another go-round

Jim-StanfordCiting accomplishments on parks, transportation, community services and housing, Councilman Jim Stanford has launched a re-election campaign.

Stanford, 45, filed paperwork last week to run for a second term. He was elected in 2012.

“Four years ago, I pledged to be a strong, independent voice on the council, and I have done just that,” he said.

In a second term, Stanford said he will continue to “protect what we love about Jackson Hole, while planning for a quality future.”

Stanford has been active in every aspect of town government, working with colleagues and staff on a host of capital projects and several major community planning initiatives.

He has championed new sidewalks on East Hansen Avenue, South Willow Street, Flat Creek Drive and Alpine Lane by Powderhorn Park. He was instrumental in creating the winter dog park along Snow King Avenue and has pushed for finishing May Park.

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