October 19, 2021
Russ Means – Hardrock rulemaking finalized draft in December, late January or early February stakeholder meeting, and possible informal stakeholder meeting, spring rulemaking.
Hybrid MLRB meetings
Mined Land Reclamation Board appointees and remaining members will receive their Board training and refresher training on the 20th.
DRMS is addressing a sinkhole at St. Mary’s High School in Colorado Springs.
Recreational Use Statute – recreation community wants to amend current statute to address recent closures of several fourteeners. CMA is participating on workgroup but encouraged members to review bill as property owners and leases.
Headwaters Bill – Water Resource Interim Committee – Bill Draft
Members expressed concern about the bill which may be further explained at next Committee date.
Anticipated 2022 Legislative Issues
Land Use – Denser Housing – Zoning by Local Governments
Omnibus Air Quality Bill that may include employer transportation and professional, full time air quality control Commission membership.
Stan Dempsey discussed Employer Trip Reduction Program options and opportunities.
Ongoing development of benchmarking of building emissions at Colorado Energy Office
Stan mentioned the Majority Leader’s website regarding air quality.
Discussed revisions to Colorado Recreational Use statute.
Howard Gebhardt – Reported on the Modelling Report by Colorado Attorney General and its implications for future minor source modeling.
Dredge and Fill – CDPHE October 27 Presentation to Water Resource Committee CDPHE Presentation
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Presentation