TUESDAY IN PALMETTO BAY: Ros-Lehtinen Joins Fed, State, & Local Officials In Announcing That Palmetto Bay Municipal Center Has Won Prestigious Green Rating

Oct 21, 2012


Miami, Florida --- This Tuesday, October 23rd at 11:00 am, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) will be attending an important community event where an announcement will be made regarding green energy at the municipal complex of the Palmetto Bay Village. The Palmetto Bay Municipal Center has received the #1 LEED rating by the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest recognition for designing and constructing an energy efficient building. With this rating, this municipal complex ranks as the first and so far the only government office building to receive this important green recognition.

WHO:            Cong. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, officials from Palmetto Bay, and other federal, state and local govt. officials

WHEN:          Tuesday, October 23rd at 11:00 am

WHERE:       Palmetto Bay Municipal Center, located at 9705 East Hibiscus Street, (West of 97 Avenue, “Franjo Rd”), Palmetto Bay Village

Said Ros-Lehtinen, “I congratulate the residents of Palmetto Bay who have financed this cutting edge green complex with their hard earned taxpayer dollars. The important green rating it has attained is the result of the hard work involved in the building’s design and construction. The need for energy efficiency grows larger every day with growing threats to global energy supplies. Palmetto Bay could very well be the example that prompts other municipalities throughout the nation to follow their lead in green energy efficiency.”