Earning your vote

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It was a HOT one, but we had a great time getting boots on the ground talking with residents in Westy! We made a lot of great connections with voters. Always a great time getting to know people in the community.

I'm looking forward to many more days on the campaign trail getting to know what's important to you, and working hard to earn your vote!

#VoteSmith #ElectLindseySmith #LindseyForWesty#Canvassing #MeetingYouAtYourDoor#ListeningToWhatsImportantToYou#EarningYourVote

A day around Westy

A day around the city! This morning I had the opportunity to watch the annual vintage baseball game, hosted by Westminster Historical Society. Congrats to the Westminster Lightening Bolts for their win!!!! The game was played by 1870s rules, including women protesters who were working hard to earn the right for women to vote! Gave me chills thinking how far we've come, and how much the game of baseball has changed. Great, fun and educational event!

Before the
Westminster Farmers Market closed for the day, we stopped by for some tasty goodies, and a bag of vegetables for only $10! Can't beat buying local!

To top off the day, had lunch and a delicious beverage at
Kokopelli Beer Company, and just enjoyed a nice conversation over appetizers with a friend at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar. I'd say that's a great day around the City of Westminster! (Be sure to scroll through the pictures of the day by clicking the image!)

#History #Vintage #BuyLocal #ShopLocal#BeLocal #VoteLindseySmith #ElectSmith

Proposed Rose Hill development

Tonight, I gathered more information at a well-attended public meeting the applicant held for the proposed development called Rose Hill. The development is proposed on a 230-acre site located south of West 88th Avenue, east and west of Federal Boulevard and Lowell Boulevard, and north of West 82nd Avenue. According to the proposal, the development includes a mix of single-family and multi-family residential homes, with mixed-use commercial retail, and open space and parks.

At a later date, this proposal will go before the Planning Commission and will follow with a recommendation to City Council. Stay tuned for more updates!

It's time for a change

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It's time for a change. With Westminster becoming such a diverse city, an amendment in our City Charter (on how Westminster is governed) is warranted. Based on our Charter, earlier this year, vacancies on council were appointed by current city council members, not by the voice/choice of Westminster residents. Additionally, with such a large city and population of more than 115,000, I think residents would be better represented if wards/districts were established.

Check out the article.

I'd like to hear from you. What's your thoughts? Facebook message me, comment below, call, or email, I'd like to hear your thoughts.

Original Bradburn Avenue - 100th Anniversary!

Lots of great happenings today! We celebrated the 100 year celebration of the Original Bradburn Avenue. And we made another historic mark by breaking the unofficial record for the most U.S. flags retired in one ceremony. We broke the record with 521!!! With historic tours, food at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, music from the Yesteryear Singers and John Phillips Sousa Band, the City Proclamation, rides on the Westminster Fire Department antique fire truck, I'd say we had a busy, amazing, fun-filled day! A special thank you to community members and everyone at the The Heart of Westminster (and extra shout out to Gary Shea) the Westminster Historical Society, the Custom Flag Company (for donating the flags), and the Valley District Boy Scouts & Order of the Arrow - Medicine Bow Chapter. This community-driven event wouldn't have been possible without you.

Public Meeting for St. Marks community

I attended the St. Charles Town Company public meeting regarding the proposed community to be developed at 3100 W. 97th Ave., was very informative and well attended.

Council has not yet made a decision on the project. To voice your thoughts and provide direction to Council on how to move forward, attend the Council meeting on July 8 at 7 p.m.

For more information on the project, visit the city website under the agenda for Council at the June 24 meeting. 

Thank you, supporters

THANK YOU, supporters, friends, and family for donating to the campaign.YOU made this possible! Because of your donations I'm able to reach residents at their doors through these hangers, designed and purchased from a great, local Westminster business - Signarama! We are roughly 100 days away from voters receiving ballots in the mail. I'll continue working hard to earn your vote, but it takes donations of ANY amount to help me continue to reach residents through yard signs, banners and mailers. Please consider donating.

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Westminster Farmer's Market

I always enjoy the Westminster Farmers Market, talking with local businesses and meeting new residents.

During the summer growing up, I helped my grandparents sell their produce at a local farmer's market in Pennsylvania, and this is where I learned the intrinsic value to producing and buying locally.

Investment in local business is key to any economy, and it is no different for Westminster. As your city councilwoman, I will promote local business as a priority. This adds character within our city, provides a strong tax base, and is the fabric of building our unique community.

Come on down to the Westminster Farmer's Market off 98th and Sheridan! You can fill a bag of produce for just $10!!
#BuyLocal #EatLocal#VoteLindseySmith #ElectLindseySmith 🥦🥒🥕🥔

— at Westminster Farmers Market.

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Reminder: Original Bradburn Avenue 100th Anniversary celebration - July 6

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A little more than a week away - celebrating Original Bradburn Avenue! We'll see you July 6 in Historic Westminster! ☺️💜

The events will be taking place on 73rd Ave. and Bradburn Blvd.

There are lots of great activities planned! Events/activities are as follows:

Tours: 12:00 - 4:30 p.m. Self-guided walking tours of Bradburn Blvd. and Historic Home tours. There are 18 Historic Homes on the eight block boulevard, C.J. Harris Mansion - “President's Vacation Home.” Truman and Eisenhower visited, the Riggs home and many more

Westminster Fire Department Antique Fire Truck Rides: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Free

Activities: 2:00 - 5:30 p.m. 
Welcoming Comments and Historic Pictorial Display by Westminster Historical Society
History of Donald Bradburn
Presentation of City Proclamation, and Remarks, American Legion Post #22 Color Guard

Music: 2:00 – 5:30 p.m. 
Patriotic Sing-a-Along with the “Yesteryear Singers” in Grange Hall
John Phillips Sousa Band in Fireman’s Park - performance will include an Armed Forces 
Tribute Song - Sponsored by North Metro Arts Alliance

Food:
Food and Ice Cream at the Westminster Presbyterian Church Park on 74th at Bradburn

U.S Flag Retirement Ceremony 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
*The unofficial record for the most U.S. Flags retired in one ceremony is about 500!

Participants:
Valley District Boys Scouts & Order of the Arrow, Medicine Bow Chapter 
Westminster Fire Department Station #1
Custom Flag Company - Gold Star Flag, Military Branch Flags
American Legion Post #22

Family night out at Black Bear Diner - one year anniversary

Family night out! Happy one year anniversary to Black Bear Diner! Yummy food and a fun "beary" friendly atmosphere for all! What an awesome experience tonight, with a face painter to greet us and $1 🐻 claws! Yum! To top it off, a portion of the proceeds are going to the Westminster Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association to support Westminster PD Santa Cops program! — at Black Bear Diner.

Staying informed on affordable housing

Informative conversation around affordable housing in the state, specifically in Adams and Jefferson Counties. Speakers were Chris Akers from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs and Jerilynn Martinez from Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA). Thank you for hosting State Representative Tracy Kraft-Tharp, Representative Rachel Zenzinger for Colorado, and Representative Brianna Titone.

June: Movie in the Park: Wreck it Ralph 2

Had the opportunity for some one on one time with families at City of Westminster Parks, Recreation & Libraries Movie in the Park series! I even got to have some one on one nephew time! It's a blessing to be able to share these experiences together. We had an awesome time! Looking forward to meeting and talking with more families over the next few months.

Planning the Original Bradburn Ave. 100th Anniversary

Another wonderful celebration in the making - planning the 100th Anniversary of the original Bradburn Avenue. Mark your calendars for July 6!

I really love the historic part of Westminster, and I adore listening to all the memories shared between neighbors, friends, business owners and long-time community members. I was very honored to be part of the discussion tonight. Thank you @theheartofwestminster.

Historic Westminster Festival - great day!

#LindseyForWesty! Was a fabulous day at Historic Westminster Summer Festival. Thanks to everyone who came out. And it was so special to see all the kiddos with Lindsey For Westy balloons! 🤩 Wish I could've snapped more photos but was too busy talking to residents. Looking forward to more events this summer, like door knocking/walking, July 4th at City Park, movies in the park, the Westminster Latino Festival 2019, and many more!

Busy day on the campaign trail

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The after hours event with Westminster Chamber of Commerce last night was a hit! Thank you Custom Flag Company for hosting at your business! Great product and people! Check them out; they are located in Historic Westminster.

I also had the privilege this morning, as an alumni of Westminster Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association (WCPAA), to attend the presentation of Officer of the Year Award. The officer was well-deserving of such recognition!

Also, don't forget! Join WCPAA and C.F.I.R.E. tonight at Frolic Brewing Company. Ten percent of your entire check goes to these two organizations who support public safety in Westminster!

Helping my former high school

Great day supporting Standley Lake High School (SLHS) Boosters through the Golfing for Gators & Golf Ball drop. Thank you to the golfers and supporters. Together, we raised more than $5,000! An extra shout out to Donovan Page, a fellow SLHS alumnus, receiving the award for longest drive in the male category! And to top it off, thank you to the Westminster Fire Department for the ball drop! 😎