Crestone Operator Agreement Remarks

In its entirety, here are the remarks I made at the special Board of Trustees meeting on Sunday, November 4th, 2018 regarding the operator agreement with Crestone Peak Resources. My first comments are for my peers on the dais. In my opening speech at the Vista Ridge Academy candidate forum in March, I made an […]

Fair and Balanced?

At the Board of Trustees meeting on September 11, 2018, the Board undertook discussion on a proposed ad-hoc oil & gas committee brought forth by Trustee Woog during his mayoral campaign. Several of the statements I made during my opening statement were subsequently taken out of context; let me clarify as to why I’m not […]

Oil & Gas: Crestone Boulder County CDP

As a part of the third draft of Crestone Peak Resources’ Comprehensive Drilling Plan (CDP) for Boulder County, the operator has prepared a Question and Answer Summary (PDF). While much of the Town of Erie does not directly fall in the area of the CDP, many Erie residents call Boulder County home. I’d hoped that […]

7News: State Acknowledges Miscommunication

The lead story on 7News for November 13, 2017 was about the notice of alleged violation at the Vessels Minerals site just 25 yards east of the playground at Aspen Ridge Preparatory School. It featured drone footage I took at the site on November 12, 2017. As Mayor, I’ll use the powers afforded us by […]

ELife: Why I am an Activist

This article is reprinted from the Holiday 2017 issue of Elife. ac·tiv·ist noun /ˈæk.tə.vɪst/a person who believes strongly in political or social change and takes part in activities such as public protests to try to make this happen 1)http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/activist References   [ + ] 1. ↑ http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/activist