Council Matters

November 24, 2016 0 min to read

Council Matters – November 24 2016

Category : Council Matters

Dave Gardner guest-hosts one last time before Bill Murray rejoins the show. Co-Host Tom Strand gives a shout out to all the citizens who volunteer for various boards and committees. Some local organizations that endorse and fund council campaigns: The HBA (Housing and Building Association) and Regional Business Alliance (RBA). Colorado Springs Forward. They discuss the renaming of the RBA to Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and EDC. They also discuss the motivations of groups like Colorado Springs Forward for dabbling in local politics. Gardner explains why it might be wise for Colorado Springs to move away from a growth-oriented prosperity strategy. The challenges of campaigning for city council and the importance of endorsements from groups like RBA, CSF and HBA are discussed.

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