Wednesday, September 28, 2011

San Juan Wilderness bill proosal Listening Session/Town Hall Meeting with Representative Scott Tipton

As some people have heard and others may not have, I just got a call from Mike Hess at Represenative Tipton's office:

A Listening Session/Town Hall Meeting is scheduled with Representative Scott Tipton on the proposed San Juan Wilderness bill, for Sept. 30, 5:30 pm at OURAY COMMUNITY CENTER (new location).  Arriving early is suggested.  Just got this press release this morning from a newspaper reporter -- I'm modifying the location to reflect the phone call I just got.

Repeat:  The meeting will be at 5:30pm at Ouray Community Center on Friday, September 30.  Arrive early to sign in.  Those wishing to speak should know that (according to Tipton's staff)  speakers will be chosen in the order they sign in.

Text and maps of the bill reintroduced this week by Senator Udall and co-sponsor Senator Bennet can be found here:

Or at this link:

**PRESS RELEASE by Joshua Green, Press Secretary for Represenative Tipton***  9/27

Congressman Tipton to Hold Public Meetings on San Juan Wilderness Proposal

Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) will hold public meetings to gather feedback on the San Juan Wilderness proposal beginning this week.

“My office has been meeting with various stakeholders in the district around Hidden Gems, Chimney Rock, San Juan and Thompson Divide.  Preserving our environment, protecting our state’s treasures, and ensuring that people have the ability to enjoy Colorado’s beauty is important to me.  I appreciate all of the work that Senator Udall and his staff have done on San Juan and I am anxious to gather feedback from my constituents on this issue.  My office will be holding a series of public meetings to gather feedback on the San Juan Wilderness proposal and I encourage all sides to continue their dialogue.”—Rep. Scott Tipton

If unable to attend the public meetings, Rep. Tipton encourages constituents to provide feedback by emailing or mailing his office.


Mailing address:
Office of Congressman Scott Tipton
218 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Tentative Meeting Schedule

·         September 30, Friday, from 5:30-7:00 pm, OURAY Community Center
·         October 18, Tuesday, from 5:30-7:00 pm, location TBA

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