With the growing impacts of climate change across the MetroWest, the City of Framingham recognizes its critical role in advancing sustainability initiatives that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, advance long-term community resilience, and empower residents and businesses. In 2022, the Framingham City Council voted unanimously to issue a Climate Emergency Declaration in recognition of the global climate emergency and the need for Framingham achieve an equitable transition to net zero emissions by 2050. As connection with this priority, the Capital Projects and Facilities Management Division seeks to enhance the sustainability and efficiency of municipal services and functions. It collaborates across departments to hep its facilities, infrastructure, and equipment are highly inclusive, sustainable, and resilient. Building on its focus to preserve and enhance municipal assets, the the Division seeks to empower residents and local businesses with programs and initiatives to do the same.
Explore the links below to learn more about municipal sustainability efforts as well as information on programs that are available for residents and local businesses.
MUNICIPAL Programs and Initiatives:
- Eversource Geothermal Pilot Program
- Green Communities Program
- Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program