Lowell Richardson Named New Deputy Town Administrator
January 14, 2008 - Lowell Richardson Named New Deputy Town Administrator
has been selected as Estes Park's new Deputy Town Administrator.
Richardson has been the Police Chief since 2001 and has over 28 years of municipal government experience.
Town Administrator Jacquie Halburnt said, "Lowell's primary role will be to assist me with the day-to-day operations of the town and he
will eventually supervise some departments.
is a professional who's had lots of leadership and management training and the town is fortunate to have someone of his
caliber in this role."
Richardson came to Estes Park from Fruita, where he served as police chief for 3 years.
Prior to Fruita, he spent 19 years with the Brighton Police Department as an officer, detective and sergeant.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business management and a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management, both from the University of Phoenix.
has over 2,000 hours of professional training including specialized training in executive management/leadership and as a professional standards assessor/trainer.
When asked what his
thoughts were about the town and its future direction, Richardson
said, "I am very optimistic about the future outlook of the town and the entire community.
Board has made it a priority to ensure that the anticipated development and redevelopment in Estes Park
is done well.
is changing and I'm excited to be a part of administrative team as we move forward."
Richardson is very active in the community and currently serves at the Sunrise Rotary President.
He serves on the Estes Valley Victim Advocates board, Larimer Telephone Authority Board (911), Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police Profession Standards Committee Chair, Colorado Regional Community Policing Board, Estes Valley Restorative Justice Board, and the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention committee.
Halburnt concluded, "Lowell
brings a nice set of skills to the demands of this position and I feel comfortable he will apply them to the best interests of the Town of Estes Park