Avon council sets tighter ethics standards

By scott miller

AVON — Two years after charges of impropriety roiled the town’s government, the Avon Town Council recently passed a revised, and more strict, code of ethics for council members.Until the ordinance was passed Avon, like Eagle County and other towns in the valley, adhered to the state of Colorado’s ethics laws for elected officials. But, Mayor Jennie Fancher said, residents wanted more.“There were people in the community who asked us, and who wanted us to have a tougher code,” Fancher said. “We listened, and strengthened it.”That ordinance passed on final reading at the council’s July 28 meeting on a 6-0 …

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