The League Mission
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Coming events: Details on our Events page
September 23: Funding the New Economy: a Forum on Public Banking with Craig Barnes and Brian Egolf
The County Commission has passed the Sustainable Land Development Code and is now in the process of developing and adopting the zoning map. The final community meeting will be on September 23. Please check our SLDC Advocacy page for details.
The County Commission met August 12 to continue the public hearing on the Buena Vista/Rockology proposal to allow mining on La Bajada Mesa but they did not vote on the proposal. The League has advocated against this proposal; you can find our communications on this topic on our Recent League Advocacy page.
At a special BCC meeting on September 16, the Commissioners voted to impose a 12-month moratorium on certain development decisions, including the Buena Vista/Rockology proposal. The League letter and public comments in favor of the moratorium can be found on our Recent League Advocacy page;
Please continue to watch this page for updates on this issue.
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