City Council - At Large
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Lafayette 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:Defend Lafayette's Climate Bill of Rights which is a ban on fracking. I'd move to introduce a ballot initiative to make Lafayette’s Climate Bill of Rights a permanent part of our charter. Join other grassroots movements to ban fracking in Boulder County & other communities state wide. I would deny all permits to drill in Lafayette.
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 would like to ban/tax single use plastics, & encourage environmentally friendly industries to work within our community. Also, encourage current local businesses to switch to greener practices.
Q:What will you do to attract other environmentally friendly industries such as hemp, solar, wind, geothermal?
A:I'd like to offer incentives to draw in such industries and require new builds to be designed for solar installations.