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Re: “Drake Power Plant meetings slated to talk about sidelining

You're right about the city not planning. But the rate increases have come from trying to make this old power plant meet air quality regulations. It would actually be cheaper to shut it down.

4 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Nicole Rosa on 11/15/2017 at 6:31 PM

Re: “Drake Power Plant meetings slated to talk about sidelining

Look for rate or tax increases because there's "NO PLAN" to cover the cost of an earlier DRAKE shutdown. This city never seems to plan for the future other than more "TAX/FEE INCREASES" to cover developer agenda.

6 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by RM Lady Liberty on 11/15/2017 at 6:16 PM

Re: “Spring's downtown bicycle infrastructure progresses despite growing pains

I also work on Weber Street, and while I can confirm that there are still a few issues, they have been improving significantly as individuals have been getting used to the new configuration. I am extremely supportive of the work being undertaken by the City, Downtown Partnership, and associated groups to continue to look to the future and build an infrastructure that works for everybody.

While the roll-out of the Weber Street reconfiguration had some bumps, I appreciate the willingness to learn lessons from these imperfect roll-outs, and will look forward to continued connectivity for employees, customers, tourists, and residents.

5 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Jeff Zearfoss on 11/15/2017 at 4:01 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Lol Mr. Randall,
This @Holmes guy has such a crush on Elder that if there was video of Elder committing armed robbery, he would somehow find away to ignore all the evidence and say it was fake news. (As evident in his responses to all the comments on Pams previous article on Elder). Anyway, keep up the great work Pam on exposing all the corruption! Myself and everyone I know, look forward to all your future articles regarding Elder.

11 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by John D on 11/15/2017 at 3:50 PM

Re: “Colorado Springs faces chore of setting up billing mechanisms for its new drainage fee

Any reason as to why the city is going to pay Utilities $1.8 million one time fee? And how about the $200,000 annually after that? Does that cover the city's assets, besides the $100,000 it has scheduled to pay?

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Posted by greg1 on 11/15/2017 at 2:16 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Dang, you guys look so pathetically desperate that it's actually sad!!

2 likes, 11 dislikes
Posted by Holmes on 11/15/2017 at 1:36 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

Notary was not required on the affidavits, who cares!!!

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Posted by Holmes on 11/15/2017 at 1:04 PM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

And @Holmes once again ignores all of the facts in the original article, the fact that the documents in question are recorded with the Clerks office and available for public review, and the fact that law enforcement officers who signed those documents have already publicly acknowledged that there was not a Notary present when they signed. Yep, plenty of facts, that show that a crime was committed.

We know @Holmes is an Elder crony because of one glaring similarity.... they both LIE!

14 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Mike Randall on 11/15/2017 at 1:01 PM

Re: “Sheriff Bill Elder calls Indy story "crap"

@JohnD The story about the Coroner being the only official who can arrest a sitting Sheriff has been around for years. I've seen it printed many times in many places but I've never seen it in the Colorado Revised Statutes nor have I had anyone show me any actual statute or rule of law in Colorado that makes it so. There is a law that states that it is the Coroner who assumes the duties of the Sheriff if the Sheriff is no longer available:

30-10-604. Coroner shall act as sheriff, when.
When there is no sheriff in any county, it is the duty of the coroner to exercise all the powers and duties of the sheriff of his county until a sheriff is appointed or elected and qualified; and when the sheriff for any cause is committed to the jail of his county, the coroner shall be keeper of such jail during the time the sheriff remains a prisoner.

That may be the source of the story. Even that statute, however, is up in the air as there is another statute the provides that the Undersheriff is to assume that role when the Sheriff is not available:

30-10-505. Vacancy in office - powers of undersheriff.
When a vacancy occurs in the office of sheriff of any county, the undersheriff of such county shall in all things execute the office of sheriff until a sheriff is appointed or elected and qualified. Any default or misfeasance in office of such undersheriff in the meantime, as well as before such vacancy, shall be deemed to be a breach of the condition of the bond given by the sheriff who appointed the undersheriff or the insurance policy purchased by the county on the sheriff's behalf.

Sitting Sheriff's have been arrested in Colorado a shockingly high number of times. And of all the ones I am familiar with, it was never a Coroner who made the arrest. Let's hope there is another soon.

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Posted by Mike Randall on 11/15/2017 at 12:51 PM

Re: “The left's answer to emboldened white supremacists? A militia of their own.

takeaway is that left has guns too, the moronic right thinks they can defend against Trumps military with ar15

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Posted by apathetic on 11/15/2017 at 12:08 PM

Re: “Spring's downtown bicycle infrastructure progresses despite growing pains

I work downtown and Weber Street is a mess! I get why and the benefit but turning it to one lane each way has turned a downtown north/south major thoroughfare into traffic chaos especially with the added road construction and building construction taking place.

Cars are still driving in the bike lane thinking it's a turn lane and those waiting to get into Dutch Brothers use the bike lane as a waiting line. The vertical delineators do help somewhat but now they limit the space when a vehicle turns left from an east/west street onto Weber, especially if cars are stopped at the light on Weber. I would not even consider parking my car on Weber now. And if the delineators are removed for the plows, that's going to be even more interesting when we do have snow on the road.

It's been a couple of months and people still pull up behind the parked cars thinking it's a lane (it's actually kind of funny to watch their reaction - honking and yelling at the empty parked cars in front of them). Because Weber is no longer an easy north/south route, Nevada and Wahsatch are experiencing more traffic.

7 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Jackie Reynolds on 11/15/2017 at 10:32 AM

Re: “Monument woman sues city for defamation over Drake Power Plant

This is a time when background links help.

http://www.csbj.com/2017/06/02/activist-we…

Posted by TruB on 11/15/2017 at 9:06 AM

Re: “Housing and Building Association stormwater measure's biggest donor

A little late for people to see they have been manipulated by the City to pass another fee. All YOU who pushed InvestCOS probably did so knowing the developers were paying so they are not held accountable for all the issues they cause and all the issues overlooked by the City who is to make sure projects are built and engineered properly.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by TruB on 11/15/2017 at 8:42 AM

Re: “Sheriff Bill Elder calls Indy story "crap"

@Dufney, not only that, but if the man laying dying of cancer in the hospital, was a deputy then why did Elder need to go swear him in? If he was a deputy, in the month of May, why did he need to be sworn in? And then they took it over to be recorded, but then checked to see when it was recorded so they could put it on the plaque...what????

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Posted by Skeet on 11/15/2017 at 7:50 AM

Re: “Sheriff Bill Elder calls Indy story "crap"

I'm waiting, write the PC here for all to see Sherlock! :)

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Posted by Holmes on 11/15/2017 at 6:47 AM

Re: “Sheriff Elder lashes out at Indy reporter

He's right! A hastily written article with no facts is irresponsible and shoddy journalism! Pam should be embarrassed, you'd think that she would know better. But Liberal Democrats would rather create controversy by releasing "fake news" than accurate reporting. This is bigly!

4 likes, 16 dislikes
Posted by Holmes on 11/15/2017 at 6:44 AM

Re: “Gays bash Hobby Lobby as insensitive

It always starts with them not being allowed to shop. Soon, other stores start doing it because it's okay. And gradually, their civil rights are drained away. Why not torture them? I mean it's fine, it's my "religious belief"; family values should mean helping the families in poverty and war zones.

Posted by Kristofer Jones on 11/15/2017 at 4:25 AM

Re: “Sheriff Bill Elder calls Indy story "crap"

Elder's version of events doesn't make sense. "in May 2016, he visited a dying deputy and had his oath notarized and the filed it right away and noticed all the others were missing. Well, Sgt. Conrad passed away in 2015 so Elder's timeline is wrong. All the fraudulent notaries were filed on April 15, 2016. Maybe Elder and his buddies need to rethink his "version of events"

10 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Dunfy on 11/14/2017 at 11:43 PM

Re: “Sheriff Bill Elder calls Indy story "crap"

You first, then I will too! You guys are insubordinate fools! Maybe one day you'll present PC of his crimes instead of worthless rhetoric! I'm waiting!

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Posted by Holmes on 11/14/2017 at 10:23 PM

Re: “Sheriff Bill Elder calls Indy story "crap"

@Holmes, youre an idiot. And if you think any of us believe you arent Elder himself or one of his ass-kissers, then weve got some oceanfront property in Ellicot for you. Give it up-your first AND Last name. If youre not connected to Elder, what are you hiding from?

If the DA knows firsthand that several of Elders employees committed purjury, and he did nothing about it, he sure wont be charging his buddy Elder with anything. The DA is corrupt. The judges are corrupt. Elder knows they have his back.

10 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Skeet on 11/14/2017 at 7:14 PM

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