Community Sustainability Advisory Board

Board Member Term Ends
Tanja Rauch-Williams April 2020
Jordan Beezley April 2020
Bill Lucas-Brown April 2022
Whitney Painter – Vice Chair April 2020
Stacey Hammond April 2022
Ken Jacobs – Chair April 2020
Micah Allen April 2022
Sustainability in GoldenIn 2007, Golden City Council made sustainability its top priority. On December 6, 2007, City Council adopted Ordinance No. 1789 forming the Community Sustainability Advisory Board. The primary purpose of the board is to assist the City in achieving the ten-year sustainability goals set by City Council in Resolution 1793 pdf icon , later amended to Resolution 2330 pdf download and defined through specific metrics listed in Resolution 2047 pdf download.

In order to facilitate achievement of these goals, the Board will lead, encourage, enable, and empower the citizens, visitors, and people who work in Golden, to live in a sustainable manner.

The Community Sustainability Advisory Board’s is supported by City staff within the Community & Economic Development Department.

Mission

The mission of the Community Sustainability Advisory Board is to assist the City of Golden in defining and achieving its sustainability goals and to empower the community to live in a way that assures a high quality of life for current and future generations.

Meetings

The Community Sustainability Advisory Board meets the fourth Wednesday of each month in Council Chambers from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. These meetings are open to the public.

To view agendas of upcoming meetings or view minutes or stream audio of meetings, visit our Agenda, Minutes, Web Casts, Schedule page.

To view archived agendas and minutes from meetings prior to June 2015, please visit our Document Center.

For more information call (303) 384-8117.

Board Activities

In late 2010, CSAB adopted the City of Golden Strategic Plan pdf icon, and in 2015, adopted the current Sustainability Strategic Plan pdf download, outlining sustainability policies and projects that the Board will pursue in the next several years. The Strategic Plan is intended to assist the city in achieving its long-term goals and will be updated annually to reflect completed projects and best practices in the sustainability industry.

CSAB held a retreat on February 28th to establish their 2018 CSAB Work Planpdf download

CSAB Resolutions and Ordinances 

Resolution 1793: 10 Year Sustainability Council Goals
Resolution 1898: Clarifying Appointments To CSAB
Ordinance 1789: Establishing The Sustainability Advisory Board
Resolution 1937: Leed Silver For Municipal Buildings
Resolution 1921: Direction To The Sustainability Board
Resolution 1966: Solar Permit Fee Waivers
Resolution 1959: Establishing the Community Garden
Ordinance 1844: Solar Fee Waivers
Resolution 2016: Sustainability Goals Defined
Resolution 2004: Memorandum of Understanding With CSM, DOE, and NREL
Ordinance 1867: Amending Chapter 18.40 Gmc-Site Development
Resolution 2047: Performance Indicators
Resolution 2055: Pay As You Throw Fees
Ordinance 1868: Pay As You Throw Code Amendments
Resolution 2018: Authorizing Community Garden for 2010
Resolution 1740: Adoption of Cities For Climate Protection Campaign
Resolution 1797: ESCO Agreement
Resolution 1837: Establishing a Walkability Task Force
Resolution 1852: Establishing a Bicycle Master Plan Task Force
Resolution 1845: Establish an Affordable Housing Task Force
Resolution 1894: Acceptance of the Walkability Task Force Report
Resolution 1907: DOLA Grant Energy Audit Contract
Ordinance1913: Residential Green Menu
Ordinance 1914: Solar Gardens Uses
Resolution 2137: Community Garden License Agreement 2011
Resolution 2255: Energy Audit for Proposal Municipal Solar Electric Project
Ordinance 1833: Amendments to Chapter. 1.05, 2.50, 4.48, 18.16, 18.58, And 18.62 of the Municipal Code
Resolution 2160: Residential Waste Recycle Fees
Resolution 2272: Pay As You Throw Fees
Resolution 2330: Sustainability Goals Revised
Resolution 2400: Waste Hauler Application Fees
Ordinance 1992: Pay As You Throw Hauler Fees
Ordinance 1991: Pay As You Throw Citywide
Ordinance 2009: Pay As You Throw Citywide Delay Implementation
Resolution 2432: Fees for Residential Waste
Ordinance 2007: Water Fountains Tap Fees
Ordinance 1863: CSAB Responsibilities
Resolution 2546: Guiding Principles for a Potential Community Solar Project
Resolution 2210: Denver Urban Gardens Community Garden Use
Ordinance 2022: Amending Chapter 4.82 Regarding Residential Waste
Resolution 2583: Joining the Compact Of Colorado Communities
Ordinance1913: Amending Chapter 18.24 Regarding the Residential Sustainability Menu
Ordinance 2048: Amending Chapter 18.40.350 Regarding Sustainability Menu Requirements

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 Did You Know?
Golden was originally chosen as the territorial capital of Colorado in 1862.

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