The following words and phrases whenever used in this chapter shall be construed as defined in this section:
A. “Greenhouse Gases” or “GHG” means gases in the atmosphere that absorb and emit radiation and are the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect.
B. “City Operations” means any and all actions undertaken by the Ashland municipal government that are measured and tracked within established Greenhouse Gas Inventory protocols for local government operations.
C. “Community” means collectively all individuals or entities operating, residing or located within the boundaries of the City, including private and public entities.
D. “GHG Baseline” means Ashland’s 2015 GHG emissions calculations as found in the 2016 Greenhouse Gas Inventory document. (Ord. 3145 § 1, added, 09/19/2017)