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Mountain View – Get To Know Our Town Administrative Staff

Town Clerk/Treasurer Margy Greer How long have you lived in Colorado, and how long have you been employed with the Town of Mountain View? I moved here in 1983, and have been with the town for 15 months. What did you do, prior to coming to Mountain View? Retired City Clerk from City of Lakewood

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Town Comprehensive Planning Outreach To Start Now

I’m very happy to share that the town of Mountain View has launched a new comprehensive planning project this month.   A comprehensive plan is a long-term guide that captures the shared vision of what a community wants to be in the future. It is a comprehensive roadmap with a set of goals and policies

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Mountain View To Unveil New Town Website

Every interaction between a community member and a local government is an opportunity to create a positive civic experience. After putting the project of creating a new Mountain View website out to bid, and reviewing three bids in early 2022, the Mountain View Town Council will be unveiling a new website during the first quarter

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Council Planning For The Future Responsibly

I wanted to take this space to share a little about the Mountain View Council’s current plans regarding three different issues: The Town Hall Remodel Council has been talking about how best to remodel Town Hall for several years now. The building has numerous problems, not the least of which is that it simply is

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Get To Know Our Police Department Command Leadership

Chief Steve Davis, Mountain View Police Department 1. How long have you lived in Colorado? How long have you been employed with the Town of Mountain View? I am a native of Colorado, born and raised in Boulder. I have been with the Town of Mountain View since 2018 as a police chaplain, then Chief in

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Code Enforcement And Fundamental Community Values

It is the policy of the Town to promote the health, safety, morals, convenience, order, prosperity and welfare of the present and future inhabitants of the Town and, therefore, the Town Council declares that every public nuisance shall be unlawful and shall be restrained, prevented, abated and enjoined. –Mountain View Town Code 7.01.010 This section

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Serving On Council Is Uniquely Rewarding

At 9:30 p.m., on Oct. 17, the town council had been – for three full hours – deeply engaged in a lively and spirited discussion about the following: the need to review appointed positions, vehicular public nuisances, why aspen trees are prohibited in town, and the 2023 budget.  By council rules, the monthly meeting cannot

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Did You Know? Town Code 101

New Sidewalk and Alley Clearance to Begin Section 11-01-040 of the Mountain View Town Code allows for the town to cut back any vegetation that has grown into the public right-of-way (such as the sidewalks, alleys, and streets) if the property owner does not take care of this themselves in a timely manner, after notification.

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Planning The Town’s 2023 Budget Is A Group Effort

One of my biggest priorities as mayor has been transparency, especially as it applies to the budget. Council, led by the Finance Committee Chair Sean Davis, has been working on the 2023 budget since their June workshop. In August, Ronny Farmer, the town’s auditor, presented the 2021 Financial Statements, pointing out that the General Fund

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A Year Of Events

Mountain View held many events this past year: from offering Mother’s Day flowers to residents and washing cars on Father’s Day, to our Annual Picnic at the end of the summer, it’s been a very fun and busy year at Town Hall. Memorial Day included a somber flag presentation by the CU Boulder Air Force

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Kids & Special Needs Dentistry Ribbon Cutting

The Town of Mountain View welcomes Lakeside Kids & Special Needs Dentistry to the community. Located at 5600 W. 44th Ave., Suite 200, Denver 80212, the business celebrated their grand opening recently. The business proudly serves infants, children and teens, as well as special needs patients of all ages.  “A visit to the dentist should

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Trash And Recycling Apologies In Mountain View

Some of the town residents have been experiencing problems with consistent trash and recycling pickup, and in a meeting with me, the town’s service provider, GFL, has acknowledged their efforts have fallen short of their goals. In response to my request for GFL to address the shortfalls, all residents have been given a $5 discount

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Code Enforcement Education

Code enforcement has been a big topic this spring and summer in Mountain View. At the request of Mountain View United (MVU) participants, a new volunteer project to provide code-related community education is commencing soon. Although ultimately, property owners are responsible for knowing and following the town laws (and the Town Code is available on

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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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New Police Tech For Crime Fighting And Communication!

Mountain View Police Department (MVPD) is taking a bold step into 21st century policing – promoting transparency and communication with the use of a new online platform named Crimewatch. The platform will be launched with a remodeled website in August, although community members can preview the tool by going to Crimewatch.net. The streamlined communication platform

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Council Approves Sidewalk Repairs Grant

Mountain View Council has recently approved a grant program proposed by Mayor Emilie Mitcham to help repair the town’s aging sidewalks. The goal is to begin sidewalk code enforcement efforts in town, prioritizing the most severely damaged portions, and making funds available to assist residential owner-occupied properties that need it the most. Those who receive

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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’s Public Works Employees: The Town’s Dynamic Duo

On a recent morning in Mountain View, residents could not help but notice that things were abuzz. Truck doors opened and men in work gloves jumped out to begin fixing potholes. Further down the block, No Parking signs indicated an imminent street sweeping. Bright green dumpsters sat beside Town Hall for the annual spring clean-up.

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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 Code Review 101

Mountain View Code Enforcement is in full swing with Jake Cooke from Safebuilt appointed as Code Enforcement Officer. Mayor Emilie Mitcham states that residents and business owners are welcome to contact Jake to ask questions if they receive a citation. His contact information is provided on the citations. Although the Town Code is published on

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Community Connections

Mountain View residents will notice that this year the town is sponsoring many more community events. The goal is to provide multiple opportunities for neighbors to get to know each other. Additionally, mayor Emilie Mitcham hopes that more events will build deeper relationships between residents and their elected officials and the town’s police department. Successful

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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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Body Cams, E-Bikes & Mental Health Co-Responders To Join Our Team

The Mountain View Police department is pleased to announce some exciting news as we enter into the fall of 2022. As Chief of Police, I have strived to change the face of the police department in the past three years and have worked alongside my officers and staff to make sure our police department and

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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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