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.
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May 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm at the LPEA Boardroom, 45 Stewart St. (Bodo Park)

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 at this time. 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 accessed at 2019-2020 Budget.

Article IX + Program, the Bylaws require 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 policy positions with the following titles:

  • Desert Rock Energy Project
  • Library Bond Issue
  • Health Service District
  • Vote Center Concept and Its Applicability to La Plata County Affordable Housing
  • Educational Policy: 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

    No new local study is proposed for 2018-19. No bylaw changes are proposed

*In addition to this business program, Melissa Youssef, Mayor of Durango, will speak about the New Year and New Goals for the City of Durango.
Melissa will speak at 4:00 with the business meeting commencing as soon as she finishes. There will be non-alcoholic beverages and snacks provided.

We look forward to seeing you at the annual meeting and to your participation in the work of the LWV LPC in the coming year.