Environmental Accomplishments

The role of our City is to lead and provide an example for all to follow. Here in LHP we are protective of our environment – for our quality of life depends on our stewardship.

Accomplishments

• Tree City USA Tree City USA_Page_2
• Emerald Award for Environmental Excellence by Broward County
• Top recycling City in Broward per capita
• City Sprinkler System replaced with low flow and shutoffs
• Certified Wildlife Habitat – 5th City in Florida
• City-wide Recycling Day (Environmental Day)
• Offer Free Sprinkler Surveys to reduce water consumption
• Fuel – Utilizing smaller fuel efficient vehicles where possible and reducing the idle time
• Recycled Water – LHP has been using Recycled water for irrigation on our Federal Highway medians for years and is now attempting to use the recycled water within the City
• Clean-up Runoff – Our new drainage projects clean the stormwater runoff before it enters our canals and ocean to protect those waters
• Installed Solar Street and Parking Lot Lighting
• First LEED Certified Residential Home in Broward County
• Use of Hybrid vehicles for Code Assistance personnel
• Pervious Paver System – Returns clean ground water to the soil below rather than runoff
• Green Technology Sports Field Lighting replacement at Frank McDonough Park and Dan Witt Park

Resources

• Lighthouse Point Garden Club
o Inger Jones, Club Liaison
LHP Garden Club website

• City Resources including Recycling and City Infrastructure
o Public Works Department 954.946.7386

• Broward County Extension Service
o (954) 357-5270
Broward County Extension Education

• Certified Wildlife Habitat
o Erica Davey

• Sprinkler Survey
o Bob Carew – Broward County – 954.519.1281

• Emerald Award
Broward County Emerald Award webpage

• Tree City USA
Tree City USA website