We support commitment by Long Beach city officials and residents to the protection and conservation of our natural resources, particularly finite resources, in order to meet the needs of future generations as well as our own.
Position In Brief: 

We support the following measures to achieve these objectives: 

1. Adequate funding for sustainability programs in relevant city departments

2. Appointment of a coordinator for interdepartmental implementation programs

3. A commission representative of the entire city, adequately staffed and financed, to recommend policy

4. Outreach to inform and involve the public in sustainable principles and practices

5. Cooperation with regional, state, and federal regulatory agencies involved in sustainability issues

6. Incorporation of sustainability principles in all relevant city departments’ decisions

7. Development of a sustainability element in the Long Beach General Plan

8. Education of citizens to encourage individual responsibility and to advocate for effective implementation and enforcement of sustainability procedures

League to which this content belongs: 
Long Beach Area