Bob Briggs - Councillor
Term Expires: November, 2015
NOTE: Please direct all invitations or requests for attendance to the City Manager's Office, 4800 W. 92nd Ave., Westminster, CO 80031; 303-658-2016.
Bob Briggs was elected to Westminster City Council in November 2007 and was re-elected in 2011. He is president of SB Inc. and executive director of Colorado High Speed Rail Authority.
Briggs has served as an Adams County commissioner, a director for the Regional Transportation District and a Colorado state representative.
A third-generation native Coloradan, his family moved to Westminster in 1943. He is a member of the Westminster High School class of 1955, and Colorado State University classes of 1959 and 1961. Other past memberships include Westminster Jaycees president, 1964-1965; Westminster Chamber of Commerce charter president, 1967; Westminster Rotary Club president, 1978; Boy Scout Troop 324 scoutmaster, 1975-78; Valley District for the Boy Scouts chairman, 1980; Westminster Presbyterian Church, president of the corporation three times; Denver Regional Council of Governments Board of Directors, 1980-82; Westminster Open Space Advisory Board, charter member since 1987.
As a councillor he has represented the city on the Rocky Flats Stewardship Council, and he will be the chair of this group in 2011. He has been council liaison to the Open Space Board, Metzger Farm Foundation Board, Historic Landmark Board, Planning Commission and Special Permits & License Board.
He has been the chair of the Westminster Centennial Committee, which published the book “Westminster: The First 100 Years.” He raised over $100,000 to make that project successful.
He has been appointed to the Jefferson County Historic Commission and is chair of the 150th Anniversary of Jefferson Committee.