Community Relations Commission

CRC Listening Sessions

The Community Relations Commission (CRC) has held several listening sessions this year.  The goal of these listening sessions are to gather community input, stories and reflections with topics that are focused on diversity and discrimination. Additional Listening Sessions are planned for this year (times and locations to be determined).

January 16, 2020 Listening Session

A summary of notes prepared by Commission members attending this session are provided in this link January 16, 2020 Notes

June 30, 2020 Listening Session

A recording of the second listening session on June 30, 2020 is available online at this link.

July 16, 2020 Listening Session

A recording of the third listening session on July 16, 2020 is available online at this link.

If you would like to provide feedback or share an experience but cannot attend a session, you may submit a comment to the CRC online. For more information about the Listening Sessions, contact Suzanne Sitter at (970) 375-5017 or

Take the Civility First Durango Pledge!


The volunteer Pledge Program encourages civility and respect among all residents and visitors. 

Take the Civility First Durango Pledge.

See the Civility First Durango Pledge Program Info. Sheet.

View a video of the Community Relation Commission’s presentation to City Council at the May 7, 2019 meeting.

See suggested Civility themed books prepared by the Durango Public Library.

See the list of businesses and organizations that have taken the Pledge.

Civility First Durango Newsletter

Community Relations Commission at a glance 

Established byResolution R-2012-26 (PDF)
Number on BoardFive
Length of TermThree years
Council LiaisonNone
Regular Meeting TimeFourth Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm
Regular Meeting LocationCity Manager’s Conference Room


Current Members  

NameAppointedExpiresTerm #
Robin BakerFeb. 2020Jan. 20211
Tirzah Camacho
Sept. 2019
Jan. 2022
Martha FloresMarch 2018Jan. 20211
Olivia Lopez-DePabloFeb. 2020Jan. 20221
Lexie Stetson-Lee, ChairMarch 2018Jan. 20212
Amber Blake, Interim City ManagerN/AN/A
Suzanne Sitter, Staff LiaisonN/A


Community Relations Commission Bylaws (PDF)

Link to Community Relations Commission First Amendment to Bylaws

Annual Reports

Community Relations Commission Focus Group Meetings

Please review our documented results to survey questions and comments at different events in the Durango community.

  Rainbow Youth Center 2018 (PDF)