Former city councilman-1995-1999 is a candidate for the At Large position on the Longmont City Council.  Mr. Gallegos, a business and financial consultant, abstract and non-representational artist and owner of Conejos Fine Art Gallery, has lived in Longmont since 1985.

Gallegos was the former president of the Neighborhood Group Leaders Association, served on the Planning  Zoning Long-range Commission, Council liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Transportation Advisory Board, Library Advisory Board, and Museum Advisory board.  He also served from 1997-1999 on the board of directors of the Longmont Economic Council, Board of Directors of Colorado Municipal League, Board of Directors National League of Cities Washington D.C. and Board of Directors Hispanic Locally Elected Officials- HELO Washington D.C. .

Gallegos was on the City Council that passed the bond for the building of the Recreation Center, Museum, and expansion of the Senior Center.  That council also purchased Sandstone Ranch, and established the fiber-optic backbone; what is now known as Next-Light.

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