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Glenwood Springs chamber to host issues forum

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association hosts the 27th annual Issues and Answers Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 4-6 p.m. at Glenwood Springs City Hall.

Important issues on the Nov. 5 ballot will be debated and discussed and candidates running for the Colorado Mountain College board of trustees have been invited to answer questions.

State and local ballot issues being explored include Amendment 66, a proposed income tax increase to fund primary through 12th grade education; Proposition AA, a proposed marijuana sales tax; and Glenwood Springs Rural Fire Protection District and City of Glenwood Springs Ballot Issues 5A and 2A, which propose 2 mill levies to make up for revenue shortfalls for fire protection and emergency ambulance services.



The event is co-sponsored by the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, Colorado West Broadcasting (KMTS), Cable Channel 10 and local State Farm Insurance agents, Jeff Leonard and Dee McCown.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend and is invited to submit questions in advance at http://www.glenwoodchamber.com/Chamber_of_Commerce/Issues_and_Answers_Forum.aspx.



The deadline to submit questions is Monday, Oct. 14, at 5 p.m. Ron Milhorn, news director of Colorado West Broadcasting/KMTS Radio, will moderate. This event will be re-broadcast several times on Cable Channel 10. A video of the forum will be available after the event at glenwoodchamber.com.

This is a mail ballot election and ballots will be sent around Oct. 14.


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