enabnit to review recommendations.             12/10/08   NA   I
                                                     Plans are in place to construct two complete street
                                                     projects in spring of 09, Oakley Square and Spring
                                                     Grove/Clifton Ave.
13 TT13   MetroMoves Rail         SORTA              Had initial meeting with Marilyn Shazor (Metro) and one 3/25/09        3    S
                                                     with Metro staff. Re-org and funding issues will impact
                                                     progress. Same
14 TT14   Regional Bus            SORTA              Had initial meeting with Marilyn Shazor (Metro) and one 3/25/09        2    S
          Expansion                                  with Metro staff. Re-org and funding issues will impact
                                                     progress. Metro is working towards funding for transit
                                                     hubs to support existing service and allow for
                                                     expanded cross-town service in federal FY10
                                                     appropriations and reauthorization of SAFETEA-LU
                                                     (the federal legislation authorizing the nation's surface
                                                     transportation programs). Funding issues on the
                                                     operating side will still impact progress as well as
                                                     success at the federal level with these capital projects.

15 TT15   Ohio Hub                OH Rail Develop                                                                           4    S
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16 ETT1A-1 Residential Energy     Advocacy Task Team     Advocacy Task Team formed and reviewing promotion 3/25/09        1   I
           Efficiency                                    options. Decided to create a pledge based website.
                                                         Reviewing comparison sites. Columbus' is a good
                                                         template. May use theirs or create a uniquely Cinti site.
                                                         Will create a unique Cinti site; scoping begun. Located
                                                         volunteers to create IT portion of site.
17 ETT1A-2 Programmable           Advocacy Task Team     Advocacy Task Team formed and reviewing promotion 3/25/09        1   I
           Thermostats                                   options. Decided to create a pledge based website.
                                                         Reviewing comparison sites. Columbus' is a good
                                                         template. May use theirs or create a uniquely Cinti site.
                                                         Will create a unique Cinti site; scoping begun. Located
                                                         volunteers to create IT portion of site.
18 ETT1A-3 Cold Water Wash        Advocacy Task Team     Advocacy Task Team formed and reviewing promotion 3/25/09        1   I
                                                         options. Proctor & Gamble has expressed interest in a
                                                         joint promotion campaign. Decided to create a pledge
                                                         based website. Reviewing comparison sites.
                                                         Columbus' is a good template. May use theirs or create
                                                         a uniquely Cinti site. Will create a unique Cinti site;
                                                         scoping begun. Located volunteers to create IT portion
                                                         of site.
19 ETT1A-4 Air Dry Dishes         Advocacy Task Team     Advocacy Task Team formed and reviewing promotion 3/25/09        1   I
                                                         options. Decided to create a pledge based website.
                                                         Reviewing comparison sites. Columbus' is a good
                                                         template. May use theirs or create a uniquely Cinti site.
                                                         May use theirs or create a uniquely Cinti site. Will
                                                         create a unique Cinti site; scoping begun. Located
                                                         volunteers to create IT portion of site.
20 ETT1A-5 Water Heater Blanket   Advocacy Task Team     Advocacy Task Team formed and reviewing promotion 3/25/09        1   I
                                                         options. Decided to create a pledge based website.
                                                         Reviewing comparison sites. Columbus' is a good
                                                         template. May use theirs or create a uniquely Cinti site.
                                                         Will create a unique Cinti site; scoping begun. Located
                                                         volunteers to create IT portion of site.
21 ETT1A-6 Energy Star            Planning Department    Met with Charles Graves, director of Planning Dept, and 4/8/09   2   I
           Construction                                  Felix Bere. Presented/ discussed concept with the
                                                         Buildings and Inspections Department and Planning
                                                         Commission. Not yet started. Staff will discuss this as
                                                         part of the ComPlan.


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22 ETT1A-7 Free CFLs              People Working         PWC already has a program that donated numerous            11/5/08   3    S
                                  Cooperatively (PWC)    CFLs in 2008.
23 ETT1A-8 Green Loan             Cincinnati Energy      CEA is pursuing funding with Duke Energy and Greater       4/2/09    NA   I
                                  Alliance               Cinti Foundation. Non-profit and steering committee
                                                         being formed. CEA received $75,000 from GCF and
                                                         $25,000 from Duke . Steering Committee met 12/16.
                                                         Formed 3 stakeholder committees: program delivery,
                                                         financing, and workforce development. Working with
                                                         Cinti State, Larry Feist, who created 5 curriculum
                                                         components.
24 ETT1A-9 Photovoltaic Energy    GEO                    Promoting Solar Tour. PV installed at Finley Market.       4/3/09    1    I
                                                         New City installations are under discussion. Geo hired
                                                         a Southwest Ohio staff member. Having major
                                                         Alternative energy conference Apr 25 at City State and
                                                         Solar installation class Apr 22 and annual meeting and
                                                         fund raiser May 29.
25 ETT1A-   Solar Thermal         GEO                    Promoting Solar Tour. State funding under discussion       4/3/09    1    I
   10                                                    with ODOD. Geo hired a Southwest Ohio staff
                                                         member. Having major Alternative energy conference
                                                         Apr 25 at City State and Solar installation class Apr 22
                                                         and annual meeting and fund raiser May 29.
26 ETT1B-1 Educational            Advocacy Task Team     Public Education Task Team presented 4 table top       4/20/09       1    I
                                                         displays about CO2 projects to CPS’ Science
                                                         Curriculum Council (science teachers) on 4/20/09. Well
                                                         received.
27 ETT1B-2 Contractor Training    US Green Building      In discussions with Cinti State to develop courses and 4/9/09        NA   I
                                  Council (USGBC)        curriculum through workforce development program.
                                                         Student courses have already begun.
28 ETT1B-3 Conservation Corps     OEQ                                                                                         1    I
29 ETT1C-1 Grant for Low Income   Community              OEQ and Com Dev will edit future Notice of Funding         11/5/08   3    S
                                  Development Dept       Availability Guidelines and Application with stronger
                                                         EnergyStar/LEED language.
30 ETT1C-2 Best Practices –       EAC1                                                                                        NA   I
           Residential
31 ETT1C-3 Amended LEED Tax       Community                                                                                   1    I
           Abatement              Development Dept.
32 ETT1C-4 Bldg Performance       TBD                                                                                         2    S
           Disclosure
33 ETT1C-5 State & Fed Policy     OEQ                                                                                         1    S
           Action
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34 ETT2A-1 Banks Project         USGBC                                                                                        NA   I

35 ETT2A-2 Cincinnati Public                              Dr Evert will present to CPS Board of Education a         4/8/09    2    S
           Schools                                        proposal that the Local School Decision Making
                                                          Committees have responsibility for recycling and energy
                                                          conservation in their schools. Received letters of
                                                          recommendation from OEQ, EAC. Proposal was
                                                          presented at the last BOE Policy Committee
                                                          meeting. Per COO T. Ellfert, "There will be a CPS
                                                          District Team that will develop a Sustainable Energy
                                                          Plan for each school engaging the LSDMC's. This will
                                                          be a topic of discussion with the Principals at the
                                                          Principal's Leadership Meeting on April 9, 2009."
36 ETT2A-3 Expand Green          OEQ                      Performance contractors are in place to review City       6/9/09    4    S
           Cincinnati                                     facilities; had an employee Energy Fair to educate
                                                          employees about efficiency with about 400 attending.
                                                          City departments meeting with contractors on Jan 13 to
                                                          focus on progress on self-funding projects. Refining
                                                          the Scope of work on two projects and pursuing
                                                          additional City funding options. Should receive ARRA
                                                          funding of $1,139,600 to implement updates for 40
                                                          facilities.
37 ETT2A-4 High SRI              USGBC                    Seeking funding for high SRI and green roofs from         3/25/09   2    S
                                                          MSD's program and OEPA. Interviewed and hired staff
                                                          person to administer the City/MSD's Green Roofs
                                                          program.
38 ETT2A-5 Street Lights         DOTE                     Met with Ms. Enabnit to review recommendations.           11/5/08   NA   I
39 ETT2A-6 Bus Passes            City Manager's Office    Had initial meeting with Marilyn Shazor (Metro) and     4/3/09      2    I
                                                          second with Metro staff. Daryl Brock (City) assigned to
                                                          oversee the project. OEQ developing proposal to add
                                                          as a flex spending account benefit. Same
40 ETT2A-7 Comm Building Codes Planning Department        Met with Charles Graves and Felix Bere. Presented/      11/5/08     3    S
                                                          discussed concept with the Buildings and Inspections
                                                          Department and scheduled with Planning Commission.

41 ETT2A-8 Solar Thermal Comm.   GEO                      Promoted Solar Tour. Geo hired a Southwest Ohio           4/3/09    1    I
                                                          staff member. Having major Alternative energy
                                                          conference Apr 25 at City State and Solar installation
                                                          class Apr 22 and annual meeting and fund raiser May
                                                          29.

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42 ETT2A-9 Energy Efficiency      Building Owners and     Met with BOMA leadership and the local chapter is      4/6/09     NA   S
           Comm/Indust Bldgs      Managers Association    pursuing their 7 point energy challenge. They unveiled
                                  (BOMA); Advocacy        it 3 months ago and are promoting it at their meetings
                                  Task Team               and online. Will promote at Jan meeting and showcase
                                                          the Green Tree. Currently, they have 23 buildings who
                                                          have signed onto the program. Also see the Summit.

43 ETT2B-1 Upgrade Website        Advocacy Task Team      Advocacy Task Team formed and reviewing promotion 4/3/09          1    I
                                                          options. The City is beginning a complete re-vamp of
                                                          the City website. This will be incorporated.
44 ETT2B-2 Easy Read Meters       Duke Energy 1                                                                             4    S
45 ETT2B-3 CFLs for Kids          Cincinnati Public                                                                         3    S
                                  Schools (CPS)
46 ETT2B-4 Green for All          Community                                                                                 2    S
                                  Development Dept1
47 ETT2C-1 Best Practice -        Advocacy Task Team      Business Courier is considering an awards program for 3/26/09     NA   I
           Business                                       later 09 for greenest businesses.
48 ETT2C-2 Street Work            DOTE                    Met with CAGIS about existing software and Ms.        11/5/08     NA   S
           Coordination                                   Enabnit to review recommendations. Gave Ms. Enabnit
                                                          CAGIS case study.
49 ETT2C-3 No VOC Coatings        Purchasing Dept1                                                                          NA   I
50 ETT2C-4 Best Practices -Govt   Mayors Office 1                                                                           NA   I
51 ETT2C-5 Green Permitting       Planning Department     Met with Charles Graves and Felix Bere. Presented/   11/5/08      1    S
                                                          discussed concept with the Buildings and Inspections
                                                          Department and scheduled with Planning Commission.

52 ETT2C-6 Design Awards          AIA-COTE                Green design award program is in place. City assisted 11/5/08     NA   I
                                                          with judging and publicity.
53 ETT2C-7 Greenlight District    Economic Develop                                                                          3    S
                                  Dept 1
54 ETT2C-8 Carbon Offset          Charles Tassel          On Feb 26, 2009 held first meeting of a steering        2/26/08   2    S
           Commission                                     committee to create a non-profit, named Smarter
                                                          Green. The mission is to help local buyers of carbon
                                                          credits to provide financial support to local climate
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55 ETT2C-9 Electricity Generation   Duke Energy               Duke is planning for increased use of renewables in        4/2/09    NA   I
                                                              conjunction with Ohio's new Renewable Energy
                                                              Portfolio standards. In Oct 2008, PUCO approved an
                                                              agreement Duke Energy will contribute $2.1 million to
                                                              assist low income customers pay their electricity bills.
                                                              Low-income weatherization and energy efficiency
                                                              funding will increase to $1 million per year. The
                                                              agreement creates a new Save-a-Watt model
                                                              compensating Duke Energy based on the success of
                                                              its energy efficiency programs.
56 ETT2C- State & Fed Policy        OEQ                       City participated in recent PUCO hearing in support of     12/16/08 NA    S
   10     Action                                              save-a-watt program. PUCO may approve by year end.
                                                              PUCO approved program.
57 WTT1      Recycle Carts          OEQ                       Recycling contract in process of being rebid with carts    6/22/09   1    I
                                                              included. Carts requested in 09 budget. Recycling
                                                              contract RFP issued on 12/10. Responses were due
                                                              3/20/09 with award end of Jun 2009 . Report to
                                                              Council Jun 23. Will receive EECBG funding of $750K
                                                              for Cart financing.
58 WTT2      Buy Green              Purchasing Dept1          Finance reported that $8.8 MM was spent on                 11/5/08   3    S
                                                              environmentally preferable purchasing in 2007.
59 WTT3      Commercial Recycling OEQ                         Focusing first on City owned facilities so in process of   3/25/09   1    I
                                                              developing a program. Same
60 WTT4      Reuse Network          HCDOES - Hamilton         Numerous organizations already in place such as                      NA   S
                                    Co Department of          churches, charities, etc. Hamilton Co has the Treasure
                                    Environmental             Chest Program on their website.
                                    Services – Waste
                                    Management
61 WTT5      E-Waste                Public Services 1                                                                              3    I
62 WTT6      Foodwaste Compost      HCDOES -                  Food waste diversion program is being developed by         11/5/08   NA   I
                                    Commercial/Industrial     HCDOES-led work group.
63 WTT6      Foodwaste Compost      Mayor‘s Young                                                                                  NA   I
                                    Professional Kitchen -
                                    Source Reduction and
                                    Residential
64 WTT7      PAYT                   OEQ                       System requested in the 09 budget. Garbage tax, first      12/17/08 1     I
                                                              step to PAYT, was eliminated from City budget.




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65 WTT8     Recyclebank           OEQ                    Recycling contract in process of being re-bid with       6/22/09   3    S
                                                         RecycleBank included. Carts requested in 09 budget.
                                                         Recycling contract RFP issued on 12/10. Responses
                                                         were due 3/20/09 with award end of Jun 2009.
                                                         RecycleBank included as a bid option. Report to
                                                         Council Jun 23. Will receive EECBG funding of $750K
                                                         for Cart financing.
66 LTT1-A   Green Construction    USGBC                                                                                     4    S

67 LTT1-B   Green Development     Planning Dept          Met with Charles Graves and Felix Bere. Presented/        4/8/09   2    S
            Regs                                         discussed concept with the Buildings and Inspections
                                                         Department and Planning Commission. Not yet
                                                         started. Staff will discuss this as part of the CompPlan.

68 LTT2-A   Forest Carbon         Parks Dept             Parks Dept. is moving forward with plan and planting     3/30/09   NA   I
            Sequestration                                trees as stated. Have applied for additional funding.
69 LTT3     Community Agriculture Civic Garden Center    Parks is assessing vacant parcels to determine viability 06/22/09 3     S
                                  and Parks              for garden. Of the 15,000 City parcels, have narrowed
                                                         to 70 that are potentially usable. City created test
                                                         program with 14 plots. Applications accepted for all
                                                         plots and have been awarded.
70 LTT4     Industrial BMPs        Cincinnati USA                                                                          1     S
                                   Regional Chamber1
71 LTT5     Environmental Literacy Growing Green and                                                                        1    S
                                   Healthy Schools
                                   Initiative
72 LTT6-A   Mixed Use              Planning Dept         Met with Charles Graves and Felix Bere. Presented/    4/8/09       1    S
            Development                                  discussed concept with the Buildings and Inspections
                                                         Department and Planning Commission. City Council
                                                         passed a motion to expand the Zoning Code to include
                                                         Form-Based Overlay Districts and to develop the
                                                         infrastructure to implement them. They approved
                                                         progressing to the study phase to determine how to do
                                                         this. The concept was discussed. Mixed use
                                                         development will be featured in the Comprehensive
                                                         Plan which is being authored.




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73 LTT6-B   Improved Mass Transit Planning Dept; SORTA    Met with Charles Graves and Felix Bere. Presented/          4/8/09   2   S
            Integrate                                     discussed concept with the Buildings and Inspections
                                                          Department and Planning Commission. City Council
                                                          passed a motion to expand the Zoning Code to include
                                                          Form-Based Overlay Districts and to develop the
                                                          infrastructure to implement them. They approved
                                                          progressing to the study phase to determine how to do
                                                          this. A public transportation/transit task force meets
                                                          regularly to formulate measures to increase utilization
                                                          of Metro buses. The Comprehensive plan will have a
                                                          public transit component which will discuss techniques
                                                          to have a thriving bus system. The Form-Based-
                                                          Overlay Districts will discuss mass transit integration
                                                          relative to design. This too will be included in the
                                                          Comprehensive plan.
74 LTT6-C   Reduced Parking      Planning Dept            Met with Charles Graves and Felix Bere. Presented/          4/8/09   3   S
                                                          discussed concept with the Buildings and Inspections
                                                          Department and Planning Commission. City Council
                                                          passed a motion to expand the Zoning Code to include
                                                          Form-Based Overlay Districts and to develop the
                                                          infrastructure to implement them. They approved
                                                          progressing to the study phase to determine how to do
                                                          this. A consultant will be selected in May 2009 to help
                                                          will the establishment of Form-Based-Overlay Districts
                                                          and a parking study to determine parking's new
                                                          parking requirements resulting with reduction in parking
                                                          requirements. The Comprehensive Plan will address
                                                          parking requirements.
75 LTT7     Regional Trails      Park Board1              OH River Trial and Millcreek Trail all ready to be built;   4/3/09   3   S
                                                          looking for funding. Funding being pursued.
76 LTT8     Regional Land Use    Planning Dept            Met with Charles Graves and Felix Bere. Presented/          4/8/09   3   S
            Plan                                          discussed concept with the Buildings and Inspections
                                                          Department and Planning Commission. The I-75
                                                          corridor and the Comp plan are currently the two
                                                          projects incorporating land use. A consultant will be
                                                          selected May 2009 for the I-75 corridor.




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77 LTT9       Brownfields               Strategic Program for    SPUR Team is continuing to review and support        4/7/09   NA   S
                                        Urban Redevelopment      projects. Received Covenant Not to Sue from the
                                        (SPUR) Team              OEPA for the former Center Hill Landfill site. City
                                                                 applied for Clean Ohio Grant for the former NuTone
                                                                 site in Madisonville.
78 ATT1       Climate Plan Summit       Advocacy Task Team       Advocacy Summit Sub-Team pursuing sponsors and       3/5/09   1    I
                                                                 defining agenda and target. Chamber will co-sponsor.
                                                                 Added team members form P&G, UC, Neyer. Ended
                                                                 planning phase and began implementation - finalizing
                                                                 agenda and pursuing sponsors, speakers, etc. Summit
                                                                 will be held May 28 and focus on business and
                                                                 community organizations.
79 ATT2       Marketing Plan            Advocacy Task Team       Advocacy Task Team formed and reviewing promotion 3/25/09     1    I
                                                                 options. Need funding for a marketing plan. Decided to
                                                                 create a pledge based website. Reviewing comparison
                                                                 sites. Columbus' is a good template. May use theirs or
                                                                 create a uniquely Cinti site. Will create a unique Cinti
                                                                 site; scoping begun. Located volunteers to create IT
                                                                 portion of site. Reviewed two marketing plan
                                                                 proposals. Seeking stimulus funding.
80 ATT3       Public Education          Advocacy Task Team       Advocacy Task Team formed and reviewing promotion 6/9/09      1    I
                                                                 options. Public Education Task Team presented 4
                                                                 table top displays about CO2 projects to CPS’ Science
                                                                 Curriculum Council (science teachers) on
                                                                 4/20/09…very well received.
81 F1         Reduced Meat              Advocacy Task Team       Advocacy Task Team formed and reviewing promotion 3/5/09      1    S
              Consumption                                        options. Will be included on the Website.
82 F          Food Task Team            Food Task Team           Have co-chairs for the Food Task Team. Beginning     3/5/09
                                                                 initial scoping discussions. Have had several team
                                                                 meetings and progressing with plan/recommendation
                                                                 development.
   Green - on target                             55
   Yellow - progress slowed                       7
   Red - off target/obstacles                     1
   Blank - not started                           19
   Blue - 1 or 2 priority not started             8
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