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3rd Friday Coffee Break: Brentwood Bound Update - Resilient to Historic Rainfall One-Year Later?

  • 16 Dec 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Zoom

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Coffee Break

Brentwood Bound: One-Year Later
A follow-up discussion on the stormwater management and community green space project - after July 2022 unprecedented rainfall

Need a break? A quick face-to-face with your green building community? New thoughts, ideas, and conversation to jump start your day? Join your Green Buildings Are Better community every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month for a quick coffee break discussing green building, sustainability. and community hot topics with local and national featured guests! View previously recorded USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter Coffee Breaks. 

HOT TOPIC

Historic flooding has forced Brentwood Bound to think about how to support infrastructure, the neighborhood and new growth. Eric Gruenenfeld, Director of Parks & Recreation at the City of Brentwood, Missouri (and 2021 Annual Green Building Showcase speaker) will discuss his experiences leading the initiative during unprecedented rainfall.

Brentwood Bound is a comprehensive set of solutions including a Deer Creek - Flood Mitigation project. St. Louis storms over July 25-26, 2022 dumped a little more than 9 inches of rain, the highest 24 hour rainfall on record. Michael Wysession, a professor of geophysics at Washington University as quoted by PBS stated, “The average rainfall for July and August combined in St Louis is 7.5 inches of rain and we got that in six hours.”


FEATURED GUEST
Eric Gruenenfelder, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of Brentwood

As a member of the City's Brentwood Bound Administration Project Team, Eric has focused on the park and greenspace development as well as assisting with the procurement and management of grants related to Brentwood Bound. Eric Gruenenfelder has worked in municipal recreation for the past twenty years, spending the past eight years at the City of brentwood in his current position, Director of Parks and Recreation. Eric enjoys spending time with his family, playing and watching soccer, hiking and biking. 

WHEN 

Friday, December 16, 2022 

10:00 - 10:30 AM, CST


WHERE

Virtual event via Zoom.

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FEE 

FREE. All are welcome!


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