Proposed Regulations on Use of Polystyrene Foam
Avon Town Council will conduct a public hearing on January 28, 2020, on the Second Reading of Ordinance No. 19-11 Expanded Polystyrene Ban. The public hearing will be held at the Avon Town Hall, 100 Mikaela Way, Avon, CO, at 5:00 pm or as soon as possible thereafter. Avon Town Council passed First Reading of Ordinance No. 19-11 on November 19th, 2019. If enacted, Ordinance No. 19-11 would prohibit food vendors from using disposable food service ware made of expanded polystyrene (i.e. Styrofoam) when providing prepared food to their patrons by adopting a new Chapter 8.50 of Title 8 of the Avon Municipal Code Establishing Provisions Regarding Ban on Use of Polystyrene Foam.
Similar legislation was proposed, reviewed and ultimately tabled by the Town Council in 2017. To learn more, visit the Proposed Regulations on Polystyrene page.
As a mountain and recreation-based community, Avon has a close connection with the environment and understands that nature’s health and well-being is one of the town’s most valuable assets. Therefore, reducing Avon’s carbon footprint is one of the town’s priorities. To learn more, visit the Climate Action page.
As mandated by Article I, Section 2, of the U.S. Constitution, every ten years the Census Bureau counts the entire population of the country. The Census Bureau also collects demographic information such as group living situations, sex, age and race of each person. The Town of Avon has a vested interest in achieving an accurate and complete census. To learn more, visit the 2020 Census page.
The Town of Avon is considering the future community uses for town-owned properties. The design and planning team, led by Design Workshop, is working with the Town to create land use development and business plans for the sites, providing insight into viable future uses to fulfill Town and public use needs. To learn more, visit the Town-Owned Properties page.