All posts tagged "Jackson Town Council"

  • Taking Steps Towards Equality

    LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance has become law JACKSON HOLE, WY – Cheers and applause filled a crowded Town Hall and rainbow flags emerged from backpacks and purses on Monday evening when Jackson Town Council unanimously approved an LGBTQ...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Participate in Democracy at the NDO’s Final Reading

    Tense and encouraging moments defined the second reading of Jackson’s LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance, now citizens must see the process to the finish line JACKSON HOLE, WY – Driving into Jackson last week, my companions and I stopped...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • LGBTQ Ordinance Passes Second Reading Despite Increased Opposition

    Town Council stayed the course as opponents delivered disparaging remarks JACKSON HOLE, WY – The second reading of the LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance was a clear win for civil rights advocates. The ordinance requires one more reading before...

    • Posted July 4, 2018
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  • Arne Jorgensen Enters Town Council Race

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – There is more than a no-growth or pro-growth path for Jackson, Arne Jorgensen said. That’s one reason the award-winning architect has entered the race for Town Council. He said notions of community and...

    • Posted May 25, 2018
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  • Global Problem, Local Solution

    Town Council could get serious about plastic bag ban JACKSON HOLE, WY – Five trillion. That’s the number of single-use plastic bags people across the planet use and toss each year. In Jackson alone, grocers estimate residents...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • More Jackson Democrats Enter Local, State Races

    Candidates stepped up at Teton County Democratic Convention, and in recent weeks JACKSON HOLE, WY – Is a blue wind blowing across Wyoming? According to Chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party Joe Barbuto and U.S. Senate hopeful...

    • Posted April 21, 2018
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  • Moratorium Will ‘Press Pause’ on Commercial Development

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Jackson Town Council made a move Wednesday in the name of the valley’s housing crisis that drew ire from developers and land and business owners. During an “emergency meeting,” the council passed...

    • Posted March 22, 2018
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  • GUEST OPINION: Jackson Hole Divided

    Portraitgate may be over but partisan politics are here to stay. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Monday, the Jackson Town Council took up the issue of the decoration of town hall. Although it was not on the...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • The Conclusion of Portraitgate

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – If a photo hanging on a wall isn’t news, the overflowing room at last night’s town council meeting suggests otherwise. After nearly an hour of discussion and public comment, Jackson Town Council voted...

    • Posted June 20, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Gimme Shelter

    Town council moves forward with an ordinance that would alter affordable housing standards on apartment complexes. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In a rather unexpected turn of events, town council voted unanimously to draft an ordinance that would exempt...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
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