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B7F7881F51E73E65872586D400630006 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-262

SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date May 13, 2021      
Location SCR 352



SB21-262 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


12:01:24 PM  
Senators Zenzinger
and Gardner, co-prime sponsors, explained Senate Bill 21-262, concerning
transparency for special districts.
12:23:26 PM  
MaryAnn McGeady,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Evan Goulding,
representing the Special District Association of Colorado, testified in
support of the bill.   David Davia, representing Rocky Mountain MCA,
testified in a neutral position on the bill.   Committee members asked
questions about metropolitan and special districts.
12:43:49 PM  
Committee discussion
followed.
12:47:29 PM  
Jason Carroll, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill.   Kyle Thomas, representing
DA Davidson, testified in support of the bill.  Zachary Bishop, representing
Metro District Education Coalition, testified in support of the bill.  Committee
discussion ensued.
12:59:26 PM  
Bridget Garcia, representing
the Colorado Association of Realtors, testified in support of the bill.
 John Henderson, representing Coloradans for Metro District Reform,
testified in opposition to the bill.  Bonnie Gilbert, representing
herself, testified in opposition to the bill.  Jim Gibson, representing
Coloradans for Metro District Reform, testified in opposition to the bill.
Committee members asked questions.
01:18:25 PM  
Xochitl-Sochi Gaytan,
representing Colorado Latino Forum, testified in opposition to the bill.
 Fayre Ruszczyk, representing herself, testified in opposition to
the bill.
01:26:01 PM  
Gail Bell, representing
herself, testified to amend the bill.  Heather Stauffer, representing
the Colorado Municipal League, testified in support of the bill.  The
panelists responded to questions from the committee.
01:33:10 PM  
Tim Leonard, representing
himself, testified in support of the bill. Jennifer Tanaka, representing
the Metro District Education Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
Additional written testimony may be found in Attachment D.  Committee
members asked questions about the bill.  Committee discussion ensued.
01:46:57 PM  
Senators Gardner
and Zenzinger made closing remarks.

Committee members made closing remarks.


01:58:00 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-262 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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