Chris Lowe Accepts New Position in Colorado

Chris LoweChris Lowe, Baldwin City Administrator and KMEA Executive Committee Vice President, recently announced that he has accepted the position of Town Manager of Monument, Colorado, a city of about 5,800, north of Colorado Springs. Baldwin City has been home to Chris and his family since July 2011, when he was hired as Baldwin City Administrator. Chris’ dedication and commitment to improving Baldwin City is evidenced by his long list of accomplishments. Numerous city revitalization projects were completed during Chris’ four years, including street reconstruction, expansion of the public library, upgrades to the municipal golf course, city parks and city power and sewer plants, just to name a few. Chris also improved the city’s finances and renegotiated the city’s wholesale water agreement with the city of Lawrence, reducing Baldwin City’s wholesale water rate by 25%.

In addition to his leadership and contributions to Baldwin City, Chris faithfully served on the KMEA Executive Committee from 2012 to 2015. This past May, he was elected to an officer position, as Vice President of the Executive Committee. Chris’ last official day in Baldwin City is September 21. Please join us in congratulating and extending our best wishes to Chris on his future success in Colorado.