Recruit organizations that will be partners for a Health Equity and Community Development program which would be an exemplary holistic, community-based approach to ensure all citizens have access to quality healthcare, preventative programs, and information about healthy lifestyles.
*The Healthy Shelby Initiative, launched by Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jr., focuses better health, better care, and lower costs as strategies for improved community health and economic vitality.
Perform an Environmental Quality Assessment to determine the baseline measurements and establish goals for the region.
*The Office of Sustainability focused on the environmental assessment of City and County buildings, as the City and County have more control over carbon reductions in these facilities. Moving forward the Office is looking at tracking additional indicators such as gasoline use, miles of bike lanes, and amount of alternative energy installed.