Regional Government Affairs Update March 26, 2021 🌺

Monday March 22nd was a painful day for Coloradoans as we learned of another mass shooting in our state. Those of us from Boulder were especially upset. I grew up on Gillespie Drive, just across the street from King Soopers. It was just a field back then where we played as kids. Now it will beContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update March 26, 2021 🌺”

Government Affairs: Estes Park

April 10, 2019 Group Attempts Recall A group of citizens in Estes Park began a signature drive in February in an attempt to force a recall election for Mayor Todd Jirsa and Mayor Pro Tem Cody Walker. The group is angry about the approval of the “mountain coaster” in a rural residential zone last year.Continue reading “Government Affairs: Estes Park”

Estes Park: Trustees Decide Against Putting Road Proposal on Ballot

The Estes Park Town Board of Trustees voted 5-1 not to place the proposal to create a Downtown Loop on the fall ballot. Instead, the Board opted to await the final results of a required federal environmental assessment, due late this year or early in 2016, and then make a decision itself on the projectContinue reading “Estes Park: Trustees Decide Against Putting Road Proposal on Ballot”

Save the Date! Flood Relief Benefit Dec. 3

IRES is bringing nationally acclaimed economist Elliot Eisenberg to Northern Colorado for a benefit to assist victims of the September floods. Eisenberg is an amazingly gifted public speaker that specializes in making the arcana and minutia of economics fun relevant and educational. He typically speaks about economic forecasts, economic impact of homebuilding, consequences of governmentContinue reading “Save the Date! Flood Relief Benefit Dec. 3”