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DF326F6ED1ABD9EF872586BD006B48A7 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB21-1252

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date Apr 20, 2021      
Location LSB A



HB21-1252 - Postponed Indefinitely


01:31:51 PM  
Representative Ransom,
prime sponsor, introduced HB21-1252 concerning the ability of voters in
the Town of Parker in Douglas County to determine whether or not the town
should be included in the boundaries of the Regional Transportation District
(RTD).  If the voters elect to be excluded the bill provides that
the exclusion from RTD will not take effect until December 31, 2050.  In
addition, the bill provides that RTD will continue to collect taxes until
the effective date of exclusion.
01:37:53 PM  
The sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
01:38:07 PM  
Mayor Jeff Toborg,
representing the Town of Parker, testified in support of the bill.  John
 Fussa, representing the Town of Parker, testified in support of the
bill.
01:44:54 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
01:48:23 PM  
Michelle Kivela,
representing the Town of Parker, testified in support of the bill.  
Jim  Maloney, representing the Town of Parker, testified in support
of the bill.
01:52:27 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
01:58:45 PM  
Kory Nelson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
02:02:57 PM  
The witness responded to questions from the committee.
02:06:46 PM  
Jaime Lewis, representing
Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:11:27 PM  
The witness responded to questions from the committee.
02:11:38 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:36:43 PM  
The committee came
back to order.
02:37:27 PM  

Cindy Stevens, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill. Julien Bouquet, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.  Doug Tisdale, representing himself, testified in opposition to the bill.

02:54:53 PM  
Christina Sandhoff, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
02:57:54 PM  
The witnesses responded to questions from the committee.
03:02:53 PM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks.
03:14:13 PM  
The committee made closing remarks.


03:17:43 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 21-1252 indefinitely.
Moved Ransom
Seconded Pico
Froelich Yes
Hooton Yes
Pico Yes
Ransom Yes
Rich Yes
Sullivan Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Van Winkle No
Gray Yes
Exum Excused
Final YES: 9   NO: 1   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
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