Promises about Environment on Fitz-O-Meter
"Areas of declining population loss create opportunities for a rebirth of neighborhoods by opening green space for recreation and community functions. Smart, coordinated, land use policy will be critical to our success. ... The County Planning Commission will be directed to coordinate with our communities and representative organizations, including First Suburbs and Northeast Ohio Mayors’ and Managers’ Association, to advance land-use planning policies to recognize current population trends, and use sustainability principles to grow our neighborhoods for long term health, prosperity and quality of life."
"FitzGerald will direct an audit of county operations’ and facilities’ waste disposal practices through the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District and utilize the district’s expertise to look for waste reduction and recycling opportunities beyond the district’s current programs."
"As executive, Ed FitzGerald will support continued investment by the county and other community stakeholders to enure the proposed 20 megawatt project is successfully completed."
Will "pool the costs of energy efficiency projects from multiple property owners to deliver special financing rates to make energy efficiency projects that save energy and money."
"FitzGerald will also work to preserve the quality lake front development we already have in Cuyahoga by leading a multi-city shoreline protection initiative to protect some of the most valuable property in the state."