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Energy Board

Tim McCollough
(970) 416-2622

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The duties and functions of the Board shall be:

  1. To advise the City Council and staff regarding the development and implementation of the City's energy policy;
  2. To advise the City Council and staff in developing City policies that encourage the incorporation of energy conservation and efficiency, carbon emissions reduction, and renewable energy into the development and provision of City utility services, the design and construction of City transportation projects, and the way in which the City impacts the overall built environment within the City;
  3. To advise the City Council and staff regarding the alignment of energy programs and policies with City, rate-payer and community values and service delivery expectations;
  4. To advise the City Council and staff regarding the recommendations for improvements to City energy systems;
  5. To coordinate with other City boards and commissions regarding energy issues;
  6. To advise the City Council and staff regarding budgetary, rate-making and operational matters related to the electric utility;
  7. To annually review and provide advice to City Council and staff on the City's Legislative Policy Agenda regarding energy and energy-related carbon issues; and
  8. To perform such other duties and functions and have such other powers as may be provided by ordinance of the City Council.

Recommended Qualifications

Visionary and innovative thinkers regarding the community's energy future as it relates to the Plan Fort Collins goals for a sustainable community, the Fort Collins Climate Action Plan, Energy Policy, and Green Building Program.

Eligibility Requirements

One year residency within the Fort Collins Growth Management Area

Meeting Schedule

Regular meetings normally meet the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. | View meeting schedule

Meeting Location

Colorado River Community Room, 222 LaPorte Avenue

Time Commitment

4-6 hours/month

Current Members

December 31, 2017 - Lori Nitzel, Margaret L. Moore and Peter O'Neill
December 31, 2018 - Greg Behm, Phillip Friedman and Alan Braslau
December 31, 2019 - Stacey Baumgarn, Nick Michell, and Bill Becker

Council Liaison

Ross Cunniff