County: Following the letter of the law?


Staff Writer

An air of mystery continues to surround a January letter sent by Todd Starr — formerly co-interim county administrator for Archuleta County and current county attorney — to Town of Pagosa Springs Manager David Mitchem concerning the town’s intent to seek a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund a recreation center.

That mystery is the level of involvement of the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners in the letter and if Colorado’s Sunshine Laws were abided by, with varying answers from the BoCC and involved staff.

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