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JRD:SJD:sdv 74231 02/12/08 – 2.4 -2- 458647/T-953.008 RESOLUTION NO. 74231 RESOLUTION OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN JOSE DECLARING THAT THE CITY OF SAN JOSE IS A CHARTER SIGNATORY TO THE 7 PRINCIPLES OF BAY-FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING & GARDENING AS A MODEL APPROACH TO SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPING WHEREAS, public agencies set forth goals for preserving and improving the natural and built environment, protecting the health of residents and visitors, and conserving natural resources; and WHEREAS, a sustainable landscape can have a significant positive effect on energy, water and resource efficiency, waste and pollution generation, wildlife habitat, and the human health over the life of the landscape; and WHEREAS, Bay-Friendly landscape design, construction, operation, and maintenance contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, improves air quality and enhances quality of life; and WHEREAS, California’s water supply is limited and under increasing pressure, and Bay-Friendly landscapin...