Grand Junction airport will keep its file on fraud case closed

The Grand Junction Regional Airport’s internal case file on its investigation into fraud allegations that sparked a federal probe will remain a closed book. Airport board members noted that the airport rejected a request by two tenants to see the file now that the case is over.

Under scrutiny, officials give in and plan to release (some of) Colorado’s bid for Amazon HQ2

Colorado officials claimed for weeks that details around the state’s bid for Amazon’s new North American headquarters needed to stay secret to give the metro area the best chance of attracting the e-commerce giant. But the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. announced it’s changed its mind and wants the public to see how creative and innovative Colorado is in its bid for Amazon.

Custer County voters recall two of three commissioners accused of violating sunshine law

Custer County voters recalled two of the county’s three commissioners and voted for their replacements. The recall was forced by the Take Back Custer County Recall Committee, which accused the commissioners of violating their oath of office to uphold the Colorado Constitution by holding “closed door, executive sessions and/or secret meetings wherein county issues were discussed and policy decisions made, which were not accessible to the public.”

Duggan: Residents get frustrated when elected officials won’t hear them out

School boards members, city council members, county commissioners, statehouse representatives and senators, and members of Congress are expected to be accessible to constituents and be prepared to hear them out. But there are times — and the number seems to be growing in Fort Collins and Larimer County — when elected representatives refuse to take comments from the public unless the circumstances are just right.

Broomfield lawsuit alleges open records, open meetings violations

The group cites a conflict of interest for two Broomfield council members, potential open meetings violations, issues with record-retention on council member’s private email accounts and phones, and they allege an open records request violation.

Greene: Gaiter censors public comment in Larimer County

My interest in the Oct. 17th meeting has nothing to do with the merits of the pipeline project. Rather, I’m struck by the way the commission handled the public comment period at which about two dozen members of the public had signed up to speak.