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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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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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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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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