Sustainability Forum

The City of Kennewick and its community partners are pleased to announce the Kennewick Sustainability Forum, scheduled for Thursday, July 12th, 2018, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Tri-Cities Three Rivers Convention Center.

Business owners, developers, and the general public are invited to attend to learn about current and future initiatives to ensure sustainability across the City’s day-to-day functions and future planning needs. 

Participants will have the opportunity to engage with City staff on sustainable interdepartmental practices and policy initiatives, and have a chance to speak with service providers and industry professionals about their work outside of City governance.

Sustainability Expo 1 to 5 pm

Visit with area organizations that are facilitating sustainable volunteer and community action initiatives in the greater Tri-Cities.

Sustainability Open House 1 to 5 pm

Bring your comments and questions for community organizations, service providers, and city departments to learn about current and future sustainability initiatives.

City Council Vision

  • Community Safety
  • Economic Development
  • Infrastructure and Growth
  • Quality of Life
  • Responsible Government

Service Providers

  • Energy and Power Transmission
  • Multi-Modal Transportation Services
  • Natural Gas
  • Water, Sewer, and Stormwater
  • Waste Management and Recycling

Community Organizations

  • Climate
  • Conservation
  • Health
  • Housing and Commercial Development
  • Multi-Modal and Energy Efficient Transportation

Intergovernmental Organizations

  • Business and Economic Support
  • Ecological Conservation and Protection
  • Land Development and Growth Management
  • Land Use and Transportation Planning
  • Mental and Physical Health
SF July 12 2018
  1. Miles Thomas

    Economic Development Manager
    Phone: 509-585-4450

  2. Rohana Carmichael

    Economic Development Specialist
    Phone: 509-585-4532

Catalytic Partner
LOGO Benton PUD 2016 PNG
Community Supporters

Sustainability Lightning Talks 1 to 4:45 pm

1:00 pm Keynote Kickoff by City Manager Marie Mosely and Mayor Don Britain

Community Members
1:15 pm Landscaping with Art
1:30 pm Electric Vehicles
1:45 pm Mid-Columbia Electric Vehicle Assc.
2:00 pm Active / Multi-Modal Transportation
2:15 pm Solar
2:30 pm Futurewise
2:45 pm Alliance for a Livable and Sustainable Community
3:00 pm Energy Conservation / Efficiency
3:15 pm Effluent Toolkit
3:30 pm Benton Franklin Health District
3:45 pm E3 Regional Carbon Study
4:00 pm - previous topic continued -
4:15 pm Built Green
4:30 pm Small Business Financing