Water usage, and the formulas projected to be used by Denver Water for 2013 rate-setting, were the topics of a Sept. 18 Cherry Hills Village City Council special study session. An overview of the Denver Water Board rate proposal, presented by the Technical Advisory Committee, revealed a significant gap between published and potential projected rate averages, and actual water rates projected for Cherry Hills Village residents and some surrounding suburban areas. The key issues council is grappling: What is a fair rate of return and how to respond to the Denver Water Board proposal?
With the city’s official declaration that Sept. 24 is Family Day in Cherry Hills Village, it joins forces with The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University to celebrate Family Day – A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children.
Rob Zuccaro, Cherry Hills Village community development director, reported that 2010 census figures compel redistricting within the village. He reported that between the smallest, District 2, and largest, District 1, a 29 percent population difference exists. State law requires no more than 10 percent differential between districts.
Emotion and passion entered the discussion June 19 from visitors and council members as Cherry Hills Village City Council discussed a bill to amend municipal code regarding short-term rental of single-family dwellings and rental of these dwellings for commercial use.
By Clarissa Crozier Doug Tisdale was elected mayor in Cherry Hills Village by 47 percent of those voting. Tisdale received 540 votes to handily beat out Russell Stewart, who received 437 votes and Joe Poché, who received 161 votes April 3.