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Elmer "Butch" Hicks, Candidate for State Senator, Senate Disctrict 31
Elmer "Butch" Hicks C: 720-404-2286
8300 N. Sheridan Blvd. 2-A H: 303-427-5620
Westminster, Co. 80003 E: Butch_Hicks@q.com
Hello Members of SD #31 Vacancy Committee,
Some of you will know me as the Treasure of the Colorado Democratic Party and the Treasurer of the Adams County Democrats for the past 10 years.
I’m writing to ask for your support to fill the vacancy being created by our good friend Senator Jennifer Vega .She has worked hard to represent us and the people of Colorado. If you give me your support I will work hard for you.
I’d like to give you some of my qualifications to represent you.
*I was appointed to Westminster City Council in 1999, then elected and re-elected. Each year I was there ,we had a balanced. During the last down economy, we did not have layoffs in the Fire or Police departments I created the Youth Advisory Panel and “Computer for kids”. I lead the way to create the new Irving Street Library and park complex. The new Public Safety Building, the Armed Forces Memorial Garden, and the safe clean up of Rocky Flats, along with signing the Mile High Compact with Mayor Webb and other metro Mayors are among my many successes.
* I was elected by my peers, to be Chair of the Adams County Coalition of Government, and President of the Jefferson County Youth Alcohol Intervention Program, which gave our young people a second chance for a fresh start and kept them out of the criminal system. I also served on the North Metro Alcohol Diversion Board for our youth in Adams county.
*I served on the following Colorado Municipal League’s committees ; Affordable housing, Tax Policy, Youth Issues, Sale Tax Simplification and General Municipal issues.
*On the National league of Cities, I was State League member, served on the Information Technology Committee, and the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials.
* I’m married to former 1st Vice- Chair of Colorado Democratic Party, Julia Hicks and have two married daughters, plus two (2) fabulous grand kids . I’m a Bus Driver and Instructor for R.T.D, also a member of Amalgamated Transit Union. #1001
Thanks in Advance for your support.
Elmer “ Butch” Hicks