West Palm Beach Mayor Awarded National Honor for Climate Protection Efforts

June 11, 2018

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At the 2018 Mayor’s Climate Protection Award, West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio was awarded a Large City Honorable Mention for the city’s holistic stormwater master plan. The plan is the first of its kind in South Florida—it includes traditional development of capital improvement projects and drives the city to proactively modernize and adjust to new realities of stormwater management in an era of climate change.

“We are committed to enhancing the viability of West Palm Beach as a modern model of healthy, environmentally progressive, ecologically sustainable and resilient urban living. We are realizing this through key initiatives including our very innovative Stormwater Master Plan which will help us reach our target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.” – Mayor Jeri Muoio