Boulder County, Colo. — On Tuesday, Dec. 18, the Boulder County Commissioners announced the recipients of 2019 Environmental Sustainability Grants in the following communities in Boulder County: Boulder, Erie, Jamestown, Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Lyons, Nederland, Superior, and Ward.
Boulder County’s Environmental Sustainability Matching Grant Program provides an opportunity for governmental organizations in the county to undertake environmental sustainability priorities within their communities. In addition to supporting local efforts, Boulder County’s Environmental Sustainability Matching Grant Program will help the county leverage community resources for a coordinated, county-wide approach to environmental sustainability.
The 2019 Sustainability Grant recipients are pursuing diverse projects, including recycling and yard waste drop-off events, strategies to support equitable access to energy-related services for all community members, and efforts to streamline city permitting to increase solar and electric vehicle adoption.
- Town of Jamestown proposed funding of $9,050 to support diversion of waste from the landfill through the continuation of recycling and hard-to-recycle material diversion, local food production through the expansion of the community garden, and development of a multi-year work plan.