Mark L. Kaiser - Councillor
Term expires: November, 2013
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.
Mark L. Kaiser was elected to City Council in November 2005 and re-elected in November 2009. Currently involved in commercial tire sales, he has both owned and managed small businesses in Westminster for more than 20 years, and is a Westminster resident for 35 years.
Kaiser has been married to his wife, Dee, a Colorado native, for 36 years. They have two grown sons, who are successful graduates of District 50 schools, two wonderful daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. Kaiser enjoys hunting, drag racing, computers, family time and just meeting and talking with people.
Kaiser served on the Adams County District 50 Board of Education from 1995 -2003, where he championed efforts to ensure accountability for the budget to taxpayers. He helped formed the citizen budget review committee and served on the Adams Board of Cooperative Educational Services, which administers the self insurance side of all the school districts in Adams County.
Additionally, Kaiser has served the community as a Cub Scout leader, Westminster Elks member, Ranum Band Booster president, Colorado Association of School Boards legislative representative and Colorado High School Activities Association Music Program representative.
Kaiser credits his point position in combating graffiti and graffiti vandals from the support of fellow councilors and the shared goal of a beautiful city. In addition, Kaiser is interested in working on a number of other issues within the city, including the following:
- Always accessible and listening to the citizens via e-mail, phone, meetings and within their neighborhoods to acknowledge and understand the realities of their issues.
- Westminster Mall redevelopment.
- U.S. 36 and Fastracks.
- Code enforcement, noise, zoning, no soliciting and property standards. Attractive appearance of the city.
- Water Supply, water conservation, recycling.
- Wildlife management, open space, parks.
- Financially sustainable city providing exceptional services within revenue means.
- Stimulate economic growth, private investment, business recruitment.
- Development that is compatible and harmonious with existing neighborhoods.
- Neighborhood traffic.
- Legislative agendas, local, state and federal.
Kaiser comes from a small town in Kansas where he learned to appreciate the importance of community, where neighbors look out for each and other, and everyone knows the local business owners, the teachers and their local leaders. He considers himself lucky to have found that in Westminster and believes the small town mentality is the best part of living in Westminster.