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GreenPort Sustainable Communities Corp.

…a Colorado Public-Private Corporation

Vision and Goals Book I
(Book II-Project Work Book)

The GreenPort Rail and Workforce Housing Initiative for a New

Economic Development Corridor
A “Proposed” Colorado-Rural-Regional Stimulus Program

…an Economic Development Corridor>>>CONNECTING>>>Workforce<<<Business>>>Tourism

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The GreenPort Initiative for a New Eagle County Rail-Bus Development Corridor
…an Economic Development Corridor>>>CONNECTING>>>Workforce<<<Business>>>Tourism

Design and Specification Goals with Phased Implementation

”Green” Rural Rail Transit System with 10+ Stations… as an Economic Enabler

Union Pacific Track Lease-Upgrade with Major Capital Proposal for Fed Stimulus Funds Initial Focus on Five Stations with Phased Addition of 4+ and Green Bus Integration

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7+“Green” Workforce Villages with 2200+ (estimated) Units Built to LEED® Certification

Project Scope of $650 million Job Creation/Job Replacement Rural/Regional Focus Blueprint for Green Ecosystem Carbon Footprint Optimization

Phased (Start 2010 w/1-2); Locate at Rail for Workforce Mobility; Improved Transit Safety Designed as Communities with Hi-Quality Affordability and Lower Cost

Leading Edge “Green” Initiatives
3a. Green Locomotion Tradeoffs

Diesel Particulate Filters initially Fuel Cell Hybrids long range

3b. LEED® Design for Smart Home Energy Conservation

“Panelized Construction” for Lower Cost and Higher Quality Energy Efficiency “Centralized Logistics” Innovations for Lower Cost Construction Tradeoff Studies of Solar-Wind-Geothermal Sources Storage-Transmission-Smart Grid Distribution Technologies

3c. Alternative and Renewable Energy Sourcing

3d. Green Education Program with a Cooperative CCCS and University Program


Potential New Workforce-Green Residential Villages and Rail-Bus Station Locations
…an Economic Development Corridor>>>CONNECTING>>>Workforce<<<Business>>>Tourism



Proposal to Relocate Edwards CDOT I-70 Truck Rest Stop
(New Transit Oriented Site Development for a GreenPort Flagship Village) Rail Station – Workforce Housing – Community Designed Facilities – Green Energy


Town of Eagle Workforce Green Village


Program GreenPort Participants (1 of 2)
Private Sector-Public Sector Partnership
GreenPort Organization: Private Sector-Public Sector Partnership

GreenPort Organization Mission
•Develop-Maintain Master Plan •Organize Participants •Obtain Grants •Manage Feasibility Studies •Set Contract/Quality Standards/Specs •Award EPC Contracts and Transfer

Regional Government(s) Sponsorship: Towns and Eagle County Project Management: The GreenPort Sustainable Communities Corp. (Colorado 501c3) Board of Directors from Towns, Communities, County and State to Provide Guidelines

•Administer Contracts for Quality and

Mission and Goals Established to Advance Public Good Scope of Program Requires Grants and Fed Stimulus Funds


Federal Government - ARRA “American Recover and Re-investment Act” for Stimulus Program Grants for Job Creation Federal Government Agencies – DOT, DOI, HUD, DOE, USDA, EPA (EPA SmartWay Transport Technology) with Senators Bennett and Udall State of Colorado for Job Creation, Economic Development, Workforce Housing, Clean Energy Initiatives and Green Education Programs

…an Economic Development Corridor>>>CONNECTING>>>Workforce<<<Business>>>Tourism


Program GreenPort Participants (2 of 2)
Private Sector
Union Pacific Corp + Short Line Operator Architectural and Engineering (A&E) Firm(s) - Wilcox Professional Services LLC selected as Team Partner Nationally Recognized Architectural Firm State and Local Construction/Consulting Firms Holy Cross

Track Lease Agreement for the Tennessee Pass Corridor and Potential Green Rail “JV” Complex Engineering Design/Specs/Systems Integration/Program Management Advanced Energy Designs for LEED® Housing Transportation, Road, Infrastructure and Workforce Housing Construction Alternative Energy Sourcing, Power Generation, Storage and Distribution Smart Meters, Smart Grid, and Smart Grid Automation Technical and Business Case Evaluation of Solar, Wind and Geothermal State and Federal Government Grants Initial Seed Funding for GreenPort Start-up 8

Smart Energy Consortiums Alternate/Renewable Energy Companies

Public Affairs Consulting Firm Private & Public Sector - Foundations

GreenPort Investment and Stimulus Profile (1st est.)
Seed – Startup
(Engineering-Grant Writing)

Stimulus Grants
(Engineering & Infrastructure)

Major Stimulus
(1x Capital Expenditures)

Towns ($110K) ECO ($ 225K)

Fed-State $15-20M

Fed-ARRA $125,000,000
Rail Car New Stock Track Upgrades & Facilities Noise Reduction Perimeter Safety Technology New Stations & Infrastructure

State of CO


Private Sector $1,050,000
Green Port ($150K) Strategic Partner ($450K) Foundations ($600K)

GreenPort Project Scope: $653,000,000 and 2,700+ Jobs

Public/Private Sector INVESTMENT - PROFIT Sharing Model (sample)
(Gov’t Land Acquisition) (Local Gov’ts @ $44million) + (Construction Investment/Financing) = (Profit Sharing @ 50%) + (Private Sector @ $518million) = (Revenue Back to Gov’ts @ $25m)


GreenPort Sustainable Communities Corp.
(Colorado 501c3 Public/Private Corporation)

Vincent Cook Ross Graves Susan Lambert

Program Management Community Master Planning Technology Integration

Complex Program Management IBM…Shuttle. GPS Urban Land Institute 2009 National Award Systems Integration..CH2M Hill, Xerox Research

Wilcox Professional Services LLC Rick Wilcox-President/CEO

Set Contract/Quality Standards/Specs Administer Contracts for Quality and Performance

A&E (Architecture and Engineering) and EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) in all disciplines required by GreenPort (Rail, Community Planning and Development, Environmental Engineering)

…an Economic Development Corridor>>>CONNECTING>>>Workforce<<<Business>>>Tourism

Vincent N. Cook
Mr. Cook has 30 years experience in the information technology and high-intensity computing industry, principally with the IBM and highCorporation until retirement. Mr. Cook remains working in the industry and has held various executive positions. industry Leadership Positions President, IBM Federal Systems Company, a leader in Aerospace, Defense and Federal systems integration IBM Corporate VP and Chief Operating Officer for the IBM Asia-Pacific Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan (Annual revenue ~ USD$15B) Vice Chairman, Science Applications International Corp.(SAIC) a leading environmental and energy company Chair, Gateway International (Taiwan and the P.R.C) with software development Centers in Hangzhao and Dalian President, Evergreen Energy International, with Patented technologies to upgrade low rank coal and to produce an environmentally enhanced coal product. CEO of C-LOCK™ Technologies Inc., with an IBM Partnership, to scientifically measure Global Warming/GHG-CO2 Government and International Boards (and various Corporate Boards of Directors, Public and Private) Boards The U.S. Defense Science Board The National Security Telecommunications Advisory Council to the President of the United States The U.S.Drug Enforcement Agency Technology Council International Boards of Directors/Advisory Boards in Russia, Saudi Arabia, R.O.C, and the P.R.C. Saudi Distinguished Recognitions The NASA Public Service Medal for exemplary management of the U.S. Space Shuttle development Medal development Elected Full Fellow by the American Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics Appointed Colorado Commissioner of Science and Technology, 2000-2007, by the Governor 2000Elected to the International Knights of Malta Awarded, in 2005 by Pope John Paul II, the “1888 Pope Leo Medal-Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontific” MedalPontific” Community References Founder and Chairman of Not-for-Profit Family Learning Center ( a 150+ child Pre-School for working families) Not- forPreLeader, Citizens Committee to Build a new Community College-Edwards (CMC) CollegePresident Gerald R. Ford “Beaver Creek Citizen of the Year 2002” by the Vail Valley Foundation 2002” Catholic Charities-Western Colorado Region ”Outstanding Citizen 2003” Charities2003” United Way Executive Committee Chairman-Greater Washington/Baltimore Area ChairmanEducation Masters Degree (MA), with a Computer Science/Operations Research concentration, American University, Washington D.C. Graduate of the Harvard Business School, Advanced Management Program Program


Ross Graves
Mr. Graves’ professional career has spanned over 30 years in the land development business. During that time, he has accumulated experience with: developing project proformas, securing bank financing and managing project financing; site analysis and selection; zoning, planning and platting; design and installation of infrastructure; and all aspects of residential design, construction and budget estimating. For the past 15 years, Mr. Graves and his family have lived in the mountains of Colorado. Mr.. Graves has received national recognition from the United States Urban Land Institute with the “Terwilliger” 2009 Award for The Most Innovative Public-Private Project based on his design work in Eagle County for the Miller Ranch, Affordable Housing Project EDUCATION •B.S. Landscape Architecture; University of Wisconsin 1977 •Graduate Studies Urban and Regional Planning; University of Wisconsin 1979 DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE Miller Ranch, Edwards, Colorado - Graves was hired by ASW Realty Partners to manage the construction and development of this 282 unit project in Edwards, Colorado. The project was pre-sold and constructed in less then 36 months from raw ground to full occupancy. This project was completed in partnership with Eagle County and solidified Graves’ ability to work closely with inter-governmental agencies. Sky Legend, Gypsum, Colorado - The Sky Legend Project consists of 247 residential lots and houses located on a Pete Dye golf course in Gypsum, Colorado. Graves’ responsibility consisted of preparation of all PUD guidelines and development phasing strategies as well as securing bank finance from Colorado Capital Bank for the A&D and vertical building loans. Graves coordinated the sales and marketing effort and managed the installation of the horizontal infrastructure. Graves assembled a construction company that build 58 homes in the development. Chatfield Corners, Gypsum, Colorado - Chatfield Corners is a residential project located in Gypsum Colorado. Graves conceived the project obtained financing from American National Bank and completed the development of 233 lots. His responsibility included all annexation negotiations and subdivision approval agreements. Graves negotiated the contracts for civil engineering and horizontal construction and managed the draws and bank relationships. Cotton Ranch, Gypsum, Colorado - Graves designed the Cotton Ranch golf course with Pete Dye as part of a 556 unit PUD in Gypsum, Colorado. After the design was complete, Graves managed the construction of the golf course and clubhouse. During this period Graves founded a horizontal construction company to construct the roads and utilities for the Cotton Ranch project. The company developed into a regional heavy construction company with 35 employees, a concrete division, deep utilities and grading division.


Susan Lambert
Ms. Lambert is a technology innovation executive with over 25 experience in development of leading edge software experience solutions. Experienced in both Government and commercial markets, she has developed strong skills in strategic markets, business planning and in developing and growing profitable synergistic business partnerships. Ms. Lambert synergistic contributes seasoned experience in dealing at the executive level with large corporations and start-ups, as well as level startFederal, State, and local governments. Leadership Positions CEO, Redsky and D5i Solutions – software product companies specializing in information assurance, critical infrastructure protection, and disaster response solutions President, Shawnee Valley – Executive consulting firm specializing in technology start-ups developing business plans, raising capital, and creating marketing, product launch, and alliance strategies Executive Vice-President, Innerwall - information assurance and cyber security software company Vice-President, CH2M Hill – large environmental engineering firm; architected and implemented a command and control infrastructure for emergency operations for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey following the 9-11 attacks Partner, Bearing Point – international corporate consulting firm - telecommunications and enterprise systems integration Executive Consultant, Xerox – implemented emerging technologies from PARC Laboratories into Fortune 500 Companies including AT&T, Schwab, Cisco, Disney, McDonalds, Sprint, Shell, Amoco, BP

Lockheed Martin – Quality Excellence Award for Systems Integration Port Authority of New York and New Jersey – Excellence in System Delivery
Community References

Platte Canyon Chamber of Commerce – Past President, Vice-President, current Board of Directors Destination Bailey (Not-for –Profit for Park County Economic Development) - President Education B.A. – Geography, University of Missouri at Kansas City Masters Studies in Computer Science; University of Missouri at Kansas City Credentials Security Clearance – US Department of Treasury Top Secret SBBI Clearance – US Department of Defense