Please refer to the Commission calendar as locations and dates may change. Meetings will be held in person.
1st Wednesday of each month (unless rescheduled due to proximity to holiday)
City Hall 101 West 8th Street Community Development Conference Room 201 Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Scott Schreiber (Chairman) Appointed: 03/2018, 03/2021 Term Expires: 03/2024
Erika Gibson (Vice Chairman) Appointed: 03/2018, 03/2021 Term Expires: 03/2024
Hunter Causey Appointed: 02/2022 Term Expires: 03/2025
Richard "Chip" Fisher Appointed: 03/2021 Term Expires: 03/2024
Kyle Holt Appointed: 02/2022 Term Expires: 03/2025
Joel Shute Appointed: Alternate 02/2020 (to fill), 03/2021 Term Expires: 03/2024
Chris Treese Appointed: 06/2017, 02/2020 Term Expires: 03/2023
Christopher Sharrow Appointed: Alternate 02/2022 Term Expires: 03/2025
Composition of the River Commission
Seven (7) citizens, with one (1) alternate, at least six (6) who are residents of the City and one (1) who may reside outside of the City but within the 81601 zip code area or own real property or a business within the City.
Powers and Duties of the River Commission
(as defined in Title 020 of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Code); (g) Powers and duties of River Commission.
The powers and duties of the River Commission shall be:
To investigate, study, and report to the City Council any and all matters concerning the use, enjoyment, conservation of the, rivers and streams in the City and its environs and the open space adjacent thereto, including water quality issues, the protection of valuable riparian ecosystems, and water rights matters.
To advise the City Council on public access to and use of rivers and streams in the City and the adjacent environs and maintain and update a map related thereto as necessary.
To advise the City Council on the use of municipally owned property adjacent to the rivers and City construction projects in the rivers or adjacent open space.
To promote and celebrate riverfront cleanup efforts and public awareness of non-point source water pollution.
To investigate, study and report to the City Council on grants, donations and other forms of funding to assist in the acquisition and improvement of the rivers and adjacent open space, and to otherwise advise the City Council on budgetary needs related to preservation of open space and river improvement.
To appoint subcommittees as necessary to carry out the foregoing functions.
To coordinate with the Parks and Recreation Commission, Roaring Fork Conservancy, Middle Colorado Watershed Council, and other organizations, stakeholders groups, and property owners as is necessary to carry out the foregoing functions.
At the request of City Council hold an annual work session with the City Council to review the actions taken by the River Commission regarding the foregoing functions and discuss future plans.