Dan Richardson

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Year-end reflections from Mayor Dan

    For as long as I can remember, my goal in life has been to change the world — for the better. I started off my career focused on clean energy and sustainability in the built environment because it was the most interesting way for me to change the world. After… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Trustees pursue short-term rental limits

    The prospect of clamping down on short-term rentals drew robust participation at a Carbondale Board of Town Trustees special meeting on Dec. 21. More than 20 people joined the board and staff, online and in-person.

    The discussion was framed by the efforts of Community First Carbondale (CFC), a group formed… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Alcalde de Carbondale da perspectiva

    Por Dan Richardson

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El verano suele ser la estación más ajetreada de la ciudad, pero este verano se ha salido de lo normal. Como padre de dos estudiantes de high school, nuestro verano terminó oficialmente la semana pasada, así queread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Accountability counts

    By James Steindler

    In last week’s print edition of The Sopris Sun, I misquoted Mayor Dan Richardson in a News Analysis regarding the town’s response to the Christmas Eve incident and, more specifically, the community forum which took place on Tuesday, June 29.   

    During

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  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - March 4, 2021

    To the Carbondale community
    Despite our incredibly strong and compassionate community, Carbondale is not immune from
    unfortunate situations arising from time to time. My expectation is that the Town will carefully
    evaluate the incidents that took place at City Market last December in more depth and in… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Communities disagree over land use

    Overview
    In its bucolic setting, Missouri Heights rises over 1,000 feet above the valley floor. It’s a place without much noise or light pollution; home to ranches, farms, small residential subdivisions and equestrian facilities.
    Presently, Garfield County is reviewing plans by Ascendigo Autism Services for a 126-acre recreation/education… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Local and county officials urge pandemic compliance

    Roberta McGowan
    Sopris Sun Staff

    As Garfield County struggles to contain the pandemic, both the public health department and the Carbondale Police are determined to convince everyone to respect the ordinances and guidelines now in place.

    Police Chief Kirk Wilson said, “We respond to calls…

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