Task Force Goals

The goals of this task force are to:

Among the initial actions the task force is undertaking are:

By completing these initial and additional actions, the task force seeks to achieve New York State certification as a Climate Smart Community. Certification means that the Town of Saugerties will be recognized as a leader in the effort to combat climate change, and will be well-positioned to obtain funding for implementing future climate smart actions.

Saugerties' Progress Toward Certification  Updated: March 16, 2019


Here are the actions taken so far. 120 points are required for the town to achieve certification.

Points Action
20 Town Board appoints Conservation Advisory Committee (CAC) as a task force.
10 Town Board appoints a coordinator.
3 Regional Climate Program Participation.
8 Natural Resources Inventory documented.
3 Website created.
6 LED Street Light Inventory.
3 Facebook page created.
3 Outdoor Lighting Upgrades.
9 Solar Energy Installation.
4 Residential Organic Waste Program.
4 Shade Structure Policy.
6 EV Charging Station.
16 Community GHG Inventory.
9 Comprehensive Plan with Sustainability Elements.
104 Total so far