Keyword: Bill Christopher
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Candidate thoughts: Should Westminster vote by wards?

In 1958, when the Westminster City Charter was adopted by the voters, the election of city council members was established to be at-large for all six seats. The city was less than four square miles … more

Water rebates and projects top candidate wants

This week’s question to Westminster candidates focuses on how each would allocate a projected one-time $15.7 million in new federal funds to the city. Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act must … more

Newest Comp plan draft leaves room for doubt

The title on the city’s website stated “What will Westminster look like in 20 years? That is a great question and deserves the full attention, thought and input from Westminster citizens. The … more

Letter to the Editor: More to water issue than we are hearing

More to water issue than we are hearing There is a lot of rhetoric, questionable statements and misleading impressions from Bill Christopher’s column (“Finding the source of Westminster’s water … more

About Westminster Water’s courtroom win

I would have given you heavy odds against the Westminster Water Warriors winning their court battle over the many signatures disqualified on the recall petitions by the city clerk. As I speculated in … more

Open space needs, tax elicits varied responses

Westminster's City sales and use tax, which is earmarked for open space acquisitions, trail development, maintenance, debt payments on open-space bonds, and rehabilitation work on city parks and … more

Finding the source of Westminster’s water debacle

There is a lot of rhetoric, questionable statements and misleading impressions from Westminster city staff and some elected officials regarding this whole water issue. Two key points lead to the … more

Water irate: New fees add to woes

By now, we all have figured out that Westminster’s water and sewer rates saga is a book of many chapters. The key chapter comes on Election Night this Nov. 2 when we find out who the … more

Here is a chance to influence Westminster going forward

The City of Westminster’s “Westminster Forward” endeavor continues to chug along toward a time when public comment will be offered. This multi-faceted planning process is important for all of … more

Black History Month is important for America

It is my general perception that many of us have heard of “Black History Month,” the national celebration of African-American people of importance and events in their history. In case you … more

Colorado’s water picture is not looking favorable

I don't know if Westminster Window readers normally read the City of Westminster's web page or not. In case you don't, you need to be aware of the punch line in their recent article, “Standley Lake … more

Westminster Presbyterian FISH food pantry offers a hand-up

The Westminster Presbyterian Church is the oldest church in the city and the place roughly 115,000 people call “home.” Founded in 1892, the church sits in the same neighborhood where the original … more

A nation wonders what Inauguration Day will bring

It was so predictable. You knew something out of the ordinary would play out. He couldn’t let President-elect Biden have the limelight in the lead-up to the inauguration. Plus, you had this … more

The day American democracy showed how fragile it had become

January 6, 2021 became a historic and a most despicable day in Washington D.C. Thanks to the President of the United States, a sizeable protest made up of Trump supporters around the U.S. Capitol … more

Politicians playing games with lives and COVID aid

What in the world was President Trump thinking when he decided to play games with the bi-partisan combination of a COVID-19 virus relief package and the time-sensitive federal spending bill? … more
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