Benitez chosen for new state outdoor recreation office

Benitez chosen for new state outdoor recreation office
Local News

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — Eagle Town Board member Luis Benitez has been tapped by Gov. John Hickenlooper to serve as the state’s first director for the newly created Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office.It’s a prestigious honor for the Eagle resident, but it also means Eagle will be filling a third vacancy in the space of a year.Benitez was elected to the town board in the spring of 2014. “Obviously there are parts of this (his state appointment) that are bittersweet given all the work we are doing here in Eagle,” Benitez said. At the same time, he was intrigued with the idea …

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