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Independent Redistricting Commission meets in Centennial

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On August 3, the combined Congressional and Legislative Independent Redistricting Commission met at Koelbel Library in Centennial to take testimony from Coloradans about where district and congressional lines should be properly drawn.  The first speaker asked commissioners to split Centennial into two house districts only, (three were proposed), one east and …

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Public speaks its mind at Cherry Creek school board meeting, again

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Of the 122 people who signed up to speak publicly at the August 9 Cherry Creek School District board of education meeting, a significant number did so to express their agreement or disagreement with CCSD’s mask policy, which changed four days later from not requiring masks to requiring them for all …

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GV’s Bullock wants the city to be ready to resist mask mandates

As the study session preceding the regular Greenwood Village City Council meeting was ending on August 2, Councilmember Dave Bullock asked, “Are we going to have a discussion if Tri-County Health (TCHD) and/or the state starts mandating masks?…My belief is that…we don’t just fall in line. There is significant medical evidence that this is a …

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Tom Dougherty will not run for re-election to GV City Council

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER In an interview with The Villager on July 29, Greenwood Village district four City Councilmember Tom Dougherty told us that he has decided not to run for re-election after serving two two-year terms because, “It has always been a challenge to have a busy law practice and devote the amount of …

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GV struggles with policy for ground-mounted solar panels – part two

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER At the Greenwood Village City Council meeting on July 12, an emergency ordinance saying the city will not accept or review any applications for permits for ground or pole-mounted solar energy systems anywhere in the city was made final. It expires on September 13. The issue grew out of a complaint …

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