Woodland Park 1993
GASP of Colorado (Group to Alleviate Smoking Pollution)
Ordinance Grade: 1
Some local laws have provisions that are stronger than the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act and provide better protection from exposure to secondhand smoke at work and in public places. GASP of Colorado rates local laws compared to the state law on a scale of zero to five. The highest and best rating is a five (click here for an explanation of our rating system). Any stronger provisions in the state law take precedence over any weaker local provisions so the state law should be reviewed first through these links: smokefreecolorado.org or gaspforair.org.
This local law provides more protection from secondhand smoke than the state law in the following area(s):
Work Places: (City-owned buildings)
Employee Retaliation Prohibited: (none)
Restaurants and Bars: (none)
Building Entrances and Perimeters: (none)
Outdoor Places: (none)
CITY OF WOODLAND PARK, COLORADO RESOLUTION NO. 266, SERIES 1993
A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING ALL CITY PUBLIC BUILDINGS AS SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENTS.
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Woodland Park recognizes the importance of serving the public health, safety and general welfare of our citizens; and,
WHEREAS, smoking in the City's public buildings could create a hazard to our community's public health, safety and general welfare; and,
WHEREAS, in an effort to promote a higher level of quality health awareness, the City Council is desirous of designating the City's public buildings as smoke-free environments.
NOW, THEREFORE, THIS RESOLUTION:
Be it resolved, that the City Council of the City of Woodland Park designates all of the City's public buildings as
SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENTS and prohibits smoking inside any of these buildings.
INTRODUCED AND ADOPTED BY CITY COUNCIL THIS 1st DAY OF April , 1993.
Clarke D. Becker, Mayor ATTEST: