The City of Saint Paul and the Saint Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority adopted sustainable development policies for public and privately developed buildings receiving more than $200,000 in public financing. This policy grew out of the work of a core steering committee that met 20 times over 18 months in order to:
The result was the adoption of the Saint Paul Sustainable Building policy in 2009 for a July 1, 2010 effective date. The policy outlines multiple potential pathways for compliance, allowing project teams to select one of several available sustainable building guidelines or rating systems.
Richard Strong, Pat Smith