Help Shape San Bernardino County’s Renewable Energy Future

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By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– From Oak Hills to Apple Valley and Helendale to Newberry Springs, renewable energy projects can impact neighborhoods across the High Desert. So San Bernardino County is creating a plan for renewable energy and wants to hear your thoughts, according to 1st District Supervisor Robert Lovingood.  A new website, www.SPARCForum.org, will allow anyone to read what others are saying and share your own ideas.

This month, the County is holding the first round of workshops where you can learn more about renewable energy. Participants will be asked to identify and prioritize strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats regarding future renewable energy projects.  Find the workshop closest to you:

Hesperia – April 22, 6:00-8:00 PM

Hesperia Library (9650 Seventh Avenue, Hesperia, CA 92345)

Barstow – April 23, 6:00-8:00 PM

Barstow City Council Chambers (220 East Mountain View Street, Barstow, CA  92311)

San Bernardino – April 15, 6:00-8:00 PM

Covington Chambers, County Government Center (385 N. Arrowhead Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92415)

Big Bear – April 16, 6:00-8:00 PM

Big Bear Municipal Water District (40524 Lakeview Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315)

Yucca Valley – April 17, 6:00-8:00 PM

Community Center, Yucca Room (57090 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92311)

Details about the workshop agenda and online activities can be found at www.SPARCForum.org.

The San Bernardino County Partnership for Renewable Energy and Conservation (SPARC) will provide a framework for renewable energy development while protecting communities and natural resources. Community input will help shape the drafting of a County General Plan Renewable Energy Element for consideration by the Board of Supervisors. For more information, visit www.SPARCForum.org or contact the County Land Use Services Department at (909) 252-5105.

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