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For Immediate Release:
December 03, 2012
Media Contact:
Maggie Fernandez
fmaggie@miamidade.gov
305-375-3008

Miami-Dade County to be recognized by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) for achieving "Gold" Green Government Certification

Miami-Dade achieved highest score of any local government in the State of Florida to date


(MIAMI, December 3, 2012) – Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, the Board of County Commissioners, County staff and representatives of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools will be recognized by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) for demonstrating sustainability through County policies and programs by receiving the FGBC Green Local Government Designation at the Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Board meeting, Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 NW 1st Street, at 9:30 am. With an outstanding score of 57 percent, Miami-Dade earned a GOLD rating and achieved the highest score of any local government in the State of Florida to date.      

For more information, visit http://green.miamidade.gov or call 305-375-3008.

Who:
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez,
Chairwoman Audrey Edmonson and Members,
Board of County Commissioners,
Representatives of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Kile Abney, Board Member, Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC)
What:
Presentation of "Gold" Green Local Government Designation to Miami-Dade County and Miami-Dade County Public Schools
When:
December 04, 2012, 9:30 a.m.- 0:00 p.m.
Where:
Miami-Dade County Commission Chambers
111 NW 1st Street, 3rd Floor