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It’ll be a full field of candidates for April local elections

Register to vote

-Must be a citizen of the United States

-Must be at least 18 years old

-Must be a resident of your municipal precinct, and have resided in the state of Colorado for 22 days preceding the election, April 19

-Must not be serving a sentence of incarceration, detention or parole for a felony conviction

To register to vote or update your voter registration, visit the Secretary of State website and register online at http://www.sos.state.co.us/voter. It’s quick and easy. You can also take a Colorado Voter Registration Form to either your local or county clerk.

For more information on voting qualifications and voter registration, check out the Colorado Revised Statutes, and your local town codes.

Election season is quickly approaching, and voters around the county will soon be faced with the question of who they want to see representing them for the next two to four years.

Municipal elections will be held throughout the county on April 3, and Sky-Hi News will be providing coverage of the races as they emerge. But to get you started here’s what’s going on in each town.

There are three seats on the Fraser Board of Trustees opening up this year, with the terms of board members Katie Soles, Andy Miller and Cody Clayton Taylor all expiring.

Both Soles and Miller have announced they will be running for reelection, and the town has also accepted nominations for Barry Young, Kim Daniels and Ryan Barwick.

All three open seats will be for four-year terms.

The election is being conducted by mail, with ballots going out to voters between March 12 and 19. Ballots can be returned by mail or to the Fraser Town Hall during business hours anytime prior to Election Day.

Winter Park has four council vacancies to decide in the election with the terms of Nick Kutrumbos, Chuck Banks, Barbara Atwater and Chris Seemann all expiring.

Kutrumbos, Banks and Seemann will all be running for reelection in a field that includes challengers in Kyle Jenkins, Stewart Goldenberg, Heather Green and Arthur Ferrari.

The three candidates that receive the highest number of votes will earn four-year terms in office, while the candidate receiving the fourth highest total will earn a two-year term.

The election will be held at Winter Park Town Hall, with polls opening at 7 a.m. and closing at 7 p.m.

There are four Kremmling Board of Trustees seats becoming available in the upcoming election, with the terms of Guy Bakke, Scott Crandall, Grace Bohall and Wes Howell all expiring. There will also be a mayoral election in Kremmling this spring with Mayor Thomas Clark potentially leaving office.

Trustees Bohall, Howell and Crandall will all be running for reelection along with a field of newcomers in Holly Martinson, Peter Moschonas, Leo Pesch III, David Sammons, Richard Terwilliger and Erik Woog.

The three candidates that receive the highest total of votes will be awarded four-year terms, while the fourth candidate elected will get a two-year term.

Thomas Clark will be running for reelection for mayor against Grover Pryor.

Ballots will be mailed to voters between March 12 and 19. Voters can return ballots by mail, or drop them at the Kremmling Town Hall prior to Election Day.

There are four Granby Board of Trustee opening coming up with the terms of Deborah Shaw, Robin Trainor, Greg Mordini and Nick Raible all set to expire.

The candidate list for the April election includes Shaw and Raible running for reelection alongside newcomers Josh Hardy, Mary “Cathy” Tindle and Natascha O’Flaherty.

The three candidates that receive the highest number of votes will be awarded four-year terms, while the candidate that receives the fourth highest total will be awarded a two-year term.

The election will be held at Granby Town hall, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

There will be four seats available on the Grand Lake Board of Trustees during the upcoming election, with the terms of Trustees Shawn Bruegger, Lisa Jenkins and Nikki Solgot all expiring. Trustee Kathy Lewis moved out of the area, and is therefore ineligible for the office, making her position open as well.

Bruegger is the only current board member who will run for reelection in a field that includes newcomers Dustin Barnes, Lisa Brazil, Thomas Bruton, Andy Murphy, Phyllis Price, Lance Sabo, Cynthia Southway and Tom Weydert.

The three candidates who receive the highest number of votes will be elected to four-year terms, while the candidate with the fourth highest will be elected to a two-year term.

The election will be held at Grand Lake Town Hall, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Hot Sulphur Springs Board of Trustees election, along with the mayoral race, will be canceled this year due to a lack of nominees. There are currently four candidates to fill five vacant seats, and no challengers for incumbent Mayor Robert McVay.

Board members Dan Nolan, Sally DiSciullo, Ray Tinkum, Tim Harvey, and Nathana Janca all have terms expiring this year. Nolan, Tinkum, Harvey and Janca will all retain their seats. Mayor McVay, who is running unopposed, will also retain his position.

There will be one vacant seat on the board until the board is able to appoint a new member after its first regular meeting, April 19, following the election.


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