Compact Members in the News
City Council Mandates Commitment to Address Climate Change
The Durango City Council unanimously passed a resolution that requires elected officials and city staff to participate in, and adhere to the criteria of, the Compact of Colorado Communities.
Town of Avon Formally Joins the Compact of Colorado Communities
On August 22, 2017, the Avon Town Council passed a resolution officially entering the Town of Avon into the Compact of Colorado Communities (Compact). Founded by Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron in collaboration with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Compact was established earlier this spring at a statewide climate summit where more than 30 local Colorado governments, including the Town of Avon, pledged to initiate the Compact by presenting the Compact charter to their respective governing boards within 90 days, thus formally launching the Compact.
Westminster formally joins the Compact of Colorado Communities
On Monday, August 14, the Westminster City Council voted 6-1 on a resolution to formally join the Compact of Colorado Communities. The Compact of Colorado Communities was established earlier this spring to be a powerful tool for advancing climate change education, action, and policymaking in local governments statewide. The Compact focuses upon building capacity in critical decision-making roles through collaborative learning activities enabling its members to rapidly scale up and advance climate action planning at the local level.
TOSV Joins Compact of Colorado
Communities (August 2, 2017)
Snowmass Village is the first jurisdiction to join the new Compact of Colorado Communities. The Town Council unanimously passed a resolution to enter the Town into the Compact on July 21st.