Advocacy & Legal

Advocacy

 

Policy Statement

2021-2022 Policy StatementCML's Policy Statement guides the CML Executive Board, Policy Committee, and advocacy team during the legislative session.

 

Laws Enacted

2020 Laws Enacted Cover Page2021 Colorado Laws Enacted Affecting Municipal Governments is now available. Past editions are available here.  

 

 

 

Position Papers

CML produces position papers on bills throughout the legislative session. Click here to view.

 

Statehouse Report

 

 

 Bill List

Click here for a list of bills that appeared before the Colorado General Assembly. 

Legal

 

Spotlight Case



Board of County Commissioners of Larimer County v. Thompson Area Against Stroh Quarry, 2019 CA1721.  This is one of two cases involving Larimer County that were pending in the Colorado Court of Appeals at the end of 2020, and that will analyze the question of whether and to what extent campaign contributions should force the recusal of a local elected official who is acting in a quasi-judicial capacity.

 

Amicus Update



Board of County Commissioners of Larimer County v. Thompson Area Against Stroh Quarry, 2019 CA1721.  This is one of two cases involving Larimer County that were pending in the Colorado Court of Appeals at the end of 2020, and that will analyze the question of whether and to what extent campaign contributions should force the recusal of a local elected official who is acting in a quasi-judicial capacity.

 

New in the Courts



Board of County Commissioners of Larimer County v. Thompson Area Against Stroh Quarry, 2019 CA1721.  This is one of two cases involving Larimer County that were pending in the Colorado Court of Appeals at the end of 2020, and that will analyze the question of whether and to what extent campaign contributions should force the recusal of a local elected official who is acting in a quasi-judicial capacity.

 

2019 Laws Enacted is Available

2019 Colorado Laws Enacted Affecting Municipal Governments

Each year, CML analyzes the laws passed by the Colorado General Assembly that affect cities and towns, and compiles that information into the publication, Colorado Laws Enacted Affecting Municipalities. The 2019 edition is now available; previous years also are available for free online.

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