Green Tuesdays 2012: April 24th - Citizen Working Group

This Tuesday, April 24, (7:00-8:30pm) Green Tuesdays in the Village will focus on citizen involvement in improved water conservation and demand management in Oak Park.  This will be an opportunity for community involvement in these issues.  Please plan to join us for this relevant, informative series and share the attached flyer with others! Green Tuesdays in the Village is an annual public lecture series on various environmental topics and issues specifically relevant to the Village of Oak Park.  For additional info, contact Michael Iversen at, or Karen Rozmus at Sessions will be held at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street, 7:00 - 8:30pm.

April 3rd:  The Story of Water:  Regional

Setting a regional course for improved water conservation and demand management, featuring CMAP’s recently issued ‘Water 2050: The Northeastern Illinois Regional Water Supply/Demand Plan’.  Tim Loftus, PhD, Principal of Environment and Natural Resources / CMAP

April 10th:  The Story of Water:  Local

Oak Park’s hydrologic cycle; from Lake Michigan, to 105 miles of water mains, and eventual transport via sanitary and storm sewers to MWRD interceptors in Stickney. Overview of CMAP’s ‘Oak Park Water Conservation and Efficiency Plan’.  Brian Jack, Superintendent, Water and Sewer Division, Public Works Dept.  Bill McKenna, P.E., Civil Engineer, Engineering Division, Public Works Dept.  Amy Talbot, LEED AP, Associate Planner, CMAP

April 17th:  State of the Environment

‘State of the Environment – 2011’, an annual report of performance metrics concerning energy, materials, and costs pertaining to the Village of Oak Park.  Michael Iversen, Architect, PhD candidate, Urban Planning & Policy at UIC

April 24th:  Citizen Working Group

Improved water conservation and demand management in Oak Park,  public participation