Large Methane User Fee Proposal

Background, Details, and Requested Action Overview Community for Sustainable Energy (CforSE) and the Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) are partnering to advocate for the City of Fort Collins to adopt a methane fee structure that…

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FCSG Statement on Interim Climate Budget Offers for 2024 (Part 2)

Statement posted on April 29th, 2024 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed excerpts of the work session summary memorandum for April 9th of this year, in which staff provides a “Greenhouse Gas Emissions…

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FCSG Statement on Interim Climate Budget Offers for 2024 (Part 1)

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed City staff’s proposed appropriation of the 2024 sales tax, and has discussed the climate offers with the City’s Climate Team.  We do not believe that the interim…

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Open Letter to Fort Collins City Council on All Source RFP for Firm, Dispatchable Power

Dear Mayor Arndt and Councilmembers Gutowksy, Pignataro, Canonico, Peel, Ohlson, and Francis – It recently came to our attention that Kendall Minor sent you a memo in mid-December responding to our campaign to encourage the…

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Fort Collins’ proposed tax increase is inadequate to meet its climate and transit goals

Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on September 17th, 2023 The Fort Collins City Council recently decided to ask voters to approve a 0.5% sales and use tax increase this November to partially address an…

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FCSG Statement on Increasing the City’s Sales Tax to Support Our Climate Future and Other Programs

Statement posted on August 13, 2023 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed Resolution 2023-074 submitting a ballot issue question to increase the City’s sales and use tax to support the Our Climate Future,…

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FCSG Statement on the Continued Importance of a Large Emitter Tax

Statement updated on June 22, 2023 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) urges City Council to let the voters decide whether or not to impose a Large Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emitter Tax on corporate polluters…

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Letter to City Council on Development of 1041 Regulations

Dear Mayor Arndt and Councilmembers Canonico, Francis, Gutowsky, Ohlson, Peel, and Pignataro, We, the undersigned, have been part of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) providing input to the City on the development of its 1041…

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Letter to City Council in Support of a Large GHG Emitter Tax

Dear Mayor Arndt and Councilmembers Gutowsky, Pignataro, Canonico, Peel, Ohlson, and Francis – The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has been advocating for a large greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter fee or tax since the Council…

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Letter to Council Finance Committee on Importance of Large Emitter Tax

Dear Councilmembers Francis, Pignataro, Peel, and Ohlson – The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed the packet for the Council Finance Committee meeting this Thursday.  We would like to ask you to ask staff…

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