Centennial City Councilmember Ron Weidmann from the eastern District 4 has been unanimously elected mayor pro tem for 2010. The pro tem position is …
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Centennial City Councilmember Ron Weidmann from the eastern
District 4 has been unanimously elected mayor pro tem for 2010.
The pro tem position is elected annually by the council and
serves mayoral functions during any temporary absence of the mayor.
The position also traditionally serves on the board of directors
for the south area’s Urban Drainage and Flood Control District,
among other functions.
“I’m glad the council gave me their confidence,” Weidmann said.
“But if you really look at what I’ve been doing, I’m doing all
those things anyway, except for Urban Drainage. So I’m going to be
an expert in water and drainage by the end of the term. I’m on
virtually every water committee on our side of town. I’m water
Weidmann, known for getting the “last word” at council meetings,
is among the busiest and most prolific of Centennial’s city council
members. The longtime civic activist first elected in 2005 serves
on a host of city-related boards and community organizations.
City-appointed representative to the South East Metro Stormwater
Centennial's Land Use Committee
City-appointed representative to the Cherry Creek Basin Water
City-appointed representative to the Cherry Creek Working
City-appointed representative to the Centennial Open Space
Liaison to Arapahoe Parks and Recreation District
Liaison to the Centennial Airport Authority board meetings
Steering Committee for National League of Cities’ public-safety
and crime-prevention policy
Board member of Colorado Fallen Firefighters
Alternate liaison for the Cunningham Fire Protection
Advisory team for the Centennial Land Development Code
Member of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce’s
Legislative Action Committee
Member of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce’s Transportation
Member of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce’s Defense Council
Member of the first graduating class of Arapahoe County’s
Community Emergency Response Team
Weidmann, who is retired, last worked full-time as a commercial
security and disaster planner. During most of his working life, he
owned and operated a multi-state sales firm and held various sales
and executive positions.
City council positions are officially part time.
Although Weidmann grew up in Lubbock, Texas, his family first
came to Colorado as homesteaders. He has been an Arapahoe County
resident since 1979.
Municipal Judge Ford Wheatley will swear-in Weidmann at the
March 1 council meeting.
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