Healthy Rivers  Board

Members


  •  Andre Wille Chair - District 5
    Term Expires: September 9, 2020
  •  Vacant 
    Term Expires: September 9, 2020
  •  Kate Hudson Vice Chair - District 5
    Term Expires: September 9, 2019
  • Bill Jochems - District 5
    Term Expires: September 9, 2017

  •  Lisa Tasker -  District 1
    Term Expires: September 9, 2020
  •  VACANT,                                                    Term Expires: September 9, 2019
  • Ken Neubecker - Roaring Fork Watershed Rep   Term Expires: September 9, 2019

Overview


The Healthy Rivers and Streams Citizen Advisory Board assists the Board of County Commissioners of Pitkin County in administering the Healthy Rivers and Streams Fund Program and in furthering the objectives of the program as authorized by Pitkin County voters (Referendum 1A). The inaugural Advisory Board was appointed by the BOCC on September 9, 2009 


Goals of the Board


  • Maintaining and improving water quality and quantity within the Roaring Fork watershed
  • Purchasing, adjudicating changes of, leasing, using, banking, selling, and protecting water rights for the benefit of the Roaring Fork Watershed
  • Working to secure, create and augment minimum stream flows in conjunction with non-profits, grant agencies, and appropriate State and Federal agencies to ensure ecological health, recreational opportunities, and wildlife and riparian habitat; promoting water conservation
  • Improving and constructing capital facilities that contribute to the objectives listed above
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