City Council - At Large
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Commerce City Candidates Candidate Score Card
Will you commit to refusing campaign contributions from fossil fuel companies?
Q:Do you agree that the continued proliferation of oil and gas extraction is a major contributor to the climate crisis?
Q:Do you pledge to support/advance policies that protect communities from the cumulative impacts of climate change?
Q:If you answered "Yes" to the above question, how will you protect communities?
A:A way I would protect communities is by providing more educational materials and resources surrounding climate change. I would work with large businesses in our community to publish an sustainability report and report on the environmental and carbon footprint of their business.
Q:Do you support state Senate Bill 19-181 which grants local governments authority over oil & gas operations within their jurisdiction?
Q:Do you believe that local governments should have the right to enact bans or moratoria on fracking to safeguard residents from the inherent dangers associated with oil & gas development?
Q:If yes on the above, do you support a ban on fracking in your municipality?
Q:Did you support Proposition 112, which aimed to create 2500 foot setbacks for homes, schools, hospitals, parks, playgrounds and water sources from all new oil & gas operations?
Q:Do you agree that the COGCC should pause all new permits for oil & gas development until the new rule-making process is complete and an independent cumulative impact study has been done?
Q:Will you advocate for state agencies and the oil and gas industry to abide by the precautionary principle in order to protect Colorado’s air, water, and public health?
Q:What are your specific plans to reduce the threat of climate change once you get into office?
A:I will advocate for reducing the use of straws and plastic bags in the city. I would work with the city to provide a sustainability report and scorecard on the progress.
Q:What will you do to attract other environmentally friendly industries such as hemp, solar, wind, geothermal?
A:I would propose to reduce the tax rate for environmentally friendly industries. I would also work towards creating a renewal energy school program with a purpose of providing the labor for these environmentally friendly businesses.