Concord Pioneer Columns

As Mayor and Planning Commission Chair, Carlyn published a monthly column in the Concord Pioneer on important issues impacting our Concord community:

Concord Mayor Reflects on Year’s Accomplishments” (p. 8, November 2019)

Concord Council Seeking Public Input on Budget Process” (p. 6, October 2019)

Selling Two Downtown Parcels Includes Tax Implications” (p. 8, September 2019)

Concord Council Sees Road Repairs as Key Priority” (p. 6, August 2019)

Lessons Learned at Mayors’ Conference” (p. 9, July 2019)

Mayor Fully Engaged in Concord Campus Development” (p. 8, June 2019)

Galindo Street Project a Boost for Concord’s Affordable Housing” (May 2019)

Sidewalk Repair Notices Not a Cause for Panic” (p. 9, April 2019)

Concord Continues to Tackle Homeless Issues” (p. 5, March 2019)

State of the City: From Housing to Homelessness” (p. 9, February 2019)

Concord Continues to Address Housing Issues” (p. 6, January 2019)

New Mayor Sees a Full Year Ahead” (December 2018)

Advocating for Concord at National Conference” (p. 8, April 2018)

Preventing Crime Through Environmental Design” (October 2016)

Concord’s New JetSuiteX Proves a Worthy Option” (September 2016)

Monument Community Shuttle Launches Free Service” (August 2016)

Affordable Housing Solutions Can Start With a Simple Conversation” (July 2016)

July 4, An Old Fashioned, All Day Celebration” (June 2016)

Inspector Seeks Solutions for Problems at Multi-Family Units” (May 2016)

Downtown Stroll Features Art, Wine … and Beer” (April 2016)

Medical-Biotech Program Motivates MDHS Students” (March 2016)

Commission to Help Boost Housing Stock” (February 2016)

Human Trafficking Is a Local Problem” (January 2016)

Building a Four-Year College Is Smart” (December 2015)

Turkey Trot Drums Up Support for Needy” (November 2015)

Residents Get ‘Taste’ of Monument Community” (October 2015)

Breakfast to Honor Local Change-Makers” (September 2015)

Junior Giants Program Is a Hit” (August 2015)

Planning Commission Says No to Hookah Lounges” (July 2015)

Urban Farming Comes to North Concord” (June 2015)

Concord Strengthens Its Bicycle, Pedestrian and Street Safety” (May 2015)

Sip Your Way Through Downtown Concord” (April 2015)

Concord American Little League Kicks Off Another Season of Lifelong Learning” (March 2015)

Crisis Nursery Helps Families Cope” (February 2015)

Concord Charged Up About New EV Station” (January 2015)

‘Christmas for Everyone’ Makes Holidays Brighter” (December 2014)

De La Salle Academy Puts High-Potential Kids on Path to Success” (November 2014)

Combating Human Trafficking Locally” (October 2014)

Taste of Monument International Food Fest Serves Up New Favorites” (October 2014)

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