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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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 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 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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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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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 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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