Merritt elected to municipal league board |

Merritt elected to municipal league board

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. Glenwood Springs City Council member Dave Merritt was elected to the board of a state organization serving Colorado’s cities and towns.The Colorado Municipal League (CML) announced Merritt was among those selected to serve on its executive board at its 85th annual conference held June 26-29 in Snowmass.The board comprises 19 elected officials and municipal staff members who are elected by the membership at the annual business meeting for two-year overlapping terms. The board is responsible for overall finances, management and policy affairs of the CML.”We look forward to an exciting and productive year with David on our board,” said Sam Mamet, executive director of CML. “We are confident that his insights and dedication will assist CML in continuing to serve our member municipalities and will help our cities and towns be even better places to work, live and play.” Merritt also is the chief engineer for the Colorado River Water Conservation District. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and is past chairperson of the Social and Environmental Objectives Committee and Economics and Financing of Water Projects Committee. Merritt saw the successful completion of the Wolford Mountain Reservoir project through permitting, design, construction and now operations. He serves on the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Work Group and is the engineering advisor to Upper Colorado River Commission, according to a CML news release. Founded in 1923, CML is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of cities and towns in Colorado that works to build strong cities and towns through advocacy, information and training. Currently, 265 municipalities are members of the league and benefit from its services.Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO

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