community transportation, parks, and land use organizations for the incorporation of green 
infrastructure to reduce flooding and overflows)  


Participation in projects with neighborhood groups/stakeholders to create recreational 
opportunities and community assets (e.g., parks, enhanced public space)  


Use of a Triple Bottom Line approach, including engagement with stakeholders, to analyze 
growth planning alternatives, considering financial, social, and environmental costs and benefits  


Participation in regular meetings with community stakeholders and offering of environmental 
education opportunities (e.g., river walks)  


Web presence established with social media engagement 

Community educational program that includes: tours, speaking engagements, and booths at community 

Construction outreach program for projects that will impact businesses, residents, or commuters. 

Active social media presence promoting ongoing agency efforts and messages. 

Legislative and grants program to advocate OCSD’s interests, consider sponsored legislation, and to seek 
funding for projects. 

Performance Measures & Results 



Community Education Program: Fiscal Year 2014-2015 = ~10,000 people; 32 community events, 
20 speaking engagements, 228 tours. 



Construction Outreach Program: Fiscal Year 2015-2016 (6 month period) = ~50,000; 29 
notifications and 4 community meetings. 



Social Media: Fiscal Year 2015-2016 (6 month period) = 200 posts reaching over 21,000 people. 



Media Relations: Fiscal Year 2015-2016 (6 month period) = Published 15 news releases with over 
500 articles in mainstream media. 



Legislative: Fiscal Year 2015-2016 (6 month period) = 40 bills tracked and analyzed, 11 Federal 
positions and 6 State positions. 



Grants: Fiscal Year 2015-2016 (6 month period) = $1.4 million received from 2 grants. 




Indication of management commitment (e.g., standard operating procedures; board/executive 
management renewable energy conversion policy, including quantitative goals developed and 
shared with stakeholders)   


Internal energy sources evaluated (e.g., biogas, hydropower, heat in wastewater), and/or 
renewable energy sources evaluated on an ongoing basis (e.g., solar, wind, co-digestion)  


Recovery of digester gas in a combined heat and power (CHP) system, and boilers in place (for 
process and building heating)   


Conversion of digester biogas to electricity and heat, and/or transportation fuel Yes   


Solar panels, wind turbines, heat recovery, in conduit hydro, and/or hydroelectric power 
generation systems installed