By Sandia Belgrade
Help is on the way for Saguache County residents struggling to find homes they can afford. But it can hardly get here soon enough and Crestone may be left out. Nationwide, a lack of affordable housing has reached crisis proportions. And the situation is even worse in rural areas, which are scarcely populated and have higher than average levels of poverty. Evan Samora, director of the Saguache County Housing Authority, is seeking grants from various sources with a goal of building three different housing projects across the county.
In CrestoneSaguache County recently withdrew from its contract to purchase...
A coordinated election is one that the County Clerk and Recorder conducts on behalf of two or more political subdivisions that are hosting an election on the same day in November. Specifically, for a coordinated election to take place, theelection must:
Have more than one political subdivision holding an election (state, county, municipality, school District, or special district);
Take place on the same day in November; and
The eligible voters either are the same for each election or live in overlapping subdivision boundaries.
Generally, the November oddyear election is referred to as the coordinated election. And like all elections in Colorado, coordinated elections...