Category: Elections

Bob Overbeck Announces Candidacy for Larimer County Assessor

A dedicated public servant with years of experience serving residents in Northern Colorado, Bob Overbeck is looking at this seat as a way to continue his public service, while continuing to find common sense solutions to the challenges facing Larimer County.

Overbeck has served on Fort Collins City Council since 2013 and has been a licensed Commodity Trading Advisor by the National Futures Association since 1982, working with financial and agricultural commodities. He has worked with institutional investors, and held memberships on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade, and the Minneapolis Grain Exchange.

While on Council Bob has served on the Downtown Development Authority, Finance Committee, Colorado Municipal League Policy Committee, the Council for Race, Equity and Leadership with the National League of Cities, the Election Code Committee, Legislative Review Committee, Library Trustee Selection Committee, and the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Council. Overbeck also serves as Chair of the Poudre Heritage Alliance.

Bob is uniquely qualified for the role of Larimer County Assessor given the challenges we face throughout our county around affordable housing. Once elected, Bob intends to ensure a “higher standard of accountability, transparency and fairness to the taxpayers of Larimer County,” and believes that it is “time for a change in the office of the assessor.”

– Kelly Giddens Campaign Manager

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Fort Collins Councilman Bob Overbeck to run for Larimer County Assessor

Bob Overbeck has announced his candidacy for Larimer County assessor.

Overbeck has served on Fort Collins City Council since 2013.

In a press release, he said he is looking at the assessor seat as a way to continue his public service while continuing to find commonsense solutions to the challenges facing Larimer County.

Overbeck has been a licensed commodity trading adviser by the National Futures Association since 1982, working with financial and agricultural commodities, according to the release.

While on the council he has served on the Downtown Development Authority, Finance Committee, Colorado Municipal League Policy Committee, the Council for Race, Equity and Leadership with the National League of Cities, the Election Code Committee, Legislative Review Committee, Library Trustee Selection Committee, and the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Council.

He is also chair of the Poudre Heritage Alliance.

Current assessor Steve Miller will be stepping down at the end of his current term due to term limits.

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