AG-18-1-Industrial Hemp in Colorado

WHEREAS “Industrial Hemp” means a plant of the genus Cannabis and any part of the plant, whether growing or not, containing a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of no more than …

WA-98-2-Water Projects, New

WHEREAS the construction of new projects is integral to providing adequate water supplies to future generation of Coloradoan’s; and WHEREAS Colorado is investigating how to provide adequate water supplies through …

WA – 93 – 1-Union Park Water Project

WHEREAS a water project has been proposed in Union Park to divert water from the Upper Gunnison River basin to Front Range water basins; and WHEREAS the water court has …

WA – 00 – 1-Total Maximum Daily Load

WHEREAS the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has adopted a rule regarding the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL); and WHEREAS Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act and related federal regulations …

WA-14-1-Support For Water Conservation Efforts

WHEREAS Population projections for Colorado indicate that the present population will double by the year 2050 and the associated water demand will primarily be met from: (1) conservation and reuse …

WA-00-3-Selenium Control Programs

WHEREAS selenium is a naturally-occurring geological material in western Colorado, and WHEREAS the United States Environmental Protection Agency and United States Fish & Wildlife Service have advocated for more stringent …

WA-10-3-San Miguel Project

WHEREAS Congress passed the Colorado River Basin Project Act in 1968 (CRBP), authorizing construction of five Colorado projects, including the San Miguel Project, and WHEREAS CLUB 20 continues to support …

WA-12-2-Prior Appropriations Doctrine, Support for

WHEREAS Colorado adopted the Prior Appropriation Doctrine before statehood as its guiding philosophy for allocation of scarce water resources to growing demands; and WHEREAS Colorado enshrined the Prior Appropriation Doctrine …

WA – 02 – 1-In-stream Flow Program

WHEREAS in 1973 the Colorado Legislature passed landmark legislation to protect Colorado’s natural environment through a pioneer in-stream flow law; and   WHEREAS since the inception of Colorado’s instream flow …

WA-03-2-Funding Authority for Water Projects

WHEREAS the State Water Supply Initiative (SWSI) phases 1 and 2 have shown the need for additional water storage in order for Colorado to meet its 2050 water demands; and …

WA-92-1-Water Quality Regulations

WHEREAS the Clean Water Act requires and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has promulgated rules to address control and mitigation of non-point source pollution, and WHEREAS the EPA continues to …

WA – 98 – 3-Denver Basin Aquifer

WHEREAS Senate Bill 74, adopted in 1996, authorized the State Engineer to conduct a thorough,/ peer‑reviewed, scientific study identifying a 300 million acre‑foot groundwater supply in the Denver Basin Aquifers, …

WA – 93 – 2-County 1041 Powers, Water Projects

WHEREAS ‘1041’ authority: C.R.S. 24-65.1-101 et seq. of the Colorado Statutes, allow counties to identify, designate, and regulate areas and activities of state interest through a local land use permitting process, and …

WA-14-2-Colorado Water Planning

WHEREAS reliable, affordable water supplies are foundational to the environment, economy and quality of life in rural Colorado; and WHEREAS Colorado benefits from a balanced economy, including robust agriculture, natural …

WA-11-1-Colorado River Cooperative Agreement

WHEREAS competing perspectives between Denver Water and Western Colorado regarding Denver Water’s use of Colorado River water are long and  storied; and WHEREAS Western Colorado parties have engaged in negotiations …

WA – 96 – 1-Colorado River Compacts

WHEREAS There has been much discussion in recent years about the future of water development in the West; and WHEREAS Several proposals have been controversial because of their potential impact …

WA – 03 – 1-Colorado 64 Water Principles

WHEREAS CLUB 20 leaders participated with sister organizations – ACTION 22 and PROGRESSIVE 15 – and several Denver Metro entities (including the Denver Water Board, Denver Chamber of Commerce, and …

WA-02-2-Aspinall Unit Operations

WHEREAS in January of 1962, the United States acquired water rights decreed in the Colorado Water Court for water storage and hydroelectric power generation at the Aspinall Unit from the …

WA-15-3-Animas River Spill Impact

WHEREAS the US Environmental Protection Agency has accepted responsibility for the August 05, 2015 spill of contaminated water from the historic Gold King Mine near Silverton, CO into the Animas …

TR-14-01-Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

WHEREAS the use of unmanned aerial systems for civilian use is forecasted to become an emerging industry that will provide significant benefits for the residents of Colorado, as well as …

TR-01-4-Transportation Resource Allocation Formula

WHEREAS the Metropolitan Planning Organizations have completed  their next 20-yearW planning cycle, and Transportation Planning Regions have begun their 20-year planning cycle, and there does not exist enough funding to …

TR-93-1-Transportation Commission, Rural Representation

WHEREAS CLUB 20 opposes efforts to weaken the rural representation on the Colorado Transportation Commission; and WHEREAS CLUB 20 supports the existing representative structure of the Colorado Transportation Commission; and …

TR-99-1-Tennessee Pass Railroad Corridor

WHEREAS Western Colorado’s railroad corridors are critical to the movement of both passenger and freight service to markets inside and outside this region; and WHEREAS the Tennessee Pass line has …

TR-15-2-TABOR Refund for Transportation

WHEREAS Colorado’s transportation system has been underfunded for years due to a flat gas tax at the state and federal level, and WHEREAS Congress has not passed a long-term transportation …

TR-06-1-State Transportation Funding

WHEREAS the economic viability of Western Colorado is dependent on the efficient movement of commerce and people on an adequate transportation infrastructure and Western Colorado is, like the rest of …

TR-96-4-Regional and Local Gas Taxes

WHEREAS Colorado’s system of funding highways with fees collected from highway users across the state has served the traveling public well for many years; and WHEREAS That system is based …