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Town Sustainability Initiatives

Knightdale knows sustainability cannot be achieved without the efforts of everyone. The Town continues to ideate and innovate when it comes to the sustainable initiatives. Learn how we're playing our part below. 

Sustainability committee 

The Town created a Sustainability committee consisting of Council members, citizens, and town administrators. This committee serves as a coordinating arm that will strategize sustainable solutions for the Knightdale municipality as well as its citizens. For more information about the Sustainable Committee, contact Suzanne Yeatts.

Sustainability by year

  • Budget line item created to support sustainable efforts
  • Evaluation of Town owned properties for solar energy capability
  • Sustainable considerations added to the River District Small Area Plan
  • Refillable water bottle stations installed at select parks
  • Idle reduction technology added to four new fire trucks
  • Two electric vehicles added to Town fleet
  • Increased sidewalk connections
  • Maintained Tree City USA designation
  • Public awareness efforts
  • Passed Resolution #21-03-17-002 to support a transition to clean energy at the local, state and national level
  • Maintained Tree City USA designation