February 2012                                                          

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HAVE YOU HEARD? The Community Development Office congratulates Christy Culp on her promotion to DOLA Regional Manager for the South Central Region! Culp brings more than seven years experience working with local governments and programs targeted to communities. She most recently served as the statewide coordinator of the Main Street Program where she worked with Colorado Main Street Communities to increase organizational capacity at the local level, identified financial and technical assistance available for downtown and community revitalization and coordinated educational forums and information sharing opportunities.  Culp began her duties as regional manager on February 1st.  Congratulations Christy!  

JOIN OUR TEAM!  The Community Development Office seeks a Community and Economic Development Specialist to provide community assistance on economic development, downtown revitalization, historic preservation, and community development.  This person will oversee the Colorado Main Street Program and provide in-depth technical assistance to communities through presentations, facilitation, training, strategic planning assistance, research, and advising.  For a full job description, and to apply for the position, please click here and go to the Community and Economic Development Specialist position.  This position closes February 10, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
WE NEED YOUR HELP! The Community Development Office is continuously building its online resource library.  The resource library offers sample plans, policies, regulations, publications and handouts, and useful links in an effort to reduce research time and provide a tool for comparison. We encourage you to visit the resource library and submit your sample plans to the CDO team in digital format.  Your participation makes this tool stronger!
Upcoming Events 

For more upcoming events information, please visit our partners' calendars:


APA Colorado upcoming events page

DCI community calendar


For more opportunities, please visit:

APA Colorado's jobs page

Planetizen's jobs page

CCI's job board

CML's CareerLink


Want to include an opportunity in our next listserv?  Email Tareq Wafaie


News, Funding, and Other Announcements 
About the Community Development Office (CDO)
Our Smart Growth and Main Street team is made up of community development specialists with expertise in land use and economic development.  We are always available to assist Colorado local governments with related issues.

Marc Cittone, AICP, Main Street Specialist
VacantMain Street Coordinator & Economic Development
Andy Hill, CDO Director
Tareq Wafaie, AICP, Community Development Specialist - Land Use 

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