La Crescent Sustianable Community awards application form

The Sustainable Community Awards program is intended to find, recognize and reward residential, non-profit and commercial property owners that demonstrate Best Management Practices (BMPs) for sustainable practices in the following areas:

  • Water
  • Energy
  • General Initiatives

The goal of the program is to inform, motivate, and educate La Crescent residents by highlighting conservation practices that display innovation, conservation leadership, and activities that can be expanded to a larger number of households or businesses in La Crescent.

TIMING:

Application deadline:………………..June 1st, 2022 POSTMARK DATE

Selected applicants notified……….September 1st, 2022

Winners will be recognized by the La Crescent Mayor, City Council and GreenSteps committee during a City Council meeting in fall of 2022.            ELIGIBILITY: Residential, Commercial or Non-profit Organization properties located in La Crescent are eligible.  Properties must be in full compliance with city ordinances.  JUDGING: The judges make their selections based on information provided on the application form, as well as from photos and site visits for finalists.  Many activities will be considered.  In addition to the current best management practices for water quality, the new program will also consider improvements such as the installation of renewable energy (geothermal, solar, or wind), switching to off-peak energy use, innovative or effective recycling and composting efforts, green remodeling, and other personal or corporate behaviors that demonstrate leadership and commitment to improving our environment.  AWARDS:  Winners will receive an attractive La Crescent Green Community Awards sign to be placed on their property and recognition at a City Council meeting in fall of 2022.  MAIL OR EMAIL COMPLETED FORMS AND PHOTOS TO: La Crescent Community Awards Program c/o La Crescent GreenSteps Committee, 315 Main Street, La Crescent, MN  55947   Subject Line:  La Crescent Community Awards Program    EMAILjludwigson@cityoflacrescent-mn.gov