A Changing Of The Guard
Mayor Eccher resigned his office effective December 15, 2018 to take a position as City Administrator for Colorado City.
On December 18, 2018 City Council made the following appointments:
- Mayor Pro Tem Dennis Hoyt was appointed as Mayor of Walsenburg to fill the vacancy left when Mayor Eccher resigned.
- Councilman Greg Daniels was selected to serve as Mayor Pro Tem, when Mr. Hoyt was appointed Mayor.
City Council also appointed Mr. Itancan Wasaka to the Historical Preservation Committee to replace retiring member Rick Jennings.