Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB)

The Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB) is an appointed board that advises the Board of Trustees to effectuate improvements to Town codes, operations and facilities on matters regarding sustainable practices, resource conservation, renewable energy, waste reduction, public outreach and education. SAB members serve for three-year terms.

The current members of the SAB are:

Kevin Mueller,  Trustee Liaison
Melody Baumhover– term expires June 1, 2019
Camille Thorson – term expires June 1, 2019
Diana Maggiore – term expires June 1, 2018
Jody Andrews – term expires June 1, 2017
vacancy – term expires June 1, 2018
vacancy – term expires June 1, 2017

To email the board: sab *at symbol*

The SAB meets on the 4th Thursday of the month in the Nederland Community Center Conference Room (unless otherwise noted upon Calendars) from 7:15 – 9:15pm.  

Access to SAB Documents in Progress:

The SAB is using Google Docs to collaborate. You can find all of our documents by clicking here.  You do not need a Google account, password, or any other authorization to access these documents.

The SAB Charter was adopted in 2009:

  2009-10 Creation of Sustainability Advisory Board (167.5 KiB, 917 hits)

and was amended by the Board of Trustees in March 2011: 

  2011-06 Sustainability Advisory Board Charter Amendments (69.5 KiB, 873 hits)

Draft Sustainability Action Plan (“2.0 version”) 

  Sustainability Action Plan (143.9 KiB, 699 hits)

Draft Sustainability Action Plan comment form: 

  Sustainability Action Plan (draft) comment form (36.8 KiB, 603 hits)

Preservation of the Town’s character and Sustainability 

  Resolution 2011 - 21 Preservation and Sustainability (168.4 KiB, 663 hits)

Town of Nederland’s Environmentally Preferred Practices

  Town of Nederland's Environmentally Preferred Practices (110.1 KiB, 0 hits)

Town Adoption of Boulder County’s Zero Waste Action Plan

  Adoption of Zero Waste Action Plan Resolution 2012-11 (3.5 MiB, 1,317 hits)

Town Support of Longmont and Fort-Collins Anti-Fracking Regulations

  Anti-Fracking Resolution 2013 - 04 (75.5 KiB, 555 hits)

Current Projects:

  •   Nederland Noxious Weed List (2.2 MiB, 1,485 hits)

  • Sustainable Nederland
  • Sustainability in Progress” presentation (Dec 2009)
  • Create Sustainability Plan and targets
  • Town Power Purchase Agreement
  • Advise Board of Trustees on sustainability in Town operations and investments
  • Find opportunities for funding and partnerships and flesh out ideas
  • Concentrate on goals of Board of Trustee projects and suggest new opportunities
  • Do background research on ideas prior to bringing concepts to Board of Trustees
  • Sustainable Wastewater Plant design
  • Community Center efficiency
  • Town Shop design
  • Water line recirculation

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