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2 years 7 months ago

President Obama planning Pueblo visit

Pueblo City Council was told Friday during a work session that preliminary steps were being taken to prepare for a campaign visit from President Barack Obama; the city had been contacted by Obama's staff. Councilman Chris Nicoll says the announcement from the City Manager was brief. He says they were...

2 years 10 months ago

Pueblo Council member resigns

Pueblo City Council Member Judy Weaver has submitted her resignation, effective immediately. Weaver has been on the Council since 2006. She represents District 1. City Manager Jerry Pacheco states, "Judy is a very intelligent, hard working individual who has given selflessly of herself while serving on the Council....

3 years 8 months ago

Pueblo city council passes property ordinance

Pueblo city councilmembers voted 4-3 to pass an ordinance aimed at vacant and rental properties. The ordinance does not include owner-occupied properties. After two hours of public comment Monday night, the council voted to pass an adaptation of the international property maintenance code. People against the ordinance say the...

4 years 7 months ago

Pueblo council split on immigration reform vote

On Monday, Pueblo city council has passed a resolution urging Colorado lawmakers to support comprehensive federal immigration reform. The resolution passed 5 to 2, with council members Vera Ortegon and Judy Weaver voting against it. The resolution reads as follows: The Pueblo City Council urges our United States Senators for...

5 years 1 month ago

"Tent City" getting worse by the day

It's a part of our community some would rather not talk about; the homeless camps along the creek beds. While it's never been a very clean community, the problem is getting worse as those camps grow. It's some of the most unsanitary conditions one could ever imagine. With the vote...

5 years 2 months ago

No deal in Pueblo power play

The Pueblo City Council did not vote, as expected, on a deal that could bring a $500 million power plant complex to Pueblo. Black Hills Energy is considering building two natural gas plants near the Pueblo Airport. If an agreement is eventually approved, the city will give Black Hills a...

5 years 2 months ago

Pueblo pot moratorium extended

Pueblo City Council has voted to extend a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. The moratorium will now last until June, which is when state legislators are expected to make their ruling on the issue. Before councilmembers voted, the meeting was open to public comment. Several people...

5 years 3 months ago

Mayor idea rejected in Pueblo

Two proposals to add a mayor to Pueblo City government were rejected by voters Tuesday. The first would have changed the city charter to require a strong mayor form of government. That mayor would have replaced the current city manager. The idea was rejected by a two-to-one margin. The measure...

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