Chaffee County, Colorado League of Women Voters

  1. League of Women Voters of Chaffee County on Monday, September 9, hosted a forum on Local Agriculture: How Does It Relate to National Policies? Speakers were: Jennifer Visitacion, Executive Director of Guidestone; David Lynch, Colorado Land Link Director;
    The speakers presented the purpose and activities of their organizations, and answered questions such as the following:
     What role do they play in technology issues that are part of the study? [See below for scope of study]
     How do local farms and CSAs contribute to sustainable agriculture?
     What are the financial issues for small farms and ranches?
     What impact does the Land Link program have on reducing consolidated farms?
     What local, national or state agricultural policies could improve the viability of local farms and ranches?

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  2. Jim Wilson spoke at the League of Women Voters annual picnic August 12, 2013 which was held a the home of Jim and Cathy Osborne. Jim Wilson's website : coloradohousegop.com/2013/01/jim-wilson-hd-60-poncha-springs/#FSContact1

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  3. The League of Woman Voters of Chaffee County host Don Reimer to discuss the County Land Use Plan

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  4. Forum for the hospital (HRRMC) election to decide on the proposal by the Hospital Board of Directors to eliminate term limits for the members of the Board of Directors.

    The audience listened to both sides of this issue & asked questions. Dan Downing, President, Hospital Board of Directors, spoke in support of eliminating term limits. Merrell Bergin, Healthcare Software Applications Consultant, spoke on the merits of maintaining term limits

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  5. Salida City Council candidates prepare to answer questions from the audience during the League of Women Voters Meet the Candidates forum Wednesday evening, September 2, 2013. Ward 1 candidate Linda Kitson did not attend the meeting; therefore, her Ward 1 opponent Hal Brown was unable to participate in the question and answer session, per the league’s bylaws. Shown from left are mayoral candidates Jim Dickson and Billy Carlise, Ward 3 candidate Don Stephens, moderator Jacki Sobczak, Ward 3 candidate Melodee Hallett and Ward 2 candidates Georgia McNabb and Eileen Rogers. .Read Mountain Mail article

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Chaffee County, Colorado League of Women Voters

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- Encourages informed and active participation in government,
- Works to increase understanding of major public policy issues,
- Influences public policy through education and…


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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that:
- Encourages informed and active participation in government,
- Works to increase understanding of major public policy issues,
- Influences public policy through education and advocacy, and
- Holds community events.
With more than 90 years of experience and 850 local and state affiliates, the League is one of America’s most trusted community-based organizations.
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