Posts Tagged ‘Steve Johnson’
By: Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson Do you remember the first job you ever had? Mine was a factory job wiring bingo flashboards, the ones that light up a number when it’s called. I was in high school and loved that job. It paid $1.75 an hour and it was my ticket to college and a car. Jobs are important to us. They define to a large extent who we are. I’ll bet when you first meet someone, you often ask, “What do you do?” Good jobs are important to a community. ... Full Story
By: Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson You’re 85 years old. You’ve had a stroke and you wake up in a nursing home, alone and confused with a lot of questions. It is likely you will spend the rest of your life in this room, although you don’t want to accept that. Where before you took care of all of your needs and affairs, you are now dependent on strangers. Incapacitated and perhaps with some degree of dementia, you are now at increased risk of abuse, fraud and exploitation This ... Full Story
By: Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson I’m getting to the age where I can look back on several decades of public service and talk about the “good old days.” Old lawmakers love to talk about what the legislature used to be like when they served. A favorite topic is the lack of civility in today’s government and public discourse. While the lack of civility certainly isn’t new, we ought to be concerned about it today because it hampers progress on difficult issues and has a ... Full Story
County Commissioner Tom Donnelly held his monthly citizens' meeting at Grace Place on Wednesday, Jan 27. Special guest, Commissioner Steve Johnson, joined Donnelly for the meeting. Seven people, including Town Administrator Hart, attended the session. Donnelly said he had no prepared topics this month and opened the floor for input. First to speak was Becky Hemmann who had questions about the assessment on her office space. She asked how they could arrive at a value when there had been no ... Full Story
Please join Larimer County Commissioner Tom Donnelly as he holds his next monthly Citizen Meeting in Berthoud, Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at 8:30a.m. at the Light House Cafe @ the Grace Place, 250 Mountain Ave., Berthoud. Commissioner Donnelly brings special guest Commissioner Steve Johnson! Citizen meetings are a great way to meet with Commissioners in an informal atmosphere to discuss issues important to you.
Friends, family, county employees and county commissioners past and present attended a reception to honor departing Larimer Count Commissioner Kathay Rennels. The reception in the Carter Lake room had a steady stream of well wishers from 2 until 4 p.m. Soft background music was provided by the string trio of Royce, John and Ben Kershner. John is a county employee. Rennels is leaving her post to become Director of Economic Development at Colorado State University, an office that had been ... Full Story