The Town of Snowmass Village's Environmental Leadership Award celebrates local leadership and commitment to environmental stewardship through policies, programs, or actions focused on energy conservation, water quality and/or conservation, and waste reduction and recycling.
2019 Nomination Process:
The Environmental Advisory Board will begin accepting nominations for the 2019 Environmental Leadership Award in November 2018.
Projects will be evaluated as much as possible on the quantifiable results that positively affect the environment. Nominees should be organizations or businesses located and/or operating in the Town, or impacting the Town and regional environment. Other nominations outside of these criteria are welcomed and will be considered.
In selecting awardees, the Board will consider the following criteria:
Success: Can the impact(s) of the project/action be measured against a stated goal?
Cost effectiveness: Does the project/action achieve much for little expense?
Applicability: Are the action's effects easily reproduced, or do they lend themselves to widespread use? Are they likely to encourage other actions to benefit the Town environment?
Leadership: Does the project/action demonstrate vision, foresight, or persistence?
Visibility: Is the project/action highly visible? How has the community been made aware of it?
Impact on the Town of Snowmass Village: Does the project/action enhance the Town’s public image?
Type of Positive Benefit: What positive benefits are created as a result of the project/action? These might include preservation of a valuable resource or restoration/enlargement of one; removal/reduction of negative conditions; written and/or graphic material that will educate and inspire Town residents