Cortez rec center tax passes; Wheelus elected Dolores mayor

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Cortez rec center tax passes; Wheelus elected Dolores mayor

Mancos, Dolores, Cortez get new town board members

In Tuesday’s municipal elections, Cortez voters approved a measure to extend and reduce the sales tax that funds the Cortez Recreation Center, and voted in board members for local towns, including a new mayor for Dolores.

Cortez rec center tax passes; Wheelus elected Dolores mayor

Michael Lavey receives a hug from Cortez City Council member Shawna McLaughlin after his appointment to the council on election night.
Geof Byerly and Cortez Mayor Karen Sheek talk while waiting for Tuesday night’s election results.
Community members and candidates wait for results For Tuesday’s municipal election in Cortez.
Campaign buttons adorned many who waited for election results Tuesday at City Hall in Cortez.
Chad Wheelus, photographed at home, was elected mayor of Dolores on Tuesday, defeating Jerry Whited, 154 votes to 119 votes.
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