The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is seeking input from the community as it creates measurable regional sustainability goals for El Paso and Teller counties.

The group is asking for advice from cities, counties, businesses, economic development organizations, as well as environmental groups, schools, citizens and the military.

The first meeting is scheduled for Aug. 27 and will focus on materials management. The health focus group will meet Aug. 31, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. National Environment will meet Sept. 13, economic development will meet Sept. 20 and the transportation focus group will meet Sept. 27.

All meetings are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the PPACG offices at 15 S. 17th St. in Colorado Springs. For more information, call Rich Muzzy at 471-7080, ext. 109, or email him at