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Government Affairs Monthly Report

20-11-2017

November Coffee with Council Takes On Town Hall Format Join Councilman Scott Ford and other available councilmembers for Coffee with Council scheduled for Friday, November 10 from 7:30am to 9:00am. The November town hall session brings an open question format into the hall as well as discusses election results and City Council priorities for the next two years. Coffee with Council sessions are typically held the second Friday of eac...


Government Affairs Monthly Report

10-18-2017

Routt and Eagle County Democrats Set to Meet to Pick Interim State Legislator
State Representative Diane Mitsch Bush is resigning from her state legislative seat to run against Congressman Scott Tifton, and Democratic party officials have announced a structure to find her replacement. They’ll meet in Yampa on October 28th to interview people interested in running for the seat. The Representative’s decision kicks off another politic...


Steamboat Updating Its Community Development Code

09-13-2017

The Steamboat Springs Community Development Code (CDC) is undergoing a reorganization and update to consolidate all provisions and enforcement authority into one article, resolve conflicts, gaps and inconsistencies and improve the clarity and brevity of the overall code. The process will culminate with the adoption of the updated code in late October. The purpose of the CDC is to set forth a unified regulatory program for development in the ...


Government Affairs Monthly Report

08-03-2017
Nick Bokone, SBBR Public Affairs Consultant

City Council Hears Howelsen Hill Vision, Considers Next Steps
At their August 1st regularly scheduled meeting, Steamboat Springs City Council heard an hour-long presentation from Boulder based consultants The SC Group on the possible future of the Howelsen Hill recreational area. Members of council liked some parts of the consultant's vision for the area while not liking others and considered what to do next. After much considerat...


Former Routt County Commissioner Running for Congress

07-13-2017
Nick Bokone, SBBR Public Affairs Consultant

Current Democratic State Representative and former longtime Routt County Commissioner and Diane Mitsch Bush of Steamboat Springs has announced plans to challenge Republican Congressman Scott Tipton for Colorado's 3rd Congressional District seat in the 2018 election. Mitsch Bush was first elected to the statehouse in 2012. She currently serves as chairwoman of the House Transportation Committee and vice chair of the House Agriculture, Livestock a...