Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Berthoud

Berthoud: Mayor-Elect Resigns

Pete Cowdin, who ran unopposed for mayor of Berthoud, abruptly announced his decision to resign the day he was supposed to be sworn into office. In a public letter Cowdin said incessant pressure from a newly elected trustee to appoint him mayor pro tem triggered a stress-related heart issue and Cowdin decided to resign based… Continue reading Berthoud: Mayor-Elect Resigns

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Berthoud: Disappointing Election in Berthoud

Jeff Hindman (a former trustee), Will Karspeck, son of the former mayor ,Brian Laak and Kelly Dunkelberger won Board of Trustee seats. LBAR endorsed Dunkelberger, as well as two candidates who were not elected, Lorna Greene and incumbent trustee Dick Shepard. Pete Cowdin, a retired REALTOR, ran uncontested for mayor. This could be a very… Continue reading Berthoud: Disappointing Election in Berthoud

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Berthoud: Candidate List Finalized for Election

On April 5 Berthoud voters will select a new mayor and four new trustees. The Board consists of a mayor and six trustees. Only (retired Realtor) Pete Cowdin has announced for mayor but there are nine candidates for four trustee seats. Three of the winning candidates will serve four-year terms and one will serve a… Continue reading Berthoud: Candidate List Finalized for Election

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Berthoud Voters Want Change of Direction

Citizens for a Better Berthoud (CBB) was successful in convincing voters to be skeptical of the Town’s current leadership. Incumbent trustees Dick Shepard and Thomas Jones were not re-elected. However at the same time, CBB’s de facto leader, Jeff Hindman lost his second attempt to join the Board of Trustees. Two candidates supported by Loveland-Berthoud… Continue reading Berthoud Voters Want Change of Direction

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Voters to Determine How Berthoud Grows

Growth has always been a contentious issue in Berthoud and once again voters will have the final say. Two petitions focused on annexation were submitted and notarized by the town clerk and the Board of Trustees made the decision on Jan. 14 to put both petition questions on the April 1 ballot. The 80-acre Haworth… Continue reading Voters to Determine How Berthoud Grows