Making Democracy Work

Promoting Democracy in Southwest Colorado

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It provides a meaningful dialog on both local and global issues of increasing importance in our daily lives.
The League influences public policy through education and advocacy. League membership is not for women only - we welcome everyone.
The League of Women Voters of La Plata County (LWVLPC) will hold its annual meeting of members for the purpose of conducting required business of the group on May 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting Hall. All members are invited to attend.

A budget for the coming year will be submitted to the members for adoption at the annual meeting, in accordance with Article VI + Financial Administration of the By Laws of the LWVLPC. The budget proposed by the Budget Committee can be referenced at 2016-2017 LWVLPC Budget.

The Executive Team submits the following slate of nominees for the Executive Team for the coming year, in accordance with By Laws Article VIII + For the office of Secretary: Leigh Meigs; for the office of Treasurer: Nadine Ancel; Members of the Board: Jean Aaro, Kathleen Adams, Sally Bellerue, Betsy Norton, and Trish Pegram, Nominations from the floor will be welcomed.

Article IX + Program, of the Bylaws requires consideration at the annual meeting of all local Programs. The current Executive Team has proposed no changes to the current local Program and requests the re-adoption of our existing local positions with the following titles:

  • Desert Rock Energy Project
  • Library Bond Issue
  • Health Service District
  • Vote Center Concept & Its Applicability to La Plata County Affordable Housing
  • La Plata County School Districts' Program and Building Needs
  • La Plata County School Districts' Accountability
  • Durango City Government Comprehensive Planning

    The full text of these positions may be found on our website at LWCLPC Positions

    No new local study is proposed for 2016-17. No bylaw changes are proposed.

*May 21-22, 2016, LWVCO State Council, Montrose CO
Click LWVCO State Council 2016 for more info and to register.

*June 16-18, 2016, LWVUS Convention, Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Click LWVUS CONVENTION 2016 for more info and to register.