2010 SHOWCASE AWARDS

City of Chula Vista

The City's multi-department climate protection program's success is in large par
The City's multi-department climate protection program's success is in large part due to extensive public involvement and outreach.

The City of Chula Vista is the second largest city in San Diego County, with 240,000 residents and a jurisdiction covering 42 square miles.  The City of Chula Vista’s commitment to implementing sustainability through strategic policies, creative use of municipal authority, successful implementation of utility and cost savings in municipal operations, and active engagement with community stakeholders to leverage municipal resources provide excellent examples of sustainability best practices for local government.

Climate Protection--Leading by Example

The City of Chula Vista’s Conservation Division’s mission is to serve the community’s environmental needs and to assist in its pursuit of a healthy, prosperous, just and secure environment for all citizens.  Division staff works with and on behalf of the community to preserve and restore land, air, water, and other natural resources in ways that advance the welfare of present and future generations.

Specifically, the Conservation Division seeks to provide additional resources that:

  • Provide the foundation for an economically and environmentally sustainable community;
  • Invest in public education and emerging technologies for tomorrow’s environmental solutions;<