August 28, 2013
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A Steamboat Springs City Councilman is seeking support for two tax measures he feels are needed to improve city services and combat a local substance abuse epidemic.
At stake Tuesday is city funding for a new police station in 2014 and $735,000 worth of salary and benefit adjustments for some city employees.
After winning with 59 percent of the vote Tuesday night, the local businessman won't have too much time to savor his victory before getting to work as a council member.
New Steamboat City Council members poised to have big impact on employee pay, police station funding
Scott Ford and either Tony Connell or Clark Davidson will have to hit the ground running Nov. 12 and help a deeply divided council approve a budget.
Tony A. Connell is running against Clark Davidson and John Fielding for the Steamboat Springs City Council District 1 seat.
The field for the Steamboat Springs City Council race is set, and all the action will be in District 1 where four new candidates are vying for a seat.