BRIGHTON — Former Brighton city councilman and Mayor Dave Rose announced March 6 his candidacy for the United Power Board of Directors South District seat.
Rose has lived and worked in Brighton for 37 years and has also served as home rule commissioner, an RTD board director and as an elementary school principal in School District 27J. Additionally, Rose serves on numerous local and state boards and commissions. A charter member of the Brighton Urban Renewal Authority, an assistant secretary with Almost Home Affordable Housing board of directors, and a state commissioner on the Elected County Officials Salary Commission.
Rose also said he is a member of the United Presbyterian Church, the Brighton Kiwanis Club and the Riverdale Senior Golf League when he is not involved in family activities.
In a release announcing his candidacy, Rose says he’s “been a very satisfied customer of United Power” over the years, and that if elected, he would “apply his past administrative experiences and work hard to maintain safe, reliable and affordable energy for home owners and businesses.
The announcement also stated Rose seeks to maintain “a common sense and balanced approach in sustaining a healthy economy and a healthy environment” in serving as a board member.
The South District is comprised of a portion of Brighton along with Henderson and Commerce City along the Highway 85 and Interstate 76 corridors.
For more information about Rose’s campaign, call 303-659-3639.
The United Power annual meeting is set for 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Waymire Dome at the Adams County Fairgrounds, 9755 Henderson Road in Brighton.