The Fort Collins City Council is considering an absurd proposal to make it a
crime, punishable by up to six months in jail and a $2650 fine, to sit, lie, or
kneel in large portions of downtown. The proposal also calls for criminalizing
having more "attended property" than a person can carry, like a cart filled
with personal belongings, or heavy luggage.
Writing to City Council is an essential way for them to hear your opinions
about the proposed sit/lie ordinance. It can also generate some confusing
responses, which is why we put this quick guide together.
How to write: