City Council - Ward 1
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Broomfield 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:On Broomfield City Council I supported the creation of the Environmental Stewardship Task Force, which is tasked with making Broomfield a leader in environmental sustainability. I support transitioning to renewable and clean energy for our homes, buildings and vehicles, creating walkable communities, reducing our waste, and protecting our parks and open space.
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?
A:I support a temporary moratorium while we strengthen our oil and gas regulations to better address air and water quality, noise, and setbacks to keep drilling operations safely away from our homes and schools.
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:If you answered "no" to the above, why not?
A:I supported SB 181 which gives communities the power to create set backs that best address the wants and needs of their residents.
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:As a City we need to transition to renewable and clean energy for our homes, buildings and vehicles. We also need walkable communities, less waste, and to protect (and expand when possible) our parks and open space.
Q:What will you do to attract other environmentally friendly industries such as hemp, solar, wind, geothermal?
A:I am open to exploring tax incentives to bring these types of industries to our community.