If you don't care, don't comment. Your comment only serves to demonstrate, even if nobody else cares, you certainly do.
I would advise anyone in district 6 to definitely reconsider re-electing Pico.
First, it seems like he enjoys ignoring the largest issue that is happening in the district currently; the storm water runoff. The constant procrastination of putting this issue off to accommodate developers has resulted in several lawsuits and damages to the environment. Do we really need someone who is more focused on the needs of developers than the needs of the people who helped him gain this local leadership position? By cutting deals for developers; Pico is forcing the reparations of this calamity on the tax payers. He's had plenty of time to resolve this issue, and yet nothing has been done about it with the assumption that tax payers will take the brunt of this fiscal hit.
Secondly, Pico is extremely difficult to get a hold of. What good is a local leader if they don't give you the time of day to speak with them? He's almost never seen out in his district speaking with the good citizens who he is supposed to represent. So far, it seems like Pico is the only one Pico would like to show up to bat at the plate for.
What's the alternative you might ask?
Melanie Bernhardt. She is the best option district 6 has currently. She doesn't stand for developers taking advantage of our local offices for their own personal gain with no thought of the reprocussions on its citizens. Her platform is simple. Keeping the large powers that be in check, keeping in touch with the citizens of Colorado Springs and addressing their needs; all while helping our great city reach a new level of environmental conservationism. Keeping Colorado Springs beautiful for both our residence and tourists is an extremely important quality that makes us unique and appealing to Americans all across the nation. Melanie has a plan to do this, while still supprting a economic growth based around small businesses.
If this has intrigued you at all, I recommend visiting her website melaniebernhardt.com to gain more information about her, and why she is the best representative for you. You may also contact her there and ask questions yourself!
I would differ on your assertion that Pico is the only choice for District 6, Melanie Bernhardt is a progressive candidate and her message is catching on, https://melaniebernhardt.com/platform/bann… The people don't want development running roughshod over the BLR check out her views on this and other matters at https://melaniebernhardt.com
Has there been anyone step up and willing to continue the Echo newspaper?... I am if not.
Please please I would like the lady from ACLU that Raven dealt with to please pm me.I WOULD LIKE TO DISTRIBUTE "GET A WARRANT" STICKERS AGAIN AS COLORADO SPRINGS OFFICIALS NEED CONSTANT REMINDERS... Thank you
Zubek should apply to the CSPD and make a difference!! Now that would be newsworthy! But it's much easier to cast stones and always complain instead of suggesting solutions.
One, don't toot your own horn...nobody cares. Two, they're inmates...don't like the food, don't get arrested.
This election is easy: If Colorado Springs Forward, The Gazette and Anschutz support a candidate, that candidate will not represent the best interests of the City.
Is that really how you end a review? Lol
MY opinion is this with out the odd quick ending.
It is delicious I have tried almost every roll they have some needing a little more seasoning etc but not too much more.
They are extremely polite, there service is fast & they even bring my food to car when done :) which is a win for me as I am 8 & half months pregnant!
There pizza rolls my daughter loves :) every time we drive by she yells rolls mommy:) lol. for two young men they are doing amazing!
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In your circle, what are you hearing as to voter intent? They know leadership of the highest order is required or will they vote for the glitz of the high dollar billboards and glossy flyers of the slate candidates?
Colorado Springs Forward and Anschutz are trying to buy the City Council lock-stock-and-barrel.
To avoid becoming a "company town," I urge voters to support Skorman, Gaebler, and Avila.
Fowler, Crow-Iverson and Hendrix are owned by Anschutz and Colorado Springs Forward. They will represent their big donors, not the average citizen.
"motivation for Comcast and Centurylink to provide better service."
"Comcast" and "service" are mutually exclusive.
"Vote no on issue two. Stormwater problems are a developer-caused issue and should be paid for by a tax/fee on new development."
Even assuming that the developers are at fault, why would you tax NEW developers? They did not cause the problem. If you want to eliminate any and all new development, a tax/fee for past stormwater issues will certainly work to make sure no developers bother building in Colorado Springs.
Stormwater issues are a legitimate infrastructure responsibility of the entire community. That's why we have a city/county government. If you'd rather that you and your neighbors keep bailing out their basements, vote against #2. But don't complain when your property value sinks into oblivion because it floods in heavy rain.
Would you please reply to the previous comments and questions. I'm wanting to make some of this :)
Vote no on issue two. Stormwater problems are a developer-caused issue and should be paid for by a tax/fee on new development.
Did they indicate how many failed the physical fitness test? I have seen them out running in the neighborhood around Murray/Galley and a large percentage don't look fit enough to be considered for a police job.
Coming back into this discussion late - Master Planning is in progress and the lawsuit is awaiting consideration in the Colorado State Court of Appeals. Not one audience voice at the first Master Planning meeting put together by Broadmoor-hired NES, was from someone who supported the land swap. So who exactly was in favor of the swap and now gives a hoot about this property? Looks like no one - except those who stand to make money from its development one way or another. Jim Davies - were you were? Sandmarc - were you there?
There were almost 200 folks in the audience and to a man they are all still vitally interested in that land and how it is used. Jack Damioli, Karen Palus, Steve Schuck? Their pre-programmed sales job is done and done. No longer care .... not there. Next please?
Skorman has my vote. Time to vote out those that oppose our constitution and bring in people that show respect for the will of the people. Our current council has shown that they clearly do not respect the people. Vote them out!
I agree with the comments made in regards to supporting Richard Skorman. The Gazette & their cronie approved city council make our own elections "rigged"! (For some reason - the like button is not functioning on my ipad!? Am I being hacked? C.S. Wow, what a city! Nice to be on the other side of the wall here in Guatemala, and stick my head in the sand.
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