During last night’s meeting, the Board approved a resolution authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with Xcel Energy outlining responsibilities related to the Partners in Energy Program (PiE). This two-year program consists of a six-month planning phase and an eighteen-month Implementation phase and is meant to assist communities to identify and prioritize their energy needs. Partners in Energy aims to:
PiE presents an opportunity for the Town to identify cost savings, support economic development and save energy. The two-year Partners in Energy process consists of:
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The Board approved a resolution authorizing the Town Attorney to sign on behalf of the Town a Motion for Leave to file an Amicus Curiae Brief In opposition to the Petition For Writ of Certiorari and an Amicus Curiae Brief in support of the respondents/appellants and among a grant of Certiorari in Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission V. Martinez.
BACKGROUND: Boulder County has asked if the Town of Erie would have an interest in signing on to their Amicus Curiae Brief. They are trying to get interested cities and counties to join in submitting the amicus brief urging the Colorado Supreme Court not to grant certiorari and review the Martinez v. Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) opinion.
The Court of Appeals ruled in Martinez that the COGCC must make all of its oil and gas development decisions, including in rule-makings, subject to the “protection of public health, safety, and welfare, including protection of the environment and wildlife resources.”
View complete June 27, 2017 Board of Trustees Meeting Packet here.The next regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. All meetings are held in the Town Hall boardroom located at 645 Holbrook Street in Erie.Board of Trustees Action Items are brief summaries of some, but not all, agenda items and do not serve as the official meeting minutes. Select this link to view archived Board of Trustees meeting online via the On Demand Video service. To request approved meeting minutes of Board of Trustees meetings, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at email@example.com.