Aspen Local Election 2019

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The Lift One corridor proposal vote is one of the most consequential in Aspen history. Predictably, the waters have been muddied. Concerns with the project are numerous and plenty have merit. It is fair to think that the developers could do more for affordable housing. The thought of situati…

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Aspen deserves a strong and unwavering presence at the helm and a person who has an ear to the ground for the community’s needs. Torre, who brings both experience and a fresh perspective to the council table, is our choice for the next mayor of Aspen.

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Ten thousand seven hundred and seventy nine. That’s how many hours I’ve spent as the city clerk. A typical city job is 40 hours a week. As city clerk, I’ve worked 850 hours over that attending city council meetings, staffing HPC and P&Z meetings and working on elections. I love my job as…

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Thank you for the opportunity over the past four years to represent our community from the city council table. I have consistently voted to protect our quality of life, community character and small-town values against the relentless pressure from development. When we put our community first…

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With the resignation of the city manager, assistant city manager, and other staff losses, and a track record of failed initiatives and uncertain direction, the incoming Aspen City Council must focus on restoring stability, clear purpose and effective use of public tax dollars.  

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We are at crucial juncture in our city governance. We have the opportunity to rebuild city hall management with the transparency we seek, engagement of the public, clearer direction from city council and input from city staff. We have the chance to do baseline services and budget review and …

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This week: Pitkin County’s front line workers are eligible for the COVID19 vaccine, but can your employer require you to get vaccinated? Also a look at the two back-to-back worldwide ski events Aspen is hosting beginning March 10. Host Alycin Bektesh is joined by Madeleine Osberger, Erica …

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