Emilie Mitcham

Mountain View

Events Help Keep A Community Engaged

You may have noticed that we’re having more town events these days. The events are designed to create community and encourage neighbors to get to know each other. But there are other benefits as well. They are really good opportunities to interact with your police officers and your elected officials. They create many low-key, entertaining

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Mountain View

Sidewalk Repairs Are Coming To Mountain View!

As in many other cities and towns, the Town of Mountain View Municipal Code requires that adjacent property owners keep their sidewalks in good repair and safe for public travel. This means keeping the sidewalk clear of overgrown plants, snow and ice, as well as making repairs to the sidewalks when damaged. Historically in Mountain

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Mountain View

Resident Engagement Is Vital In Our Town

When I first moved to Mountain View, I found it difficult to stay informed about town plans. I attended a council meeting, but the language and process was intimidating and unfamiliar. I didn’t feel welcomed. I know now that this was simply my own inexperience, and not by design. But the traditional ways Town Hall

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Mountain View

Town Council Will Work To Update Master Plan

Comprehensive planning is a process whereby a municipality works together to imagine an ideal future for the community. It focuses on the overall growth trajectory of the town as well as the vision and values of the people who live there. Mountain View is an oasis in the Denver metro area. And it’s my belief

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Mountain View

New Code Enforcement Program Begins

Starting this month, residents of Mountain View will be seeing a new person handling code enforcement in our town. Jake Cooke is an experienced Safebuilt Code Enforcement Inspector in several other nearby small towns (Timnath, Castle Pines, Nederland, Foxfield, Morrison and Georgetown) and has been contracted by Mountain View to help with our new enforcement

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Mountain View

The Secret Sauce For Long-Term Mountain View Success

Mountain View’s Charter, first adopted in 1972, places the Mayor in a dual role: The Mayor is both the head of the Council and the Town Manager. This, like so much else about Mountain View, is highly unusual. Many other towns go out of their way to prevent elected officials from holding the position of

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