President Obama’s visit to Fort Collins cost over $130,000
The cost to taxpayers for President Obama’s campaign visit to Fort Collins last month will exceed $130-thousand dollars. According to the Coloradoan, the city spent over $100-thousand dollars during the visit. Most of the money was for police services during the overnight stay and campaign speech at CSU. The Larimer county Sheriff’s Office spent about $30-thousand dollars for the visit. Deputies worked more than 700 hours.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State University says it intends to bill President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign for costs associated with his speech on the Fort Collins campus Aug. 28. Spokesman Kyle Henley didn’t immediately have a final tally of CSU’s costs.
The city of Loveland to date has tallied costs totaling $12,016.69, all for police overtime, according to DeeAnn Hanson of the city’s finance department.