Town of Hyde Park received the certification upon, over a number of years, establishment, installation, completion and/or participation of the following tasks:
Tasks leading to Certification
Community solar high-impact action.
Environmental Fund completion and management directive.
Municipality fleet inventory
Sunlight General Capital LLC for the community solar subscription for the twelve town electric meters.
Recycling program at: Town Hall, Town Highway Department, Town Police Department, court facilities, and the Town Recreation Department.
Yard waste drop-off program.
Level 2, dual charging port EV station.
Major streetscape upgrade on Route 9 which included extending sidewalks, installing crosswalks, and smooth shoulders for bicycling.
Expanding sidewalks and crosswalks.
Several tree plantings.
Codes for mixed land uses; diversity of housing opportunities and choices; walkable neighborhoods; foster distinctive, attractive communities with a strong sense of place; preserve open space, farmland, natural beauty, and important natural areas; and strengthen and direct development toward existing community centers, hamlets, or urban areas.