Councilor focused on housing, infrastructure

After initially deciding against seeking re-election, Ouray City Councilor Bette Maurer changed her mind. The club manager at the Elks Lodge said she wants to see the effort to build a new wastewater treatment plant through to its conclusion and help develop more affordable housing. Plaindealer photo by Mike Wiggins
  When Bette Maurer attended a Ouray City Council candidate forum on July 24, she did so with the intention of helping others understand the ins and outs of the job she’s spent six years doing. She hadn’t planned on seeking re-election. But sometime between then and mid-August, when candidates could begin circulating nomination petitions, Maurer changed her mind. She saw unfinished business she…

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