Melton Receives Endorsement of Conservation Group in Race for Routt County Commissioner


July 18, 2018

Steamboat Springs, CO - Conservation Colorado announced today that they are endorsing Beth Melton for Routt County Commissioner in District 3 saying in a tweet that as “a proven public servant and progressive, energetic  leader, Beth Melton will work to protect Colorado’s natural environment and local communities.”

Land use planning is one of the key duties assigned to County Commissioners in the state of Colorado, and Beth is committed to being proactive about the protection of our landscape. Melton stated, “Here in Routt County, our economy is deeply intertwined with the natural environment, and ensuring its preservation is an important role for our elected officials.”

“Conservation Colorado supports candidates who they believe are committed to protecting public lands, open space, and water because they understand that decisions on these issues affect everyone. I am honored to have their endorsement and confidence in my commitment to the future of our environment,” said Melton.  

Conservation Colorado’s mission is “to protect Colorado’s environment and quality of life by mobilizing people and electing conservation-minded policymakers.”