Hard work is paying off — $3.4 million to be exact. The city was just notified, once again, that the Housing Department was awarded a competitive ARRA grant.
Here are two more reasons to be excited about Green Phoenix: The U.S. Green Building Council’s national conference will happen right here in Phoenix from November 11-13, 2009, at the Phoenix Convention Center; and former Vice President Al Gore will be the keynote speaker!
Sep 26, 2009 (Sat) 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM Focusing on a theme of adaptive re-use, recycling, and neighborhood sustainability Small businesses and art spaces along this unique and historic travel corridor will host building tours, exhibits, performances, music and other special activities that highlight the history of this distinctive area of downtown, while reflecting… Read more
The Green Phoenix initiative continues to move forward at the city of Phoenix. We are working to maintain our status as a leader in sustainability, with programs that have a real impact on our environment and the habits of our residents.
My first day in Washington DC this week was focused on developing opportunities that will bring business to Phoenix. Thanks to our beautiful new convention center and hotel in Downtown Phoenix, I invited the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers to host their international conference in Phoenix. The conference would bring more than 1,000 attendees to the city to experience great new dining and entertainment. We would all love to see the streets and restaurants downtown full of Electrical Workers.