October 19, 2017

Ward 2 Special Election Candidate Forum – the details

I said I would post the final details when I got them, so here they are: The forum is scheduled for Monday April 10 at the Shelton Elementary School gymnasium (420 Crawford Street) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information you can call Sandy Algermissen at 303-279-3281. The forum is sponsored by a diverse [...]

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Open Space, Ref. C, and Bus Terminals

Late last week I attended a briefing, hosted by the Transit Alliance, on the Union Station project in downtown Denver. I will tell you I think it's an amazingly cool project which will integrate local city buses, regional buses, light rail, Amtrack, Greyhound and other bus services, and every other kind of transit you can [...]

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Final Candidate List for Golden’s Special Election in April

This just in from the City Clerk's office . . . the final list of candidates for the April 25, 2006 Special Election: Joe Behm Brian Bookmyer Karla Conner I imagine this will be a colorful campaign. Be sure to attend the candidate forum, which I believe is scheduled for April 10. I'll confirm and [...]

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Final Candidate List for Golden's Special Election in April

This just in from the City Clerk's office . . . the final list of candidates for the April 25, 2006 Special Election: Joe Behm Brian Bookmyer Karla Conner I imagine this will be a colorful campaign. Be sure to attend the candidate forum, which I believe is scheduled for April 10. I'll confirm and [...]

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Owens Signs Statewide Smoking Bill

I just got an email update reporting that Governor Owens signed the smoking bill (HB 1175), which makes it official. The bill, which goes into effect July 1, bans smoking in most bars and restaurants across the state. I wrote about this bill once before, and you can more information about the bill-signing from the [...]

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Five Days Left to Apply for the Historic Preservation Board

We’ve still got one opening on the Historic Preservation Board, so if you are interested be sure to get your application in by March 31. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the evening of Thursday April 20 at City Hall. The only hard and fast requirement is that you are a resident of the City of [...]

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CINQ Goes on the Air

CINQ’s Rob Medina goes on the air this Friday, March 24 at 8:00am – AM 760 – to talk about the Billion Dollar Boondoggle with Jay Marvin. CINQ’s email alert says: “This radio show is just the latest effort by CINQ to educate the public about this boondoggle. CINQ continues to meet with many civic [...]

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City Council Packets Now Online

In both of my City Council campaigns and during my year on Council I’ve pushed for and supported efforts to make city government more transparent and more accessible to people in the community. The latest step is the posting of the complete City Council meeting packets online on the city’s web site. The packets include [...]

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Owens Will Sign Statewide Smoking Bill

After a long and convoluted legislative battle, Governor Owens said on Friday he would sign the smoking ban bill just passed by the state legislature. According to the Denver Post story, the bill bans smoking in public places with exceptions for casinos, small businesses, the smoking lounge at Denver International Airport, smoke shops, family farms, [...]

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Ethics Complaint Update

As you may know, Marion Olson filed another round of ethics complaints against sitting City Councilors, former City Councilors, the City Attorney, and the City Manager. I’m not among those Ms. Olson alleges to have violated the city’s ethics code but the situation is made more complicated because so many folks are. The long and [...]

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