June 8, 2023

Kingston has acquired $268,644.54 from DEC’s Municipal Zero-Emission Automobile Infrastructure Grant Program for 2 fast-charging EV stations.

The charging stations, which can be put in within the public lot at 2 Broadway, can be direct present quick charger (DCFC) EV stations, that can be open to the general public. The Metropolis of Kingston at the moment has a complete of 5 places with Degree 2 EV chargers, with 4 extra to come back on-line in 2023. This new award would be the first municipal set up of Degree 3 DCFC stations in Kingston.

In New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s latest report on native governments adapting to local weather change, Kingston scored very excessive, checking off all classes of measures to extend resiliency, which incorporates adopting constructing requirements, initiating planning research, and adopting zoning ordinances.

The Sustainability Workplace manages the Metropolis’s environmental initiatives, initiatives, and programming, together with vitality, land use, local weather adaptation and resiliency, transportation, recycling and environmental schooling. Present initiatives embrace Group Selection Aggregation, Organics Diversion, Group Preservation Planning, Waterfront Flooding Resiliency, Constructing Decarbonization and extra. Extra details about the Metropolis of Kingston’s sustainability efforts at https://kingston-ny.gov/sustainability.

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