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Steamboat City Council to interview 4 candidates, fill seat tonight

Water, base-area issues await appointee

The four finalists for the vacant Steamboat Springs City Council seat gathered in Centennial Hall on Monday. They are

If you go

What: Steamboat Springs City Council meeting

When: 4 p.m. today

Where: Centennial Hall, 124 10th St.

Contact: Call City Hall at 970-879-2060 or visit http://www.steamboatsprings.net for more information.

Agenda highlights

4 p.m. Interviews of four finalists for the vacant City Council seat. Each interview is 30 minutes. All take place in the Crawford Room in Centennial Hall.

6:15 p.m. City Council meets as the Steamboat Springs Liquor License Authority to hold a public hearing about a proposed license for Kyteler’s Irish Pub in Wildhorse Marketplace.

6:20 p.m. Reconvene as City Council; presentation of Bike Town USA efforts, including request for $18,000 of city funding; discussion of leash-free areas for dogs in some local parks; presentation of 2010 Water and Wastewater Rate and Fee Study by Red Oak Consulting

7 p.m. Public comment; discussion of proposed grant applications and city contributions for ski jump and lighting improvements at Howelsen Hill; discussion of options for refinancing of at least $17.5 million for redevelopment work at the base of Steamboat Ski Area





The four finalists for the vacant Steamboat Springs City Council seat gathered in Centennial Hall on Monday. They are, clockwise from lower left, Kathi Meyer, Bart Kounovsky, Cedar Beauregard and Rich Levy. Council members will appoint one of the finalists tonight. That person will help take on several upcoming, challenging tasks including the city's 2011 budget, proposed water and wastewater rate increases and the refinancing of millions of dollars for redevelopment work at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.
John F. Russell