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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Letter to Council Finance Committee on Need for Detailed Information re: “Large Emitter” Tax

Dear Councilmembers Francis, Pignataro, Peel, and Ohlson – Representatives of the Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) met with members of the City climate team last Friday to discuss several issues, including potential ballot initiatives to…

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Joint Letter #2 on Fort Collins Draft Oil and Gas Regulations

February 26, 2023 Dear Mayor Arndt and City Council members, The Larimer Alliance for Health, Safety, and the Environment; Sierra Club Poudre Canyon Group; 350 Colorado; Fort Collins Sustainability Group; and Colorado Rising respectfully offer…

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Letter to Council on Protecting Residents and Environment from Negative Water Project Impacts

February 6th, 2023 Dear Mayor Arndt and Councilmembers Canonico, Francis, Gutowsky, Ohlson, Peel, and Pignataro, The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) and the Sierra Club have been involved in the City’s development of its 1041…

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Letter to Council Finance Committee on Proposed Delay in Tax Measures Supporting Climate Programs

Dear Councilmembers Francis, Pignataro, Peel, and Ohlson – The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed the agenda materials prepared for the Council Finance Meeting this Thursday, February 2nd.  We were shocked to see that…

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Joint Letter #1 on Fort Collins Draft Oil and Gas Regulations

Dear Mayor Arndt and City Council members, The Larimer Alliance for Health, Safety, and the Environment; the Sierra Club-Poudre Canyon Group; 350 Colorado, and the Fort Collins Sustainability Group respectfully offer the following comments regarding…

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FCSG Statement of Support for Cumulative Impacts Rulemaking

Submitted to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on November 29th, 2022 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) is affiliated with the Northern Colorado Alliance for a Livable Future, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based…

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Joint Letter on Draft 1041 Regulations

Posted on November 8th, 2022 Dear Mayor Arndt and City Council members: The undersigned environmental organizations, with members who reside, recreate, and otherwise utilize developed and undeveloped lands and resources within the City of Fort…

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FCSG Statement on Ordinance 135-2022 Establishing the IQAP as an Ongoing Program

Statement posted on October 31, 2022 At the adoption of Time-Of-Day pricing for electricity in 2018, Fort Collins Utilities also implemented a pilot program called the Income-Qualified Assistance Program (IQAP).  The purpose of this program…

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FCSG Statement on Resolution 2022-108 Adopting an Interim Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal

Statement updated on October 25, 2022 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) appreciates the fact that City Council will be considering an interim greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal on October 25th.  We support the goal…

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