Home » Posts tagged with » El Paso County Commissioners

Let free-market forces rule in Copper Ridge matter

El Paso County Commissioners will decide next month whether they should skirt state law and use sales tax revenue from the proposed Copper Ridge shopping center to pay for an extension of Powers Boulevard. It’s a bad idea. And while the discussion next month will be about the legality of it all, there’s an even… Continue Reading Let free-market forces rule in Copper Ridge matter

A coalition of 15 marijuana dispensary owners and growers and companies associated with the medical industry have filed suit against the El Paso County Commissioners. Claiming that the medical marijuana ballot question placed by the commissioners on the November ballot violates Colorado law, the plaintiffs have asked the court to declare the question illegal on… Continue Reading Marijuana coalition sues over proposed El Paso County ban

Continue reading …

Term limit for commissioners should remain at two

Comments Off

The El Paso County Board of County Commissioners wants voters to extend commissioners’ term limits to allow incumbents to run for a third term. We’re not in favor of this for two primary reasons. First, there is little evidence that the limit of two, four-year terms, which was approved by voters statewide in 1994, has… Continue Reading Term limit for commissioners should remain at two

Continue reading …

The El Paso County commissioners are once again debating whether medical marijuana operations should be allowed in unincorporated parts of the county. The commissioners are expected to consider Thursday whether to ask voters to weigh in or decide the issue themselves. They postponed a decision after a daylong hearing earlier this month. One of the… Continue Reading El Paso Co. resumes debate over medical marijuana

Continue reading …

What is definition of blight?

Comments Off

“Alice laughed. ‘There’s no use trying.’ she said. ‘One can’t believe impossible things.’” “‘I daresay you haven’t had much practice,’ said the Queen. ‘When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast…’” – Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass… Continue Reading What is definition of blight?

Continue reading …