Environmental Resilience

Environmental resilience is a key factor in creating a recovery that is vibrant, resilient and inclusive. In order to build back better and be better able to weather future disruptions, including impacts from climate change, our community must become more resilient.


  • Commit to environmental justice and resilience in pursuit of our climate, zero waste, energy, water and other sustainability goals
  • Resilient infrastructure is reliable and affordable
  • Open space, natural amenities and healthy ecosystems are resilient, protected and accessible

Recovery Project

Building HVAC Electrification & Efficiency Replacements

Upgrades to HVAC systems in City facilities that will reduce the carbon footprint of buildings and increase efficiency. 


     In Progress

     Spent to Date: $0

     Allocated: $2,437,653

Coming Soon



Lincoln Center Converting Stage Lighting to LED


Upgrades to lighting on stages at the Lincoln Center. Converting to LED lights will significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the center and increase efficiency. 

     In Progress

     Spent to Date: $0

     Allocated: $227,278


Coming Soon

Contractual Mobile Home Park Code Compliance & Building Evaluation


This program includes enhanced engagement, support and code compliance for mobile home park communities, as well as home energy upgrades within the park. Additional details about the program will be posted here as it progresses. 

     In Progress

     Spent to Date: $0

     Allocated: $344,000


Coming Soon

Non-ARPA Projects

There are many other projects and programs supported by the City that relate to the theme of Environmental Resilience. 

About Recovery Dashboard

This dashboard is a snapshot of the Fort Collins community’s progress in achieving recovery as laid out in the Resilient Recovery Plan and includes projects funded by the City’s $28.1 million of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF).

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  • Status: Defines if the project is complete, in progress or no started. Please note many projects in progress may not have spent funds but are in the planning and launching phases.
  • Spent to Date: Amount of funding spent on the project thus far.
  • Allocated: Amount of ARPA SLFRF dollars budgeted for a particular project.
  • Metric: Piece of data that demonstrates the outcome and impact of a project.


  • ARPA: American Rescue Plan Act, federal act passed in March 2021, established $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 relief funding. The City received $28.1M of ARPA funds in 2021.
  • ARPA Funds: ARPA Funds or American Rescue Plan Act Funds refers to the funds the City of Fort Collins has received from the federal American Rescue Plan Act. In the majority of cases, ARPA Funds is used as shorthand to refer to the $28.1 million SLFRF received by the City
  • SLFRF: State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). $360B was allocated via SLFRF to state and local governments to assist with recovery. The City of Fort Collins received $28.1 million SLFRF funds for pandemic response and recovery.

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Do you have questions about the City’s Resilient Recovery Plan or the spending of ARPA funds? Have feedback about this dashboard or programs? Reach out to [email protected].