City Administrator Finalists Public Forum hosted by League of Women Voters

A public forum for the Salida City Administrator Finalists will be held at 7 p.m. April 5 in Salida City Council Chambers, 448 East First Street.  The forum is hosted by the League of Women Voters Chaffee County. The candidates are Richard Bellis of Taos, New Mexico, Scott Hahn of Salida, Mark Heller of Golden and Dara MacDonald of Salida.

The forum will air live on Channel 10 and will be rebroadcast Friday, April 6 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, April 7 at 10 a.m., and Monday, April 9 at 5:00 p.m. The forum may also be seen on the League of Women Voters Chaffee County website, A DVD of the program will be available at the Salida Regional Library for checkout.

The candidates will be asked to provide an opening statement and then respond to questions submitted by the League and audience members.


The League does not endorse or oppose candidates or political parties. The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Membership in the League is open to men and women of all ages. For membership or information go to the website: or call Nancy Walters, president, 395-6531.