The City of Durango is in the process of creating a new Community Sustainability Plan that is anticipated to be completed in late 2020 or early 2021.
In May 2020, a Sustainability Working Group comprised of representatives from local stakeholder organizations and members of existing Boards and Commissions was formed to guide the Sustainability Plan process. The Working Group has developed a draft plan vision and overarching goals, identified sectors for inclusion in the plan and conducted an initial community survey to solicit input on plan direction.
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Sustainability Plan Vision (Draft)
Durango is a community working toward carbon neutrality while preserving our natural environment and conserving resources in a manner that improves quality of life for all residents and maintains Durango's unique character for the benefit of present and future generations.
Improving the quality of life for the citizens of our community by systematically, creatively and thoughtfully utilizing environmental, human and economic resources in a manner that maintains the unique character of our community for the benefit of present and future generations.
The SAP serves as an umbrella document for the organization-wide integration of sustainability, and establishes actions in ten overarching objective areas: