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BASALT ” Three people have taken out candidate nomination petitions so far for the April 1 Basalt election.

Garret Brandt, a local attorney, and Valerie Britt-Kalberg, a hotel manager, have taken out petitions to run for council seats, according to Town Clerk Pam Schilling. Mayor Leroy Duroux took out a petition for a re-election bid.

The mayor’s seat and three council seats are up for election. Two council incumbents, Laurie Dows and Mark Kittle, have announced they will not seek re-election. Councilman Glenn Rappaport is leaning against another bid, but hasn’t ruled it out.

Candidates have until 5 p.m. Feb. 29, to submit the petitions to Schilling. Each petition must contain the signatures of at least 25 registered electors from Basalt.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS ” Highway 82 traffic in Glenwood Springs, and what to do about it, will be the focus of Feb. 27 open house, hosted by the city of Glenwood Springs, Garfield County and the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Area residents and commuters are welcome; officials will be seeking feedback on the Highway 82 Corridor Optimization Plan, which evaluates improvement alternatives to accommodate future north/south traffic through Glenwood Springs. Representatives from a study team will be available to address questions and collect feedback about the plan.

The open house will be held at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road. The public can stop by anytime between 4 and 7 p.m.

Informational boards explaining the plan’s goals and objectives, as well as the alternatives under consideration, will be on display at the meeting. For more information about the plan, contact Jim Hanson, consultant project manager, at (800) 497-5529.


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