Governor’s Council on Economic Stabilization and Growth

Governor’s Council on Economic Stabilization and Growth

Mission

By bringing together industry experts from the private sector, organizations representing workers across the state, and public sector elected officials and leaders around the state, the Council will develop strategies to put people back to work and get Colorado’s economy moving again!

Topics under consideration:

  • Budget stabilization
  • Revenue impacts
  • Impact on Colorado’s core industries
  • Global supply chains
  • Tax policy

Colorado’s Plan for Economic Recovery

Relief
Restart
Recovery
  • Advocacy for federal relief and ease of restrictions
  • Support for Colorado’s small businesses, nonprofits, and independent contractors
  • Promotion of resources for Colorado businesses
  • Guidance to local governments and businesses
    • Call COVID-19 business hotline
    • Email Small Business Navigator
    • Visit OEDIT COVID-19 business resource page
    • Get real-time updates on resources by signing up for COVID-19 email updates.
    • Sign up for weekly regional calls with Small Business Development Centers.
  • Ease executive regulations and streamline process
  • Clarify executive orders and issue further guidance
  • Consider pilot programs and emergency rulings
  • Examine impact on Colorado’s core industries
  • Help re-focus business models to reflect a changing environment
  • Assist with business recovery planning
  • Consider state/private loans/grants to fill gaps in federal funding
  • One-on-one business consulting
  • Workshops, training, and webinars
  • Additional public/private financial support
  • What do business need to do when it is safe to start to re-open
  • COVID-19 testing
  • Public spacing plans to limit density
  • Boost telecommunications initiatives

 

Council Composition

Committee meeting agendas will be posted in advance of all scheduled meetings. To accommodate the varied committee meeting schedules, committee minutes will be posted on the second and fourth Friday each month.

April 30 Culture Subcommittee: AgendaMinutes

Committee meeting agendas will be posted in advance of all scheduled meetings. To accommodate the varied committee meeting schedules, committee minutes will be posted on the second and fourth Friday each month.

April 28: Agenda | Minutes
May 13: Agenda | Minutes

Committee meeting agendas will be posted in advance of all scheduled meetings. To accommodate the varied committee meeting schedules, committee minutes will be posted on the second and fourth Friday each month.

April 28: Agenda
May 5: Agenda | Minutes
May 12: Agenda | Minutes
May 26: Agenda

Committee meeting agendas will be posted in advance of all scheduled meetings. To accommodate the varied committee meeting schedules, committee minutes will be posted on the second and fourth Friday each month.

April 28: AgendaMinutes
May 5: Agenda – Cancelled
May 12: AgendaMinutes
May 19: Agenda – Cancelled
May 26: Agenda – Cancelled

Committee meeting agendas will be posted in advance of all scheduled meetings. To accommodate the varied committee meeting schedules, committee minutes will be posted on the second and fourth Friday each month.

April 24 Infrastructure/Telecom Subcommittee: Agenda | Minutes

Committee meeting agendas will be posted in advance of all scheduled meetings. To accommodate the varied committee meeting schedules, committee minutes will be posted on the second and fourth Friday each month.

April 23: Agenda | Minutes
April 27: Agenda | Minutes
April 30: Agenda | Minutes

Committee meeting agendas will be posted in advance of all scheduled meetings. To accommodate the varied committee meeting schedules, committee minutes will be posted on the second and fourth Friday each month.

April 27: Agenda | Minutes
May 15: Agenda

Committee meeting agendas will be posted in advance of all scheduled meetings. To accommodate the varied committee meeting schedules, committee minutes will be posted on the second and fourth Friday each month.

April 23: AgendaMinutes

Committee meeting agendas will be posted in advance of all scheduled meetings. To accommodate the varied committee meeting schedules, committee minutes will be posted on the second and fourth Friday each month.

April 23: Agenda

 

Council Work

Official Communication

Council First Round Recommendations

Council Second Round Recommendations

Council and Committee Members

On March 20, 2020, Governor Jared Polis formed the Governor’s Council on Economic Stabilization and Growth (CESG) to explore the full scope of economic impacts of COVID-19 in our state and make recommendations to mitigate the uncertainty faced by workers, employers, their families and communities. For recommendations made by the Council to the federal delegation, click here.

The Council is chaired by Federico Pena and draws upon a broad network of expertise including:

  • Lise Aangeenbrug
  • Jimmy Allen
  • Dr. Katy Anthes
  • Gary Arnold, Chair, Labor, Employment and Education Committee
  • Jonathan Asher
  • Amie Baca Ohlert
  • Jason Badgley
  • Rep. Mark Baisley
  • Joe Barela
  • Tim Barlow
  • Damon O. Barry
  • Jordan Beezley, Liasion, Department of Agriculture
  • Luis Benitez
  • Aram Benyamin
  • Jason Bertolacci
  • Rep. Shannon Bird
  • Nicole Bonn
  • Scott Braden
  • Robbie Breaux
  • Sen. Jeff Bridges
  • Kelly Brough
  • Chris Brown
  • Debbie Brown
  • Rep. Bri Buentello
  • Tom Bugnitz, Liasion, Manufacturing
  • Kieran Cain
  • Chris Castilian
  • Sally Chafee
  • Don Childears
  • Rep. James Coleman
  • Leslie Cowell
  • Jim Crowe, Council Member
  • Don Degnan
  • Christal DeHerrera
  • Sen. Kerry Donovan
  • Dennis Dougherty
  • David Dragoo
  • Dirk Draper, Liaison, Chamber of Commerce Community
  • Paul Dreyer
  • Eric Drummond
  • Mark Elliot
  • Renny Fagan
  • David Farahi
  • Nicholas Farber
  • Steve Fechheimer
  • Brad Feld, Chair, Small Business Committee
  • Stephanie Felix
  • Carlos Fernandez
  • Nathan Fey
  • Terri Fiez
  • Alex Forsett
  • Shawn Fowler
  • Courtney Frazier
  • Doug Friednash
  • Andrea Fulton
  • Bill Gamber
  • Joe Garcia
  • Rick Garcia, Liaison, Local Government
  • Ken Gart, Chair, Outdoor Recreation Committee
  • Dan Gibbs
  • Michael Gifford
  • Jason Glass
  • Tami Graham
  • Jennifer Gremmert
  • Bryan Hannegan
  • Larissa Herda, Chair, Telecommunications Committee
  • Tatiana Hernandez
  • Duane Highley
  • Sen. Owen Hill
  • Vickie Hormuth
  • Anne Hoskins
  • Gregory Howell
  • Chris Howes
  • Margaret Hunt
  • Roger Hutson
  • Leslie Hylton
  • Walter Isenberg
  • Alice Jackson
  • Rep. Dominique Jackson
  • Mike Johnson
  • Deborah Jordy, Chair, Arts and Culture Committee
  • Phil Kalin
  • Lucy Kay
  • Cary Kennedy
  • Lisa Kennedy
  • Allie Kimmel
  • Derek Killebrew, Liaison, Business Emergency Operations Center
  • Jeff Kraft
  • Wendy Lea
  • David Leinweber
  • Joanie Leonard
  • Shoshana Lew, Liaison, Transportation Task Force
  • Tony Lewis
  • Tom Lipetzky, Liaison, Department of Agriculture
  • Jeff Litchford
  • Amy Lynch
  • David Madsen
  • Betsy Markey, Council Member
  • Carlos Martinez
  • Kyle Martinez
  • David May, Liaison, Chamber of Commerce Community
  • Amie Mayhew
  • Jim McDonald
  • Rich Meisinger
  • Kim Miller
  • Tim Miller
  • Melanie Mills
  • Erik Mitisek
  • Dick Monfort, Council Member
  • Reuben Munger
  • Kimbal Musk
  • Marc Nager
  • Anthony Neal-Graves
  • Kelly Nordini
  • Angie Paccione
  • Michelle Pelletier
  • Federico Pena, Council Chair & Chair, Energy Committee
  • Congressman Ed Perlmutter, Liaison, Congress
  • Zach Pierce
  • Glenn Plagens
  • Dan Prenzlow
  • Doug Price
  • Sen. Kevin Priola
  • Kennedy Pugh
  • Sen. Bob Rankin
  • Bruce Ray
  • Kent Rice
  • Blair Richardson, Chair, Financial Services Committee
  • Sonia Riggs
  • Chip Rimer
  • Cathy Ritter
  • Governor Bill Ritter
  • Mandy Ritter
  • Rep. Dylan Roberts
  • Jason Robertson
  • Roberta Robinett
  • Sen. Robert Rodriguez
  • Chris Romer
  • Ron Ruggiero
  • Rep. Shane Sandridge
  • Rep. Lori Saine
  • Richard Scharf, Chair, Tourism Committee
  • Andrew Schneider
  • Kevin Schneider
  • Diane Schwenke, Liaison, Chamber of Commerce Community
  • Dave Secunda
  • Ean Seeb
  • Sarah Shrader
  • Armando Silva
  • Will Simpkins
  • Jamie Simpson
  • Janice Sinden
  • Matt Skinner
  • Abram Sloss
  • Mark Soltes
  • Edie Sonn
  • George Sparks
  • Bob Stinchcomb
  • Katheryn Swartz
  • Theresa Szczurek
  • Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker
  • Jeffrey Taylor
  • Will Toor
  • Rep. Kevin Van Winkle
  • Eli Veenendaal
  • Brian Vogt
  • Eugene Wade, Liaison, Emergency Operations Center
  • Andrew Wallace
  • Tina Walls
  • Linda Weise
  • Ginger White
  • Mary Wickersham
  • Sen. Rob Woodward
  • Lisa Yates
  • Chuck Young
  • Dave Young
  • Len Zani
  • Adam Zarrin
  • Donald Zuckerman

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