Fort Collins, CO: Councilmember Bob Overbeck announced on December 9, 2016 he will seek re-election to City Council District 1, representing northeast and north central Fort Collins.
While serving on City Council, Overbeck has worked for safe, livable neighborhoods; a vibrant downtown; government accountability; preserving our river and natural areas, and has advocated for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the community.
“I will continue to work with citizens and neighborhoods to address their challenges, safeguard quality of life issues, and keep Fort Collins a great community,” said Overbeck.
Bob serves as the chair of the Cache la Poudre Heritage Alliance, a regional intergovernmental board dedicated to building a deeper understanding of our cultural heritage and the Poudre River’s national significance as a Wild and Scenic River. Overbeck also volunteers at community radio station KRFC, co-hosting the show “Community at Work” which received the Colorado Broadcasters Association Award of Excellence in 2014. He has also volunteered raising puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Overbeck is a licensed commodity-trading advisor and has worked as a floor trader and broker on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and the Chicago Board of Trade.
“Serving the citizens of Fort Collins is a great honor. I would like to continue my service to the people for another four years,” Overbeck said. Fort Collins voters will elect their municipal leaders in an all mail-in ballot election ending Tuesday, April 4, 2017.