CML Newsletter

  • Important Information for Statutory Towns
    Statutory town elections will be coming up very soon, and here is a reminder for town board members and key staff of two related state laws. In each case, we urge consultation with your town attorney and other appropriate town legal counsel.
    Spring Election Preview
    On April 3, electors in 120 cities and towns across Colorado will be voting on either candidates, ballot questions, or both. Sixty-three elections have been canceled. Lone Tree’s regularly scheduled election will be in May, as will a special election in Castle Rock to amend the charter with regard to redistricting and the election of a mayor at large.
  • Another Municipality Adopts Standardized Sales Tax Definitions
    Broomfield joins the 30 self-collecting sales tax municipalities having adopted the standardized sales tax definitions in their local tax codes.
    Bennet Selected as Member of Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform
    Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet was selected as a member of the Joint Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform. The bipartisan committee, established as part of the budget deal on Feb. 7, 2018, will provide recommendations and legislative language to significantly improve the budget and appropriations process.
    CEBT in Rifle
    CML Accepting Board Applications for 2018-2019
    Letters of application are being accepted to fill 10 positions on the CML Executive Board. Municipal officials wishing to be considered for one of these positions should follow the instructions below. Members whose names are placed on the ballot by the CML Nominating Committee will be voted on by the membership at the CML Annual Business Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 21, beginning at 1:45 p.m., during the 96th CML Annual Conference in Vail.
    CML Conference Update: Emerging Issues Topic
    Registration for the 96th CML Annual Conference and the program has been mailed to our members and other key stakeholders. Now is the time to begin the discussions about sessions each staff member, councilmember, or trustee will attend!
    CML Is Coming to You
    Each spring, CML staff and executive board members hit the road to visit our municipal members. Our free Spring Outreach Meetings taking place in May as an opportunity for you to meet CML staff, learn about the municipal implications of the legislative session, and network with colleagues from neighboring communities. Details and RSVP information is available soon on the CML website under Events > Outreach.
    Colorado Municipal Leaders to to Washington
    More than 70 Colorado city and town leaders representing 20-plus municipalities recently visited Washington, D.C., as part of the annual National League of Cities Congressional Cities Conference. Youth commissioners from Boulder, Brighton, Loveland, and Fort Collins also joined the group, helping Colorado to have one of the largest state delegations.
    Colorado Tourism Office Wants to Promote Your Area
    Rural Colorado communities are invited to participate in CRAFT Studio 201, the 2018 Blueprint 2.0 tourism promotion and development initiative offered by the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO). Blueprint 2.0 is a series of technical assistance initiatives offered through the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade to enhance rural economic development strategies across the state.
    Course Notebook
    Topics range from water to the Colorado Capitol Conference.
    Court Briefs
    This information is of a general nature and should not be interpreted as legal advice. Local facts determine what law may apply and how, so you should always consult your municipal attorney before proceeding.
  • For Sale: Various Equipment and Vehicles
    The City of Greenwood Village has the following equipment and vehicles for sale: 2007 Kustom Signals police speed trailer (refer to 8034);  1996 Vermeer 935BC brush chipper with an odometer reading of 995 (refer to 1776);  1996 green triple-tipper Chevrolet K3500 dump truck with odometer reading of 95,729 (refer to 0058); 1997 green one-ton crew cab Chevrolet utility with odometer reading 54,234 (refer to 6758); 1999 green Chevrolet Tahoe 4x4 with odometer reading: 76,380 (refer to 2152); 2006 green International tandem knuckle boom with odometer reading of 89,338 (refer to 9859); 2000 green International dump truck with odometer reading of 37,194 (refer to 3791); 2000 green International dump truck with odometer reading 35,705 (refer to 3789); 2010 orange Monroe 4800 snow plow (refer to 1517);  1995 green four-door Jeep Cherokee 4x4 with odometer reading 82,177 (refer to 9765); 2007 Superior trailer (refer to 1084); 2003 GMC dually pick-up box; and 58 Motorola radios.  Items will be auctioned on April 11, through Roller Auctioneers at 7500 York Street, Denver. Direct auction queries to 303-289-1600, or view online. For equipment questions, contact Henry Sliwinski, fleet services manager, at 303-708-6126 or at, or Rachel Van Pelt, fleet administrative assistant, at 303-708-6121 or at All of vehicles/equipment are sold as is.