Press Release February 14, 2017 Green Mountain Falls Announces Hiring of Town Marshal Mayor Jane Newberry announced today that the Town of Green Mountain Falls has hired Virgil Lynden Hodges as Town Marshal effective March 20. Mr. Hodges is currently a Lieutenant with the New Mexico State University Police Department, where he has been employed…Details
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We had a successful open house and interviewed two very qualified marshal’s candidates on Monday, 1/30. I think GMF will be pleased with whichever candidate is ultimately chosen. The Board is waiting for testing to come back before a final vote can be made. Incidentally, the testing we’ve been talking about for a while is…Details
The marshal’s candidate for tonight has pulled out of the running — but we will still have an Open House On Monday, 1/30 at 6:00. There will be two candidates at that open house and I hope you all will come with questions and comments!
We’re trying something a little different with the Marshal’s interviews — the Town is hosting an open house on Wednesday, 1/25 and on Monday 1/30 so that everyone can meet the candidates. We have three candidates coming in for interviews — come in, meet them and share your feedback. These will be very informal —…Details
2017 is going to bring some great things — We have a potential to move ahead with a grant to fix the lake — with repairs beginning in 2018. We are slated to start fixing up the Gazebo park again, in preparation for the lake updates. We have budgeted for fixing infrastructure in town and…Details
In Green Mountain Falls we have a temporary town manager/clerk who was hired to help move the town forward. I know that for a lot of folks it seems that it is a waste of time or money to have a town manager/clerk. Here are some ideas about that: In the not-so-distant past we had…Details
First off I know everyone is concerned about the marshal’s department — so are we. As you may or may not know we thought we had a viable candidate a few months back. In fact we were quite excited to have this gentleman on board and had brought him here to finish up what we…Details
Per US Forest Service, Pikes Peak Ranger District: prescribed burning up to 500 acres Highway 67 1/2 and 8 miles north of Woodland Park lasting through the Fall. To include several pile burns north of Divide. Expect to see smoke in the area and above the Rampart Range on those burn days. El Paso County…Details
On Tuesday, 10/4 the board approved hiring RJ Viers as the public works supervisor. He requested to start work the next day 10/5. He brings a lot of experience to the job and has lived in Buena Vista and Florissant — so GMF should bring new, but not unusual challenges for him. Welcome RJ! Additionally,…Details
On Tuesday, the board approved the contract for the six month Manager/Clerk position. John Pick will start Monday, October 10. He will have many things to do, not the least of which is update ordinances, work on the budget, prepare and help with the municipal audit and evaluate if the manager/clerk form of government is…Details