Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission to meet in Fort Collins

Kelly MacGregor, Public Communications Specialist | 303-692-3304
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017
FORT COLLINS — The Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission will meet in Fort Collins Tuesday, Aug. 15, to give residents of Fort Collins and the surrounding area an opportunity to provide their perspectives on solid and hazardous waste matters in the region. The commission will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Harmony Library, 4616 S. Shields Street. The public is invited to attend.
“The commission looks forward to hearing from residents about issues of specific concern in their communities,” said Michael Silverstein, the commission’s administrator. “Environmental issues are so important for Coloradans, and the opportunity to visit and hear from communities is vital for the commissioners to efficiently manage solid and hazardous waste.”
The commission meets quarterly in the Denver-metropolitan area. The Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission is a nine-member board appointed by the governor. Its primary role is to adopt rules pertaining to solid and hazardous waste. The commission is made up of three members from industry, three members from local government or academia and three members from the public at large. Members represent a variety of interests and areas of the state.