Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul spent last year speaking to many constituents, but he decided to take a cue from the city’s youngest residents when he started considering what he should focus on this year.
Most children told him what you’d expect kids to say, like an 8-year-old who suggested the city should allow kids to have free candy every day. Their positive and often humorous comments served a purpose, though. They reminded him people should be more compassionate and focus on sharing to improve things. It’s the foundation for one of Paul’s biggest focus for the coming year, which he outlined Thursday during his state of the city speech, titled, “Be Bold!” at the Sheraton Denver West.
The judge says the federal government had not carefully considered the impact or listened to public concerns.
A judge on Friday blocked a land deal that would have cleared the way for an extensive residential and commercial complex near a remote southwestern Colorado ski area, saying the federal government had not carefully considered the impact or listened to public concerns.