EDITOR’S NOTE: This Notice states the event is open to “Boulder County residents,” but it twice references collecting info from Hygiene residents. We contacted the Commission, and they encourage all Boulder County residents to attend — or to send a letter.=== Commissioner Marta Loachamin responded, “We have been going around the county for these town halls with topics of interest as well as just to listen and take public comment in an evening time option (versus our normal morning monthly period). We also have been meeting with town boards/city councils and neighboring commissions as well. We met with the Lyons town board in a public, in person meeting last year.” There are no plans to come to Lyons in the near future, so this is a close by opportunity for you to speak to them in person.
Climate Action in Boulder County – looking for fresh ideas and creative solutions —
County Commissioners February Town Hall
Boulder County, Colo. — Boulder County residents are invited to join the Board of County Commissioners for a Town Hall meeting on climate action, Thursday, February 23, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Hygiene Fire Protection District, 7523 Hygiene Road.
Colorado communities are already experiencing the impacts of a warming climate in the form of reduced snowpack, earlier snowmelt, high intensity wildfires, extreme weather events, and an increased number of “high heat” days. Boulder County is taking action on the climate crisis through bold initiatives that cut greenhouse gas emissions, remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and help residents adapt and thrive in the face of climate change impacts.
“Boulder County is committed to kickstarting fresh ideas and creative solutions to tackle the climate crisis,” said Commissioner Marta Loachamin. “Grounding innovation and technology development through a place-based approach can advance equity and amplify outcomes that respond best to Boulder County resident needs. The Boulder County Commissioners look forward to sharing updates on the county’s work in this area and hearing from Hygiene residents at our upcoming Town Hall.”
REPORT = UPDATES on Three Upcoming Projects
Join the Commissioners and Zac Swank, deputy director of the Boulder County Office of Sustainability, Climate Action & Resilience (OSCAR) for a review of recent efforts to mitigate climate change locally, as well as conversation on local issues impacting Hygiene residents.
“I am thrilled to share exciting updates about some of the county’s recent climate successes including kickstarting an innovative table-to-farm movement, launching the world’s first local government coalition for carbon dioxide removal, and supporting sustainability milestones for the Marshall Fire rebuild,” said Swank. “I also look forward to discussing what lies ahead on the road to meeting our climate goals.”
WHAT: Board of County Commissioners - February Town Hall
WHEN: Thursday, February 23, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Hygiene Fire Protection District, 7523 Hygiene Rd, Longmont
Registration is not required, but questions can be sent in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.