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Things that make you go hmmm.
I get the little postcard notice my box is due a few weeks before hand.
I forget to pay I get another reminder and after that I get locked out.
Incentive to pay. No pay no mail.
Now where are the two checks I was expecting in the mail last week?
Welcome to town Deborah Staffieri!!! I wonder how the post mistress
likes our free bus system. O wait, let her get out from under it first.
As long as Deb and the Chief are there to serve donuts to the troops in the morning meeting like the day after the accusations were leveled against her and Joel I am sure they will be the happiest and bestest police department in 'Murica. May the 4th be with you Deb. Clean house council. Every last one of them needs to go. Start fresh.
Perhaps another citizen committee can do the council's job because of their determined effort to do nothing about the issue. Until they have their Yampa promenade complete and their real estate partners pleased, the perceived and real conflict of interest will remain at the root of this council's inability to lead with any sense of constituent driven purpose. Waaahhhh, we need a sidewalk, waaah, we need to mitigate blight, waahhhh, we want you to pay for it so our downtown out of town developers can line their pockets, waahhh, we just want it our way and we want it now and the editorial board is lining up to support your continued folly.
At a meeting in January, a majority of the council agreed that access to affordable housing in the city was an issue that they needed to address.
WHAT INITIATIVE HAVE THEY SHOWN SINCE OTHER THAN TIF, URA, and BLIGHT MITIGATION???
The results of the community survey show the public also feels it is an issue.
Only 8 percent of survey respondents were positive about the availability of quality affordable housing here.
When that response rate was compared with response rates in 15 other resort communities around the country, Steamboat's response rate on the issue ranked second to last.
WHAT RESPONSE? TO THE SURVEY??? THE COUNCIL'S INACTION??? WHAT???
Survey respondents here also expressed general support for changing the community development code to allow for more housing density.
CHANGE THE CODE THEN!!! LEAD COUNCIL OR GET OUT OF THE WAY!!!
Well said Scott.
City Council-ARE YOU LISTENING?!?!?
YOU ARE FAILING TO LEAD WITH ANY CONFIDENCE FROM THE PUBLIC
FIRE! AIM! READY! should be your motto. Kudos to the citizen advisory panel
who DID YOUR JOB FOR YOU BECAUSE YOU CAN'T THINK CLEARLY!!!
Start with this notion
Any discussion you have in private regarding city business should be public knowledge.
Ask yourself, is this conversation something the citizens should be aware of?
Can what you are discussing be said publicly without repurcussion or suspicion?
If not you should not be having the conversation.
Your lack of logical decision making and allowing a city manager to run you should be your wake up call.
Your failure to act on the police department leadership issue the first time around should have been wake up call.
Would you please wake up and do something right in the eyes of your constituents before they have to tell you here in this forum?
Ford and Macys you have been fiscally on point throughout. The rest get a C-
I just hope we have open and transparent candidates running in the next election.
Conspiracy probably not. Power-play most likely. If the sheriff's office gets their way they will take over the role of school resource officer in all venues. You have individuals who would rather make their presence felt with fear and intimidation rather than a compassionate police presence. And the freshman that complained to his parents that no freshman should hear what was said is passing judgment on others. Is that what they teach in your church? Just exactly what planet are you living on? Kristin Bantle is an asset to this community and loved by many. Perhaps in the future if you are so offended you might approach the individual directly and make your point. How this has been elevated to the level that it has is absolutely ridiculous. How you waited until now is suspicious. This will end badly for both the people smearing officer Bantle and the City which will likely be sued. I think the city reserve fund is better used for developing your blighted neighborhood than paying a wrongful termination suit. You should be ashamed.
And by the way, I imagine Deb won't be around much longer after the results of the investigation are released. Her failure to act in regards to Joel Rae's serious inadequacies as acting police chief which were criminal in nature should be enough to end her reign of terror.
Anyone wishing to see the letter sent to city council that the Pilot has refused to publish feel free to message me privately. It is completely unbelievable that Deb Hinsvark is still making decisions of any kind for this city.
And by the way, I imagine Deb won't be around much longer after the results of the investigation are released. Her failure to act in regards to Joel Rae's serious inadequacies as acting police chief which were criminal in nature should be enough end her reign of terror.
Anyone wishing to see the letter sent to city Council that the Pilot has refused to publish feel free to message me privately. It is completely unbelievable that Deb Hinsvark is still making decisions of any kind for this city.
Government and law enforcement administration in this county is a punchline to a bad joke. Shame on you Sheriff Wiggins and shame on you Deb Hinsvark.
I hope your succession plan is in place Deb.
I will be looking forward to the next election. I just hope we have Kristin Bantle running for sheriff. She was a sheriffs deputy for many many years.
I imagine she is more than qualified.
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