Climate Action

Annual Climate Action ProjectsUntitled

2019 Projects

  • Tree planting – 14 trees planted under Tree Canada Grant;Solar
  • Solar project feasibility study;
  • Art Gallery Solar Infrastructure installation (late 2019);
  • Hybrid fleet vehicles (2 additional vehicles purchased);
  • Public Works Shop LED lighting project (Phase 1 - 2019);
  • Hudson Street LED street lighting conversion;
  • Initiated the Organic Waste Diversion program (July 2019);
  • Wildfire mitigation planning;
  • Residential yard waste pick-up (bi-annual);
  • Sidewalk install (77 m by City and 552 m through development); and
  • Greenway network enhancement (7,894 m new trails created).

 2018 Projects 

  • Efficient Arena Flood Technology;Hybrid Veh.
  • Hybrid fleet vehicles (2 purchased);
  • Tree planting - BC Hydro Re-Greening Program (urban area & Blackburn Park);
  • Residential yard waste pick-up (bi-annual);
  • Sidewalk install (509 m by City and 761 through development); and
  • Greenway network enhancement (2,579 m new trails created).

 2017 Projects 

  • Refrigeration upgrades at Shaw Centre Arena;
  • Pool pump upgrade (variable frequency drive);
  • Civic building/City Hall atrium LED lighting upgrades;
  •  Airport LED lighting project (south);
  • Residential yard waste pick-up (bi-annual);
  • Blackburn Park improvements (life trail);
  • Sidewalk install (520 m by City);
  • New Canoe Beach Crosswalk installed;
  • Bicycle Route enhancement (1 km of sharrow painting); and
  • Greenway network enhancement (7,775 m new trails created).

 2016 Projects

  • Hucul Pond Arena LED lighting installation;
  • Sidewalk install (1240 m by City and 1788 m through development);
  • LED street lighting project (Jackson street revitalization);
  • Residential yard waste pick-up (bi-annual);
  • Residential food waste pick-up pilot project (2016); and
  • Greenway network enhancement (3,808 m new trails created).

 2015 Projects 

  • Sanitary upgrade 75 Avenue NE - gravity sewer allowed pump station removal;
  • Sidewalk install (approximately 30 m by City and 990 m through development);
  • Yard waste pick-up (bi-annual);
  • Greenway network enhancement (1,978 m new trails created);
  • Electric vehicle charging station installed in collaboration with BC Hydro; and
  • SASCU Recreation Centre LED lighting installed.

 2014 Projects 

  • Sanitary Upgrade 75 Avenue NE - gravity sewer allowed pump station removal;
  • 11 Ave sidewalk (Broadview Villa to 30 Street NE) – approximately 55m;
  • Yard waste pick-up (11.5 metric tonnes collected for composting); and
  • Shaw Centre LED lighting upgrades ($85,000 from Climate Action Reserve fund).

 2013 Projects 

  • Boiler replacement at the SASCU Recreation Centre; 
  • Construction of approximately 395 lineal metres of new sidewalks;
  • SRS exterior light LED replacement; and
  • Greenway projects.

 2012 Projects 

  • RCMP Boiler replacement;
  • Public Works Building window replacement;
  • SRS Electric Ice edger purchased (replacing propane edger);
  • SRS 3 pump motor efficiency replacements;
  • SRS wading heat exchanger replacement;
  • Solar crosswalk signal installation; and 
  • Sidewalk and Greenway projects.

 2011 Projects

  • Anti-Idling Policy adopted; 
  • Energy Efficiency Monitoring software installed at Sunwave Centre;
  • 150 trees planted – tree planting project (trees for tomorrow);
  • GHG emissions tracking initiated;
  • Curbside recycling program implemented; and 
  • Sidewalk and Greenway projects. 

FCM-ICLEI’s Partners for Climate Protection Program

City of Salmon Arm’s Corporate Milestone 1 Report

Climate Action Report (CArip) 

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