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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