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TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1: LAND USE MANAGEMENT, URBAN FORESTRY AND WATER QUALITY ................... 5 Acquiring Green/Open Space ............................................................................................................................ 5 City Space Tree Planting Program ................................................................................................................... 6 Citizen Tree Planting Program ........................................................................................................................... 6 Tree City USA Program ....................................................................................................................................... 6 Strengthened Tree Preservation Standards ................................................................................................... 6 Infill Development Incentives ............................................................................................................................. 7 Downtown County Building Redevelopment ................................................................................................. 7 Water Quality & Detention Retrofits ................................................................................................................. 7 Business Attraction .............................................................................................................................................. 7 “Green Valley” Economic Development ......................................................................................................... 7 Promote Mixed Use Development .................................................................................................................... 8 Alternative Infill Development Standards ....................................................................................................... 8 Promoting Conservation Development ........................................................................................................... 8 Historic Preservation Tax Incentive ................................................................................................................. 9 Bank & Vegetation Restoration Program ........................................................................................................ 9 Schoolyard Habitat Program .............................................................................................................................. 9 Encouraging Transfers of Development Rights............................................................................................ 9 General Stormwater and Water Quality Standards ...................................................................................... 9 Stream & River Corridor Water Quality Standards ..................................................................................... 10 Edwards Standards ............................................................................................................................................ 10 Parking Standards .............................................................................................................................................. 10 Street Trees .......................................................................................................................................................... 10 Alternative Paving ............................................................................................................................................... 10 Living Poles Program ........................................................................................................................................ 11 CHAPTER 2: TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND CLEAN AIR ................................................. 12 City Fleet Fuel Reduction Program ................................................................................................................ 12 Low VOC Roadway Striping ............................................................................................................................. 12 Heavy Motor Vehicle Idling Regulation ......................................................................................................... 12 Traffic Signal Snychronization ........................................................................................................................ 13 City Employee Flex Hours ................................................................................................................................ 13 City Employee Mass Transit Supplementation ........................................................................................... 13 Business Employee Flex Hours Incentive .................................................................................................... 13 City Employee Telecommute Program .......................................................................................................... 14 Business Employee Telecommute Incentive ............................................................................................... 14 Business Employee Carpool Program .......................................................................................................... 14 Employee Carpool Program ............................................................................................................................. 14 Alternative-Fuel Vehicle Fleet Replacement ................................................................................................ 14 Establish Motor Pool Program and Vehicle-Needs Assessment Program .......................................... 15 Trail System Connectivity ................................................................................................................................. 15 Sidewalk Retrofit Program ................................................................................................................................ 15 Bicycle Facility Retrofit Program .................................................................................................................... 15 City Biofuels/Propane Fuel Station ................................................................................................................ 15 Municipal Mass Transit ...................................................................................................................................... 16 Intermunicipal Commuter Rail ......................................................................................................................... 16 Open Burning Prohibition ................................................................................................................................. 16 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities in New Development ............................................................................ 16 Alternative Urban Street Designs ................................................................................................................... 16 CHAPTER 3: GREEN POWER AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY ....................................................... 17 Baseline Purchase of Renewable Energy ..................................................................................................... 17 Voluntary Purchase of Renewable Energy ................................................................................................... 17 City Hall Office Occupancy Sensors .............................................................................................................. 18 Business Office Occupancy Sensors Incentive .......................................................................................... 18 LDC Lighting Standards/Dark Sky .................................................................................................................. 18 On-Site Renewable Energy Program ............................................................................................................. 18

City of San Marcos Environmental Stewardship Policy

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San Marcos TX Environmental Stewardship Policy  

Stewardship Policy

San Marcos TX Environmental Stewardship Policy  

Stewardship Policy

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