Briefs for April 24

City Council not holding a meeting tonight

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— The Steamboat Springs City Council will not meet tonight, due to the Steamboat Springs School District's spring break vacation. The next regular council meeting is Tuesday, May 1. Topics for that meeting include the proposed revisions to the city's inclusionary zoning ordinance. For more information, call city offices at 879-2060 or check the city's Web site at: www.steamboatsprings.net.

City planner promoted to assistant director position

City officials have an-

nounced John Eastman, a senior planner in the city's planning department, has been named the new assistant director of planning services. Eastman was hired by the city in January, after working for more than seven years in the Routt County Regional Planning Department, where he worked on projects including the West of Steamboat Springs Area Plan in 1999, an update of that plan in 2006, and the Steamboat Springs Area Community Plan Update in 2004.

Eastman currently is the lead planner for projects including redevelopment at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

Group hosts depression, bipolar presentation

Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide is hosting Jane Mountain for a presentation at 7 p.m. May 9 in Centennial Hall. The presentation is in recognition of Mental Health Month in May. Mountain's free presentation is "Taking the Mystery Out of Depression and Bipolar Disorder." Call Tom Gangel at Steamboat Mental Health at 879-2141.

Workforce Forum Series

presented monthly

The Steamboat Springs Economic Development Council is presenting a Workforce Forum Series to be held once a month from April until August covering information relating to the Yampa Valley. Topics will include construction updates, workforce housing, workforce retention, workforce recruitment and workforce training. The series will be held at Rex's American Grill from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 9, June 21, July 18, and Aug. 8. Cost is $15 per forum or $70 for all five. Please RSVP to Kyleigh DeMicco at the Chamber at 875-7000.

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