Toms leads Eagle-Vail board of director vote

By scott miller EAGLE-VAIL — This neighborhood elected two new members to its metropolitan district board and returned an appointed incumbent, who received the most votes of any of the eight candidates running.Voters elected Chuck Toms, who had been appointed to fill a board vacancy, and David Warner to four-year terms. Kim Bell Williams led […]

Toms leads Eagle-Vail board of director voting

By scott miller EAGLE-VAIL — This neighborhood elected two new members to its metropolitan district board and returned an appointed incumbent, who received the most votes of any of the eight candidates running.Voters elected Chuck Toms, who had been appointed to fill a board vacancy, and David Warner to four-year terms. Kim Bell Williams led […]

Toms leads Eagle-Vail board voting

By scott miller EAGLE-VAIL — This neighborhood elected two new members to its metropolitan district board, and returned an appointed incumbent, who received the most votes of any of the eight candidates running.Voters elected Chuck Toms, who had been appointed to fill a board vacancy, and David Warner to four-year terms on the board. Kim […]

New faces join WECMRD board

By Ross Leonhart EDWARDS — Nine candidates ran for four Western Eagle County Metropolitan Recreation District board of directors seats during the polling place election across the county Tuesday.Mikayla Curtis (93 votes), Christopher Pryor (83) and Elizabeth Jones (82) earned four-year terms, and Michael McCormack (90 votes) won the two-year term, based on unofficial results.John […]

Ambulance tax question narrowly passes

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS — The valleywide ambulance district won its tax increase election by 24 votes, missing an automatic recount by 10.“People sometimes think their vote does not mean anything, but yes it does,” said Veronica Ross, the district’s administrative manager and designated election official. “We are elated.”Eagle County Health Service District faced a […]

Avon joint public safety facility passes voters

By John LaConte AVON — Voters approved moving both the police and fire stations in town to a combined facility on Buck Creek Road Tuesday.A complicated deal that started last spring with a land swap and culminated Tuesday with separate voter approval on both the police and fire plans, the Eagle River Fire Protection District […]

Edwards voters pass sales tax

By scott miller EDWARDS — Voters here Tuesday approved a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase for most of the businesses in the community. The sales tax is a way for Edwards to help pay for improvements to the state highways that make up the main thoroughfares in the community.Those roads — U.S. […]

Gypsum Fire District tax funding passes by large margin

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — The third time was the charm for the Gypsum Fire District’s tax proposal.Gypsum voters approved the proposed property tax increase by a 2-1 margin, bringing desperately needed cash to their local fire district.This was the fire district’s third run at a tax increase in recent years. It lost by a […]

Gypsum Fire funding wins

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — The third time was the charm for the Gypsum Fire District’s tax proposal.Gypsum voters approved the proposed property tax increase by a 2-1 margin, bringing desperately needed cash to their local fire district.This was the fire district’s third run at a tax increase in recent years. It lost by a […]

Gypsum Fire funding wins in a landslide

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — The third time was the charm for the Gypsum Fire District’s tax proposal.Gypsum voters approved the proposed property tax increase by a 2-1 margin, bringing desperately needed cash to their local fire district.This was the fire district’s third run at a tax increase in recent years. They lost by a […]