Windsor Town Board chooses applicant to fill District 2 seat
June 6, 2017
After about 20 minutes of deliberation Monday night, the Windsor Town Board came to a consensus that Cindy Scheuerman would be the best fit of eight applicants the board interviewed to fill Christian Morgan's District 2 seat.
A resolution appointing Scheuerman will be on the agenda for next Monday's meeting.
Scheuerman has served on the Windsor Board of Adjustments and Appeals for more than five years, and the board felt her experience will serve her well as a new town board member.
"I would love to have her on my board," said Morgan.
Board members chose their top three candidates, and Scheuerman was the only one to be on all members' list.
"I'm just looking forward to learning everything I can so I can be ready to be a productive and positive member of the town board," Scheuerman said Tuesday morning.
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While she knows there will be a learning curve, Scheuerman said she is looking forward to an orientation meeting with the town manager and town attorney. Her time on the Board of Adjustments and Appeals, she said, will help her in her new role as she is familiar with policy-based and quasi-judicial actions, as well as the public hearing process.
Although her family has lived in Windsor for six years, Scheuerman said her children have been attending Windsor schools since her family lived in Greeley, and she has volunteered with the Windsor-Severance Re-4 School District in the past.
Now, Scheuerman said, she is ready to get started.
"I was very excited by the news," she said.
The Windsor Town Board has appointed residents to three seats since 2010, including Scheuerman, and will have to decide if it wants to fill the seat that will soon be left vacant by board member Brenden Boudreau.
Paul Rennemeyer is the other appointee on the board, brought in after Kristie Melendez was elected mayor, leaving the District 4 seat open.
Leon Kuhn did not attend his interview, and Kevin Bland was unable to attend.
The applicants for the District 2 seat on the Windsor Town Board are as follows: CINDY SCHEUERMAN
Occupation: Insurance agent, self-employed
Windsor resident: Six years
Education: BA in political science
Board and volunteer experience: Five and a half years on the Windsor Board of Adjustments and Appeals, volunteer with the Windsor-Severance Re-4 School District.
Issues Windsor is facing: Water independence, traffic
Why town board? "It would be an honor and privilege to serve Windsor on the Town Board and I believe I would be a valuable asset to the Board."
Occupation: Self-employed, small business owner
Windsor resident: One year
Issues Windsor is facing: Growth, sustainability
Why town board? "For me I want to help the city which I recently moved to grow and develop into a great town. Coming from Denver and the major growth it has had, I've witnessed what has been good and bad. I would like to help the city grow in areas I felt were good in Denver and make Windsor a great city."
Occupation: Commodity manager at Hewlett Packard Inc. in Fort Collins
Windsor resident: Six years
Education: BS in business marketing, minor in psychology, MBA with and emphasis in MIS.
Board and volunteer experience: Five years on Windsor Water Board, starting second term. Working with Windsor-Severance Re-4 Education Foundation on auction to be held during fourth annual gala.
Issues Windsor is facing: Growth and water
Why town board? "I love my town! I want to help out and speak out for my district in their concerns."
J BRETT HOLLAND
Occupation: Small business owner, Investar Mortgage
Windsor resident: 16 years
Board and volunteer experience: Volunteer coach at Windsor Recreation Department, vice president of the homeowner's association in the Ridge West Subdivision, former driver for SAINT, "seniors assist in need of driver."
Issues Windsor is facing: Growth, impact of oil and gas operations on community
Why town board? "I want to be a part of the present and future decision making for my district and our town."
Occupation: Retired, former parks and recreation director
Windsor resident: four years
Issues Windsor is facing: Traffic, providing municipal services
Why town board? "I wish to represent District 2 as a town board member in order to provide guidance and leadership in answering their concerns, issues, or perceived problems, and in doing so represent the entire Town Board and government as being responsive to its citizens."
Occupation: President of Coe Construction Inc. of Loveland
Windsor resident: 12 years
Board and volunteer experience: City of Loveland Construction Advisory Board for nine years, chairman of the board for four. Larimer County Workforce Investment Board for three years.
Issues Windsor is facing: Maintaining/improving town services in a fast growing community, how to keep the downtown area prosperous with all the new growth to the west and at Crossroads?
Why town board? "I enjoy giving back to the community and trying to make it better, I would also learn a lot."
Occupation: Retired, former vice president of Sun Microsystems
Windsor resident: 15 months
Education: Executive MBA
Issues Windsor is facing: Future growth, delivery and expansion of services to the citizens of Windsor.
Why town board? "I would like to participate in the success of our community and at the same time work with citizens to provide the services that meet their needs."
Occupation: Retired, former manager at Hewlett-Packard Company
Windsor resident: 17 years
Education: MBA in business administration, BS in computer science.
Board and volunteer experience: Chairperson of House District 49 Committee, Colorado Democratic Party
Issues Windsor is facing: Growth, public health and safety
Why town board? "Over the years, I have learned that before people want to hear what you have to say, they want to know that you care. I care about Windsor. I want to give back to the community that has given so much to me."