More than 20,000 volunteers worked 1.4 million hours for the city. That’s the equivalent of 682 full-time employees.Generous citizens:
Private foundations and nonprofit groups raised $8 million for city facilities like the Virginia Aquarium, Sandler Center and rescue squads.Saving energy:
Reduced electrical use in city buildings by 15%, saved $1 million.Diversity:
Inclusion & Diversity Council won the national Heart & Hustle Award
from the Association of Diversity Councils, and the Governor’s Diversity Award for improving city contracting with minority– and women-owned businesses. Parking:
Installed “smart” parking meters at the resort that accept credit card and smartphone payments.