Three seats on Kremmling town board up for election |

Three seats on Kremmling town board up for election

Will Bublitz
Sky-Hi Daily News

If you live in Kremmling and want to make a difference in your town, run as a candidate for the town board this spring.

The town of Kremmling is announcing that it will hold its regular municipal election on Tuesday, April 1. Three trustees will be elected who will serve four-year terms of office.

The three trustee positions on the board that are up for election April 1 are currently held by Peggy Colburn, Jim Sloan and Ken Bentler. Their four-year terms expire this April.

To be eligible to become a candidate, an individual must be a registered voter in the town of Kremmling, be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen and have resided in the corporate limits of Kremmling for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the April 1 election.

Those meeting the above eligibility requirements must then collect 10 signatures by registered electors on a nominating petition. A registered elector is anyone who on or before the election is 18 years of age or older, a U.S. citizen and resident of Colorado, resides in Kremmling and has registered to vote with the Grand County Clerk and Recorder’s Office at least 29 days prior to the April 1 election.

The nomination petitions can be obtained at the Kremmling Town Hall at 200 Eagle Avenue starting Monday, Feb. 11. Electors may not sign more than three separate petitions for those seeking to become candidates.

The deadline for submitting the signed petitions to the Kremmling’s Town Clerk is 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 29. For more information, call Town Clerk Sharon Cesar at 724-3249.

Cesar is also reminding Kremmling residents to make sure they are registered at their current address by March 3. For voting purposes, an individual must have resided in the municipal election precinct at least 32 days prior to the April 1 election.

Those residents needing absentee voter ballots for the April 1 election can obtain the necessary applications at the Kremmling Town Hall during its normal business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The last day to request an absentee voter application is March 28. Written requests can be sent to: Town Clerk Sharon Cesar, P.O. Box 538, Kremmling, CO 80459.

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