The public is invited to an open house Wednesday, July 26 on the draft Lincoln Environmental Action Plan (LEAP). The meeting is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Gere Branch Library, 2400 S. 56th Street. The City is seeking public input on the draft LEAP before the final plan is presented as a resolution to the City Council in August. In addition to the open house, residents may review the draft plan, ask questions and make comments through Monday, August 7 at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: LEAP).
Mayor Chris Beutler introduced the LEAP earlier this month. It grew out of work by the Mayor's Environmental Task Force and has been in development for about one year. The LEAP outlines the following strategies to reach goals in five environmental areas:
The City of Lincoln complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 guidelines. Ensuring the public's access to and participating in public meetings is a priority for the City of Lincoln. In the event you are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to attend or participate in a public meeting conducted by the City of Lincoln, please contact the Director of Equity and Diversity, Lincoln Commission on Human Rights, at 402-441-7624 as soon as possible before the scheduled meeting date in order to make your request.