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Statewide Issues on Conference Agenda for Commissioners

The Fremont County Board of Commissioners and County Administrators will be among 350 attendees anticipated to attend the three day winter conference of Colorado Counties Inc. (CCI) in Colorado Springs November 30th through December 2nd.   Sponsored by the CCI Foundation the conference will focus on topics of statewide and local concern including water resources, transportation funding, and the extension of broadband services to the rural areas of Colorado.

State Demographer Elizabeth Gardner and El Paso County Commissioner and National Association of Counties (NACo) President Sallie Clark are the keynote speakers for the conference.   In addition, educational workshop topics for the conference include historic preservation, cybersecurity threats, erosion control, child protection, and emergency management strategies.

Road and Bridge supervisors from across Colorado will also convene at the CCI Conference to discuss a myriad of topics dealing with road construction and maintenance.

Commissioners Debbie Bell, Ed Norden, and Tim Payne will take part in the conference sessions as well as County Manager George Sugars and Assistant Manager-Finance Officer Sunny Bryant.

CCI is a non-profit, membership association whose purpose is to offer assistance to county commissioners and to encourage counties to work together on common issues.    CCI works to present a united voice to the Colorado General Assembly on issues important to commissioners from both rural and urban counties.