Codero, Phillips and Kuchar win S. Adams Water & Sanitation seats

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COMMERCE CITY — After one candidate withdrew his candidacy, Mizraim Cordero, Aaron Phillips and John Kuchar claimed victory in the May 6 South Adams County Water & Sanitation District Board of Directors election after preliminary vote counts were released.

Brett Steinbar withdrew his candidacy and received no votes.

Cordero led all candidates with 110 votes, followed by Phillips with 100 and Kuchar with 81. Vicki Ennis finished with 43 votes.

The three new members of the board will be sworn in at 7 p.m. at the May 14 regular board meeting, each of them serving a four-year term. Absentee ballots are still allowed up until the day of the meeting, but there is no expectation that the outcome of the election will change.

The South Adams County Water & Sanitation District is headquartered at 6595 E. 70th Ave. in Commerce City and covers 65 square miles and serves about 50,000 customers in and around Commerce City.