Aspen Local Election 2019

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…

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…

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.  

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 …

Editor’s note: The Aspen Daily News continues its series question-and-answer series with candidates for city office. Mayoral contenders today discuss the resignation of the city manager and the city’s best and worst initiatives. The series continues on Monday.

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