Boulder: Council Postpones Head Tax Ballot Issue

The Boulder City Council decided it was too late to put an occupational privilege (employee tax) on the November ballot. Mayor Matt Appelbaum instigated the proposal. The tax, at a rate of somewhere between $2 and $5 per month, would have been imposed on all employees in the city, though exemptions would have been madeContinue reading “Boulder: Council Postpones Head Tax Ballot Issue”

Fort Collins: New Council Favors Business Interests

The April 7th election went down to the wire but in the end the results favor REALTORS and the business community. Wade Troxell was elected mayor by a wide margin. Former mayor Ray Martinez won the right to represent District 2 and incumbent Gerry Horak pulled out a squeaker in District 6. The only disappointment wasContinue reading “Fort Collins: New Council Favors Business Interests”