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Former Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts on shortlist of candidates for economic development job in Florida

The Hernando Today reported last week that nine candidates, including some other former city managers from across the country, are being considered for the job.

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Some Steamboat Springs City Council members at odds with city manager

The Steamboat Springs City Council will review City Manager Jon Roberts' contract Tuesday night after a couple of council members expressed concerns about his job performance.

Steamboat city manager back full time

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts has returned to his position full time, according to a news release the city sent out today. Roberts was unconscious for eight days with a traumatic brain injury and significant bodily wounds after he crashed Jan. 2 during what he called “just a simple ski run” at Steamboat Ski Area.

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Jon Roberts could be released from hospital Friday

Steamboat city manager to start outpatient therapy, could return to Steamboat as soon as next week

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts could be released from the hospital Friday and resume some work for the city in April, indicating a positive outcome after a Jan. 2 skiing accident.

Steamboat city manager improving every day

Jon Roberts spending time out of hospital, walking with a cane during recovery

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts is walking with a cane and spending one day a week at a second home near Colorado Springs as his recovery continues to rapidly progress after a Jan. 2 skiing accident.

Doctors say Steamboat city manager could be released April 8

Tentative date set for Jon Roberts

Jon Roberts is progressing rapidly in his recovery from a Jan. 2 skiing accident. Roberts likely will return home to Steamboat Springs for outpatient treatment after release from Denver's Craig Hospital.

Steamboat City Manager Jon Roberts moved to different facility

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts moved this week to Craig Hospital, an Englewood facility that specializes in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, to continue his recovery from a Jan. 2 skiing accident at Steamboat Ski Area.

Steamboat city manager moved out of intensive care Sunday

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts has been moved out of intensive care and placed in the progressive care unit at Denver Health medical center, his wife, LeAnn Roberts, said Sunday.

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Doctors expect full recovery for Steamboat City Manager Jon Roberts

Wife says his condition improves daily

Doctors expect Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Rob­erts to make a full recovery from critical injuries and brain trauma sustained in a Jan. 2 skiing accident, his wife said Wednesday. But a long recovery lies ahead.

City Manager Jon Roberts regains consciousness

Official makes huge step in recovery at Denver hospital after ski accident

The recovery of City Manager Jon Roberts took a huge step forward at a Denver hospital Monday as he regained consciousness for the first time since his Jan. 2 fall at Steamboat Ski Area. Roberts remained in critical condition Monday evening.

In positive step, Roberts flashes the peace sign

Steamboat's city manager remains in the intensive care unit at Denver Health medical center, but friends and family are encouraged by his small gains.

Steamboat city manager opens eyes after ski accident Sunday

Jon Roberts still considered unconscious

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts is making progress in his recovery after a skiing accident Sunday, Deputy City Manager Wendy DuBord said Friday.

Investigation of Steamboat city manager's ski accident continues

Jon Roberts still unconscious; police expect to see ski patrol report Monday

Police Chief JD Hays said a Steamboat police investigator likely would look at Steamboat Ski Patrol's report Monday. Jon Roberts remains unconscious in Denver.

No spinal cord injury for Steamboat city manager

Jon Roberts remains unconscious in Denver hospital after Sunday accident

An MRI showed no spinal cord damage for Jon Roberts, who sustained a broken eye socket and three broken ribs in an accident Sunday at Steamboat Ski Area that has left him unconscious and in critical condition. Authorities are still looking into what they think was a one-person incident and are asking witnesses to call Steamboat Ski Patrol.

City manager's family thankful for support

Jon Roberts remains in critical condition, but is making advances

City Manager Jon Roberts suffered a broken bone near one of his eyes and cracked or broke some ribs in an accident Sunday at Steamboat Ski Area that has left him unconscious and in critical condition at a Denver hospital.

Steamboat city manager improving but remains critical

There was encouraging news Monday about Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts, who was flown to a Denver hospital Sunday after a critical and still unknown injury suffered at Steamboat Ski Area. “Jon is stable and he’s making small improvements,” said Deputy City Manager Wendy DuBord.

Steamboat city manager in critical condition at Denver hospital

Jon Roberts found injured at Steamboat Ski Area

Jon Roberts was found unconscious on the Sitz ski trail at the Steamboat Ski Area on Sunday afternoon. He remains in critical condition at a Denver hospital as of 3 p.m. today.

Steamboat lays off 7 city employees

Cuts primarily to administrative positions effective today amid tight 2011 budget

The axe finally fell Monday morning in City Hall and Centennial Hall. Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts said seven full-time city employees were laid off Monday, the latest outcome in a two-year work force reduction that has included hiring freezes, furloughs and pay reductions for city staff.

City delays finance director hire

Bob Litzau will lead department through 2010 budget process

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts has chosen to delay the hiring of a finance director at a time when declining revenues and budget cuts have made the city's coffers a principal concern.

Jon Roberts released from California hospital

Steamboat Springs city manager hopes to return to town next week, but still must complete physical therapy for injuries suffered in a Memorial Day weekend skydiving accident.

Roberts recounts skydiving accident

City manager's condition improves to "fair" in California hospital

Reached by telephone in his hospital room Thursday, Roberts described the weekend accident that concluded with his successfully dodging a 30-foot building, only to get tangled in TV antennae on top of it. The city manager is now listed in fair condition.

Roberts' condition still serious

City manager continuing to improve after Saturday skydiving accident

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts remained in serious condition Wednesday at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California, but family members said they continue to see steady signs of improvement.

Roberts steadily improves

Investigations of city manager's skydiving accident under way

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts' condition continues to improve in a California hospital after a Saturday skydiving accident that is under investigation.

Family says Jon Roberts improving

City manager in California hospital after skydiving accident

City manager's condition is improving at a California hospital after a skydiving accident Saturday.

City manager seriously hurt in skydiving accident

Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts was hurt in a skydiving accident Saturday near Perris, Calif. He was listed in serious condition Sunday night at Loma Linda Hospital in Loma Linda, Calif.

Victorville financial practices criticized

Lack of 'internal control' cited at city manager's former post

A California accounting firm is alleging inadequate "internal control and accounting records" in Victorville, Calif., city government, an organization that was led by Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts from 1999 until last month.

Roberts, city exploring unpaid leaves for employees

Steamboat Springs Transit driver: I'd prefer furloughs to firings

In a Friday meeting with top city of Steamboat Springs officials, City Manager Jon Roberts asked department leaders to consider having city employees take four hours of unpaid leave a week. Such unpaid leave is known as furloughs.

Steamboatpilot.com postpones Roberts Web chat

Event will be rescheduled for a future day.

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It's official: Roberts hired as city manager

Council president: Background check comes back 'glowing'

Victorville, Calif.'s top city official will assume the vacancy created by Alan Lanning's departure last year. Steamboat Springs City Council members were pleased with the results of a recently completed reference check on Roberts.

Victorville lawsuit legitimacy dismissed

City manger finalist, others address $33M suit

The owner of a business suing the city of Victorville, Calif., for $33 million is urging people to consider the source when Jon Roberts, the man set to become Steamboat Springs' next city manager, dismisses the lawsuit as "bogus."

Hiring delayed for city manager job

Council postpones signing of contract pending background checks

Jon Roberts inched closer to an office in City Hall at a meeting of the Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday, but he was not officially offered the job of city manager.

Roberts enters home stretch

Colleagues offer mixed reviews of city manager candidate

Victorville City Manager Jon Roberts arrived in Steamboat on Monday to meet with city officials and tour city facilities in advance of a final interview Wednesday with the Steamboat Springs City Council. Council appears poised to offer the city manager job to Roberts, the only finalist for the position.

City manager finalist withdraws candidacy

Bob McLaurin of Jackson, Wyo., cites personal reasons; Roberts remains

Bob McLaurin, town manager of Jackson, Wyo., and one of two finalists to be Steamboat's next city manager, is no longer seeking the job - leaving Jon Roberts, city manager of Victorville, Calif., as the sole finalist.

City manager finalists talk about position

The two finalists to be the city's next top administrator have different feelings about the fact that Steamboat Springs has lost two city managers in less than three years.

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