The Recreation Division maintains 10 facilities throughout the city and offers instruction and leagues in a variety of sports and activities. The Division provides recreation for older adults, people with disabilities, young adults, teens, youths and toddlers. The Adaptive Recreation Opportunities program provides accommodations, support and access information for participants with disabilities.
Boards and commissions are established for the purpose of acquiring and studying information in specific areas and to make recommendations to City Council on issues within the board's area of expertise. There are currently 27 standing boards, commissions and authorities consisting of approximately 230 volunteer members.
The Fort Collins City Council is composed of six district Council members who are elected on a non-partisan basis for a term of four years, and a Mayor who is elected at-large for a two-year term. The Mayor Pro Tem is chosen from among the entire Council and serves a term of two years
The goal of the air quality program is to continually improve air quality in the community. Clean Air programs are completed in collaboration with the Air Quality Advisory Board, other City departments, and County, State, and Federal Agencies.
The mission of the Solid Waste Reduction Program is to implement the integrated solid waste reduction goals adopted by City Council. The program helps citizens reduce the amount of solid waste that is sent to landfills for disposal, and increase the amount of material recycled, reused and composted in the community.
Responsible for a wide variety of services associated with construction. They review building plans, issue building permits, perform building inspections, license contractors, issue demolition permits, enforce health and safety issues as related to structures (including wiring, plumbing, etc.), and enforce rental housing standards and occupancy.
With the guidance of professionally trained and certified mediators, neighbors come together in a neutral setting to resolve their disputes in a way that fosters creativity, communication and compromise.