FCSG Statement on the Fort Collins 2023-2023 Recommended Budget

Posted on September 30th, 2022 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed both the Fort Collins 2023-2024 Recommended Budget and the staff memorandum dated September 8th, 2022 analyzing the impact of the Recommended Budget…

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FCSG Statement on Resolution 2022-094 Adopting an Interim Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal

Statement updated on August 29, 2022 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) wishes to thank City Council for asking City staff to bring an interim greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal forward for Council’s consideration on…

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Follow-up Letter to Fort Collins City Council on the Need for an Interim GHG Pollution Reduction Goal Resolution

Dear Mayor Arndt and Councilmembers Gutowsky, Pignataro, Canonico, Peel, Ohlson, and Francis – We know that you heard the 29 people who asked you during the public comment section of the council meeting on June…

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FCSG Position Statement on Interim GHG Pollution Reduction Goal for the City of Fort Collins

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) began advocating for the City’s 2030 goal of 80% greenhouse gas (GHG) community pollution reductions compared to 2005 levels back in 2009.  That goal was approved by City Council…

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FCSG Statement on Our Climate Future and Sustainable Funding Plan Work Session Items

Posted on April 10, 2022 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed the “Our Climate Future” and “Sustainable Funding Plan” work session items that City Council will address on Tuesday, 4/12.  We are pleased…

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FCSG Statement on Proposed 2022 Fort Collins Building Codes

Updated on March 8, 2022 The FCSG appreciates City Council’s support for adopting the 2021 ICC code with local amendments on first reading on February 15th.  We believe that two additional amendments would both help…

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Letter to City Council on Building Performance Standards

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group is appreciative of the City of Fort Collins’ Building Energy and Water Scoring Program (benchmarking), in which owners of commercial buildings greater than 5,000 square feet have been measuring and reporting their…

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FCSG Statement on 2020 Community GHG Inventory Report

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed the preliminary “2020 Community Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Report.”  We are very pleased to see that estimated GHG emissions in 2020 were 24% below 2005 levels, or…

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FCSG Statement on the Fort Collins 2022 Recommended Budget

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed the Fort Collins 2022 Recommended Budget to determine how well it aligns with the City’s climate commitments.  In our judgment, the Recommended Budget falls short of what…

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Thank-you Letter to Fort Collins City Council for Approving Revised Utility Income Qualified Assistance Program

The cost of utilities is a burden that falls heaviest on those that can least afford it, so any changes that make it a bit easier for these folks to get assistance is a welcome…

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