Wheat Ridge Environmental Sustainability Committee

The purpose of the Wheat Ridge Environmental Sustainability Committee (WRESC) is to involve the community in recommending and prioritizing environmental sustainability goals for the City of Wheat Ridge municipal operations and other community-wide sustainability efforts.

The WRESC will provide recommendations on effective environmental programs and policies to the City Council and will serve as a forum for the community to offer input concerning environmental sustainability within the following six topic areas: 

Mission

  • Evaluate current City of Wheat Ridge sustainability practices and policies and create metrics to track progress
  • Provide advice, support, and guidance to the Mayor and City Council regarding sustainability, climate change, and environmental management issues
  • Involve the community through engagement, outreach, and advocacy; support education, awareness, and stewardship
  • Assist the City and the community to identify, adopt, develop and implement plans, programs, policies, strategies, and action

WRESC Presentation to City Council

For more information about the WRESC, contact group member Joy Opp - joy_opp@comcast.net