Climate Smart Communities

Link to NYS CSC Website

On November 4, 2019, the Village of Lansing Trustees voted to join the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Climate Smart Communities Program.

CSC Resolution

CSC Coordinator

Ronny Hardaway

The CSC Coordinator serves as a point of contact with NYSERDA for the CSC program and facilitates project implementation and documentation.

CSC Task Force

  • Ronny Hardaway, Task Force Chair and Trustee Representative
  • Randy Smith, Trustee Representative
  • Simon Moll, Board of Zoning Appeals Representative

  • Mike Scott, Village Code Enforcement Officer
  • Darby Kiley, Tompkins County Planning Department
  • Terry Carroll, Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Osamu Tsuda, Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Katherine Herleman, Village Resident/CCE
  • Andrew Foster, Village Resident/CCE

CSC Actions

The CSC Taskforce is charged to evaluate, recommend, and implement the appropriate CSC Pledge-Element Actions for the Village of Lansing. To track their progress, refer to the CSC Action Tracking page.

CSC Actions Tracking
Pledge Elements
PE1: Build a climate-smart community.
PE2: Inventory emissions, set goals, and plan for climate action.
PE3: Decrease energy use.
PE4: Shift to clean, renewable energy.
PE5: Use climate-smart materials management.
PE6: Implement climate-smart land use.
PE7: Enhance community resilience to climate change.
PE8: Support a green innovation economy.
PE9: Inform and inspire the public.
PE10: Engage in an evolving process of climate action.
11: Innovation
12: Performance

Upcoming Task Force Events

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CSC Task Force Minutes Archive

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