United Power Board Winners are Morgan, Grant, and Martin

Brighton, April 17, 2013. At the United Power Annual Meeting, the winning board members were announced: Bob Grant, Ursula Morgan, and Beth Martin (unopposed). The votes came in as follows: 1. West District: Ursula Morgan / Lewis Foster: 3028 / 2955; 2. South District: Bob Grant: 2671, Ken Kreutzer: 2397, Monty Seeger: 1098. Other highlights included the following announcements:
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Adams County Seeks Public Comment on New Commissioner Districts

Following a mandate by voters in November 2012 to expand its Board of Commissioners, Adams County is in the process of redefining its commissioner districts. The county will host two public hearings and four neighborhood meetings in the coming weeks to gather public comments regarding three redistricting options for the 2014 election. After considering the public’s input, the final map of the five new commissioner districts will be selected by the Board of Commissioners on June 26, 2013....
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The following persons have been nominated by petition to run for director of United Power, Inc., in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of Members scheduled April 17, 2013. Districts E (East), S (South), and W (West) are all up for three-year terms. ...
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Joint statement from Adams County, Aurora, Commerce City and Denver

DENVER ­— Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2012 — Adams County, Aurora, Commerce City and Denver met yesterday in productive discussions on how to move forward as a region that will honor the spirit and intent of the 1988 IGA. ...
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At a recent event at the Adams County Judicial Center, Adams County's present and former district attorneys came together for an historic photo. (Photo courtesy of Bob Grant, former Adams County District Attorney)

Adams County Inaugurates District Attorney, Commissioners, Judges

January 08, 2013. Adams County. The county yesterday inaugurated its new district attorney, commissioners, and judges including: Eva J. Henry, Commissioner, District 1, Charles “Chaz” Tedesco, Commissioner, District 2, Dave Young, District Attorney, 17th Judicial District, Judge Leroy D. Kirby, 17th Judicial District, Judge Chris Melonakis, 17th Judicial District, Judge Edward Moss, 17th Judicial District, and Judge Jeffrey L. Romeo, 17th Judicial District. The Honorable C. Vincent Phelps, Chief Judge of the 17th Judicial District administered the oaths of office. SEE ATTACHED PHOTO LINK BELOW...
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Commissioners, DA Declare "Red Ribbon Week" in Adams County

To increase drug awareness in the county, the Adams County Board of Commissioners proclaimed the week of Oct. 29, 2012 as Red Ribbon Week in Adams County. The proclamation was presented in public hearing on Oct. 31, 2012. The Red Ribbon Campaign is sponsored by National Family Partnership whose mission is to lead and support our nation’s families and communities in nurturing the full potential of healthy, drug-free youth....
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The state of Colorado and Adams County Assessor Gil Reyes have agreed that the county undervalued its commercial warehouses by a total of $19 million -- Article by Denver Post

The agreement will bring the county a $1.9 million increase in tax revenues, State Property Tax Administrator JoAnn Groff announced Thursday. Reyes, who had previously criticized the state's recommendations, agreed with its appraised values on all but five commercial warehouses after Groff sent her staff to Adams County to inspect the warehouses in question. "We are in the process of making corrections," Reyes said at a meeting of the State Board of Equalization, which oversees the work of Colorado's 64 county assessors. The office "will implement those in the next week." Groff told the board that an agreement had been reached after her office provided the county with staff field work. "Overall, the tax base of Adams County has really been improved," she said. "I believe the assessor feels that way as well.

Jeffco DA Completes Investigation - no criminal charges against Alice Nichol

The Jefferson County District Attorney has released his findings. Alice Nichol will not be facing criminal charges. (SEE LINK BELOW FOR THE OFFICIAL LETTER RELEASED BY JEFFCO DA)...
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Adams County Advances Reform Commitment

Board Adopts Elected Officials Vehicle Policy...
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