Keyword: Water Rates
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Finding the source of Westminster’s water debacle

There is a lot of rhetoric, questionable statements and misleading impressions from Westminster city staff and some elected officials regarding this whole water issue. Two key points lead to the … more

Westminster water rates are political. How is that affecting council?

Last year, a recall effort centered around Westminster’s water rates began. Since then, the City Council held five study sessions to engage the community in the process to set 2022 rates. After, … more

Westminster city staff to recommend increase in water rates for 2022

After a year of political turmoil in the community and five dense city council study sessions to review water and sewer rates, the city of Westminster is confident in its recommendation for 2022 … more

Thornton City Council opposes water rate recommendations

The Thornton City Council made clear at a Feb. 9 planning session that it won’t be approving a 4 percent increase in residential water rates and a maximum $15,000 increase in tap fees. Many … more

No deal on Westminster water rates

Westminster City Council made it clear that there are two sides who still feel very different about water rates during a Jan. 28 study session, One side is adamant about lowering rates, the other … more

Westminster recall group sues city over petitions

The Westminster Water Warriors, a group of residents trying to recall four city councilors, filed a lawsuit Jan. 6. against the city over petitions it filed in October. The filing is a last … more

The Count goes on: How long before we know the winner?

In keeping with the world of electronics, algorithms, mega computers and a thirst for instant results, Americans expect to know the outcome of an election the same night, right after the polls close … more

In Westminster recall, counting begins

Leaders of an effort to recall four members of the Westminster City Council finished their summer project Oct. 30, wheeling four boxes of petitions and signatures challenge four City Council seats … more

A season of discontent: Political unrest grows in Westminster

Political unrest is a national past time in America these days. Starting at the macro level, Westminster is a sliver of the national uproar and rhetoric regarding both the presidential and Colorado … more

Westminster water sessions begin

Equal parts communication seminar and a primer on public works, the Westminster City Council kicked off a series of meetings detailing how water rates are set. During the two-hour Zoom video … more
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