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CLOSE DRAKE NOW Utilities Board Meeting Protest

  • Plaza of the Rockies 121 South Tejon Street Colorado Springs, CO, 80903 United States (map)

Colorado Springs Utilities is a municipally-owned public enterprise. We-the-People of Colorado Springs as rate paying customers and owners of our Utilities, in addition to others who visit the region and are also impacted by its pollution, demand that you adhere to the advice of the experts that you hired, that Martin Drake Power Plant be decommissioned no later than 2020.  

We don’t want to be exposed to toxins in our air, soil and water. We don’t want our money to be wasted – planning and funding should be used only for renewable energy and energy efficiency.

It’s time to send a clear message to City Officials: 

Stop the Waste and Pollution! 

Allow downtown to Prosper Socially and Economically Without this Unsightly Monster looming in the heart of the City, 

Prepare for Decommissioning the Martin Drake Power Plant NOW!

Join 350 Colorado Springs this Wednesday the 19th @ 12pm for an hour of protest before the first Utlitites Boad Meeting with the new City Council. Join us at the meeting! 

We will be attending the meeting to speak on behalf of the citizens of the Pikes Peak Region demanding we close this 90 year old failing power plant and transition our community to a better future through renewable energy. We are letting our new city council know that we are invested in the future of the pikes peak region and we are excited to work with them for sensible solutions that benefit the community and our citizens. 

Bring your own signs or we will have some to share!! 

If you would like to speak to the Utilities Board with your opinion you are allowed 3 minutes of public comment. Please be sure to head to the 5th floor and sign in about twenty minutes prior to the meeting. 

The Utilities Board meets at 1 p.m. in the Blue River Board Room on the fifth floor of the South Tower in the Plaza of the Rockies (121 S. Tejon Street). 

Please sign the petition by 350 Colorado and 350 Colorado Springs on oneclick politics. This petition will be presented at a future meeting with the backing of the citizens of Colorado Springs!! Sign and share. This is an important issue to everyone who lives and plays in our beautiful city.