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R18-087 Energy Efficiency of County Facilities Commissioner moved adoption of the following resolution: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, COUNTY OF EAGLE,STATE OF COLORADO RESOLUTION NO.2018- RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF COUNTY FACILITIES WHEREAS, Eagle County is often involved in substantial capital building projects;and WHEREAS,Eagle County desires that its facilities utilize innovative and efficient energy producing methods and/or renewable energy resources; and WHEREAS, Eagle County has adopted an internal Environmental Policy which targets a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, water use reduction, and waste reduction through County operations; and WHEREAS, in 2016 Eagle County adopted the Climate Action Plan for the Eagle County Community which outlines a 25% reduction in county-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 and an 80% greenhouse gas emissions by 2050;and WHEREAS,according to the Climate Action Plan,the single largest source of emissions,at 39%,was from generation of electricity used to power residential and commercial buildings and facilities;and WHEREAS, Eagle County Government believes it can reduce energy use and meet its Environmental Policy and Climate Action Plan goals by building new facilities with energy efficiency as a key driver in design and construction; and WHEREAS, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,or"LEED," is the most widely recognized framework for energy efficient design and provides a benchmark to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings;and NOW,THEREFORE, be it resolved,by the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Eagle,State of Colorado: THAT, Eagle County is committed to certifying new facilities through the LEED program established by the United States Green Building Council;and THAT, Eagle County shall continue to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy as part of new and existing facilities to support net zero electric energy use from County operations; and THAT, the Board shall have sole authority and discretion on energy efficiency project costs and outcomes for any County construction project. THAT,the Board hereby finds,determines and declares that this Resolution is necessary for the public health,safety and welfare of the residents of the County of Eagle, State of Colorado. MOVED,READ AND ADOPTED by the Board of County commissioners of the County of Eagle,State of Colorado, at its regular meeting held this I Jl day of November, 2018. COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO,By and Through Its oLE eoe, BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ATTEST: • 12-4.41.4 14 o I O 1"✓I_.t -,COLo��' By: ��L1SL/ —111Fi' Clerk to the Board of Kathy Ch ndler- enry County Commissioners Cha` 1/4 ?Arne., 'pian H. Ryan 7 Commissioner irr-Oli nne McQuee ey Commissioner Commissioner 1446- Y..L -amu. seconded adoption of the foregoing resolution. The roll having been called, the vote was as follows: Commissioner Chandler-Henry W^ ' Commissioner Ryan Commissioner McQueeney ` This resolution passed by vote of the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Eagle, State of Colorado