TR-02–1-Gross Combination Vehicle Weights

WHEREAS increased gross combination vehicle weights are restricted on the Colorado state highway system; and WHEREAS increased gross combination vehicle weights in Wyoming and Utah are not limited by the …

TR– 91 – 3 Fuel Taxes, Point of Sale

WHEREAS   the economy of the State of Colorado is interconnected, and the West Slope and Front Range cannot be separated economically; and WHEREAS numerous government programs are dependent upon funds …

TR-05-4-Colorado Transportation Guiding Principles

**Note: the following serves as a guiding document only. CLUB 20’s Board of Directors and/or Executive Committee reserve the right to interpret and amend this document and the included principles …

TR-02-4-Colorado Aviation Fuel Tax Funding

WHEREAS annually, significant state aviation fuel tax funds are disbursed to public use airports throughout the state; and WHEREAS disbursements are made by the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Division of …

TR – 91 – 2 -Airport Security Costs

WHEREAS in response to various threats, the Transportation Security Administration has raised security at domestic commercial airports; and WHEREAS Club 20 and the Western Colorado commercial airports in Club 20’s …

TO-09-1-Tourism Promotion Funding

WHEREAS tourism is a major component of Colorado’s economy, is projected to create more Colorado jobs this year than any other business sector, and is one of the largest and …

TO-94-1-Scenic Byway Maps

WHEREAS Colorado’s Scenic Byway Program has celebrated its 25th anniversary WHEREAS Western Colorado is home to several officially designated national scenic byways; and WHEREAS CLUB 20 supports including federal funding …

TO-14-01-Recreational Trails Program RTP, Support Of

WHEREAS recreational trails are an important economic driver for Colorado and its West Slope economies by drawing visitors to their communities for tourism and recreation opportunities; and WHEREAS federal agencies …

TO-10-1-CDL Requirements for Passenger Vans

WHEREAS Colorado’s tourism industry is an important part of western Colorado’s economy, and is comprised primarily of small family-owned businesses, and WHEREAS many within this industry depend on the use …

TE-05-1-Telecommunications Principles

Affordable, quality, widely- available access to advanced telecommunications services and broadband service is critical to the present and future viability of Colorado communities, businesses, and residents.   The proper role …

TE-00-1-Cell Phones, Prohibiting Limits on Use of

WHEREAS the vast distances between communities in western Colorado require the use of cell phones for business, personal, and emergency situations, acting as a critical communications tool, and WHEREAS local …

PLNR-98-5-Youth Hunting Program

WHEREAS CLUB 20 recognizes the value of the hunting and fishing tradition in Colorado, and the economic importance of these activities; and WHEREAS The number of hunters, especially young hunters, …

PLNR-09-3-Horses & Burros, Management of “Wild”

Whereas the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) “Wild” Horse and Burro Program (“WH&B”) March 2020 statistics are: The public rangelands identified for management of “wild” horses and burros have a …

PLNR-01-5-Weed Management, Colorado’s Plan

WHEREAS successful and cost‑effective weed management endeavors require an organized and coordinated effort among all affected landowners and industries; and WHEREAS the purpose of strategic plans is to provide a …

PLNR-93-1-Travel Management Plan

WHEREAS National Forests created in America are a treasured resource, the value of which is inestimable to the people of Western Colorado; and  WHEREAS a wide variety of opportunities for …

PLNR-93-4-State School Lands, Opposing Sale of

WHEREAS state school lands were originally set aside to provide revenue for public schools in rural areas; and WHEREAS such lands now support a substantial agriculture economy, and provide revenue …

PLNR-96-1-State Park Fees

WHEREAS the Colorado Department of Parks and Outdoor Recreation and the Colorado Division of Wildlife have been merged to create the department Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW); and WHEREAS there …

PLNR-95-2-State Ownership of Public Lands

WHEREAS several prominent congressional committee chairmen have been discussing legislation which would allow states to assume ownership of BLM lands within their states; and WHEREAS Under this proposal, states would …

PLNR-95-1-R.S. Rights-of-Way Regulations

WHEREAS regulations to re-interpret and redefine roads under RS-2477 have been proposed by the Secretary of the Interior; and WHEREAS the proposed regulations have generated a great deal of controversy …

PLNR-94-1-Public Lands and Watershed Collaboratives

WHEREAS groups of community and environmental leaders, State and Federal Agencies, and public and elected officials on the Western Slope  have joined together to collectively and collaboratively study and discuss …

PLNR-16-2-Lynx Management Post-Reintroduction

WHEREAS the Canada lynx was listed as Threatened in the contiguous United States, including Colorado, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on March 24, 2000; and WHEREAS we have …

PLNR-91-1-Livestock Grazing Rights

WHEREAS Livestock Grazing fees have been targeted for change by the Executive Branch and Congress  and  WHEREAS livestock grazing is the most valuable tool for managing forage on Federal Lands; …

PLNR-02-4-Livestock Grazing on Public Lands

WHEREAS properly managed livestock grazing is compatible with and promotes wildfire mitigation, biological diversity, open space, species conservation, enhanced wildlife habitat and land resource protection; and WHEREAS the livestock industry …

PLNR-99-3-Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)

WHEREAS In 1964, Congress created the Land and Water Conservation Fund to assure that all Americans have access to high quality recreation resources, to enhance the health and vitality of …

PLNR-99-3 Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)

WHEREAS In 1964, Congress created the Land and Water Conservation Fund to assure that all Americans have access to high-quality recreation resources, to enhance the health and vitality of the …

PLNR-06-1-Gunnison Sage Grouse Conservation

WHEREAS the Gunnison Sage Grouse’s current range extends across just two states (southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah) and a handful of counties with viable populations (Gunnison, San Miguel, Montrose, Mesa, …

PLNR-04-1-Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation

WHEREAS the Greater Sage Grouse’s current range extends across eleven states (California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming).  These states have various local/grass …

PLNR-11-1-Government Litigation Savings Act

WHEREAS the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) was passed in 1980 and was intended to provide fair access to legal remedies for individuals, small businesses and non-profit organizations to …

PLNR-96-3-Compensation For Game Damage 2

WHEREAS Western Colorado land owners lose substantial amounts of habitat each year to wildlife, and the State program for reimbursing that loss is inadequate; and WHEREAS The process for such …

PLNR-98-2-Forest Service District Consolidation

WHEREAS CLUB 20 has steadfastly opposed the elimination of federal land management offices throughout the Western Slope because people who manage public lands ought to live and work near the …

PLNR-93-2-Forest Service Budget Process

WHEREAS many public and private organizations and individuals have spent considerable time on various Forest Service advisory committees and collaboratives, trying to reach management agreements on several contentious issues including …

PLNR-02-1-Forest County Partnership Restoration Program

WHEREAS The County-Forest Partnerships Project is a proposal for an innovative County-National Forest project for the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in Arizona, the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests in …

PLNR-04-3-Floating Access Across Private Property

WHEREAS Colorado’s river floating community contributes over $100 million annually to Colorado’s economy, primarily in rural areas, and demand for access to Colorado’s floatable streams continues to grow at an …

PLNR-96-5-Fish, Sport Fish Stocking Policies

WHEREAS the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed to minimize the stocking of non‑native fishes (save trout) as part of the program to recover endangered fish species; and WHEREAS the …

PLNR-03-2-Federal Lands, Sale & Acquisition of

WHEREAS the State of Colorado has approximately 36% of its land base in federal ownership; and WHEREAS the Western Slope of Colorado is home to approximately 18.6 million acres of …