The Virginia Municipal League (VML) is a statewide, nonprofit, nonpartisan association of city, town, and county governments established in 1905 to improve and assist local governments through legislative advocacy, research, education, and other services. The membership includes 39 cities, 157 towns, and 11 counties, including the City of Manassas.
Go Green Virginia
is an initiative of the VML designed to provide the organization's members with helpful information and practical strategies to promote environmental responsibility.
The Green Government Challenge
Member local governments are urged to participate in a friendly competition known as the Green Government Challenge. The "Challenge" is designed to encourage implementation of specific environmental policies and practical actions that not only reduce carbon emissions, but can save local governments money.
City of Manassas' Participation
The City of Manassas:
is offering their first green power rate tariff
deployed 106 LED street lights as a pilot program in the Wellington community in Manassas
100 free residential energy audits are planned as part of the smart meter pilot program