Other Sustainable Initiatives - City of Galena

Other Sustainable Initiatives

The City of Galena is committed to becoming more sustainable as a community. The following are some of our other sustainability projects and initiatives.

  • Conversion of all City street lights (more than 400) to high-efficiency LED
  • Mandatory recycling at all city facilities
  • Paperless city council meetings 
  • Retrofit of all traffic lights to high efficiency LED
  • Reuse of existing building and high efficiency renovation for 2013 City Hall relocation.   
  • Retrofit of the Police Department and Fire Department lighting to high efficiency T-8 florescent tubes
  • Annual community trash clean-up project (Beautification Month)
  • Dark skies ordinances to reduce light pollution
  • Sustainability oriented Subdivision Ordinance
The City of Galena
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Galena, Il 61036
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The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement. Click here for a short video about Galena’s unique lifestyle.
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