The City organization where Bob Overbeck was elected twice to serve on City Council during his tenure received the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige Award. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, “The Baldrige Award is a Presidential-level honor, recognizing exemplary practices among organizations and businesses, including an unceasing drive for radical innovation, thoughtful leadership, and organizational improvement. (

The organizations that receive this award “share a laser focus on doing the right things for their customers, employees, and communities – the payoff is great operational and business results.” 

We can achieve world-class county services through operational excellence in a culture of innovation. Bob Overbeck in his first term has pursued process improvements based on a data driven approach to modeling, systemized processes and statistical analysis to achieve performance excellence to provide world-class countywide service. He has been recognized and asked to speak on best practices by the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) each year since taking office. 

“That is the level of service I have brought and will continue to bring to the Assessor’s office.”

-Bob Overbeck, Larimer County Assessor


Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award – City of Fort Collins 

Award-winning Community at Work radio talk show 1st place award for ‘Best News/Talk Show Host or Team’ March 7, 2015, the Colorado Broadcasters Association.

Bob has served our community for many years and has always had at his core the desire to educate, inform, advocate for the people, and champion fairness, honesty, accuracy, and transparency. Bob’s shows touched on topics such as: Suicide Prevention in Larimer County, The Poudre Fire Authority and who they serve, and their role in saving lives, The National Park Service, Open Space, The Museum of Art, the Museum of Discovery, and talks with elders on the importance of voter participation.