I just called the Denver area offices of Sen. Mark Udall, Sen. Michael Bennet, and Rep. Ed Perlmutter (contact info here) to find out if they were going to hold any townhall meetings during the August recess. Here is what I found out:
Sen. Mark Udall:
Sen. Udall has a townhall meeting scheduled in Durango on Aug. 27. The details will be available on his website when they are finalized. No other meetings are currently planned, but it sounded as though one could be scheduled in the Denver area if enough people requested it.
AUG. 8 UPDATE: According to an article in the Denver Post, Sen. Udall will be holding a field hearing of his National Parks Subcommittee in Estes Park on Mon., Aug. 24.
Sen. Michael Bennet:
Sen. Bennet will be holding townhall meetings, and the schedule will be posted on the front page of his website when it is finalized.
AUG. 8 UPDATE: According to an article in the Denver Post, Sen. Bennet will be holding two townhall meetings on Fri., Aug. 14: 8:00 a.m. at a location to be determined in Summit County and at 10:30 a.m. at Colorado Mountain College, 150 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards.
AUG. 11 UPDATE: Sen. Bennet announced his “Fighting for Colorado Families Tour” on his website. He will “be visiting more than 30 counties and hearing from teachers, farmers, doctors and nurses, small business owners and other constituents.” Here are the first two stops:
8/14: Fighting for Colorado Families Tour, Town Hall Meeting at Frisco Community Center, 110 3rd Ave, 8am
8/14: Fighting for Colorado Families Tour, Town Hall Meeting at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards, 10:30am (AUG. 14 UPDATE: Location changed to Berry Creek Middle School, 1000 Miller Ranch Rd.)
AUG. 28 UPDATE: Sen. Bennet has announced the following stops on his “Fighting for Colorado Families Tour”:
9/3: Fighting for Colorado Families Tour: Meeting with Farmers, Burlington, 8am (Burlington Public Library, 321 14th St., Burlington)
9/3: Fighting for Colorado Families Tour: Meeting with Farmers, Cheyenne Wells, 9:45am (City Hall Board Room, 151 S. 1st St., Cheyenne Wells)
9/3: Fighting for Colorado Families Tour: Town Hall Meeting, Eads, 11:30am (Location TBD)
9/3: Fighting for Colorado Families Tour: Town Hall Meeting, Lamar, 1:30pm (Bowman Building, Room 139, 2401 South Main Street, Lamar)
9/3: Fighting for Colorado Families Tour: Town Hall Meeting, Springfield, 5:30pm (Baca County Resource Center, 1260 Main Street, Springfield)
9/4: Fighting for Colorado Families Tour: Town Hall Meeting, La Junta 9:30am (Student Center-Banquet Room, 2001 San Juan Avenue, La Junta)
Rep. Ed Perlmutter:
Rep. Perlmutter has no townhall meetings planned or scheduled. On Aug. 8, he will be holding a “Government in the Grocery” from 1 to 3 p.m. at the King Soopers at 500 Bromley Lane in Brighton. This is not a townhall meeting. Individuals can sign up on a first-come, first-serve basis to talk to him one on one for about five minutes.
AUG. 7 UPDATE: According to the Events page on his website, Rep. Perlmutter and Rep. Polis (Boulder) will be holding a housing fair at 8:00 a.m. at the Maragaret Capenter Recreation Center, 11151 Colorado Boulevard, Thornton. (That’s the day the Recess Rally is scheduled.)
AUG. 14 UPDATE: According to the events page on his website, Rep. Perlmutter will be holding two townhall events this month:
Aug 20, 2009
Title : Radio Townhall on 760 AM with Mario Solis-Marich
Register through 760 AM Radio.
Aug 24, 2009
Title : Healthcare Reform Telephone Townhall
Visit perlmutter.house.gov/townhall to sign up.