Richard Ball

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Richard BallWard I Council Member
Ward I
1801 N. Garfield Avenue
Loveland, CO 80538

Telephone: 970-980-5693

Phone Mail: 970-962-2192

E-mail: Richard.Ball@cityofloveland.org

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Richard Ball was elected on November 3, 2015, for a four-year term effective until November, 2019.

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Biography

Richard was raised in Loveland and attended Loveland High School. He is a 4th generation Lovelander, the Grandson of William and Hanna Vorreiter and Robert and Theo Ball. Hanna opened a millinery store on 4th Street in 1893 and William chartered the First National Bank of Loveland and built the Rialto Theater. Robert J. Ball and family owned the Loveland Reporter Herald beginning in 1920 thru the 1940's. Richard's father is the late Judge Conrad Ball a former Larimer County District Judge, who was honored with the naming of Conrad Ball Middle School.

Richard has a B.A. in Political Science (cum laude) and a Law degree from the University of Colorado. He was a law clerk to Judge Hatfield Chilson in the United States District Court in Denver, for whom the Chilson Center is named. He returned to Loveland in 1972 setting up a law practice with John Easley and is a former President of the Larimer County Bar Association. He continues to practice law in downtown Loveland.

He has been a member of many civic organizations and non-profits where he served as President of Loveland Rotary, Loveland Habitat for Humanity, Pathways Hospice, Meals on Wheels and Loveland Berthoud United Way.

He was elected as a member of the Home Rule Charter commission in 1993 when the voters approved Loveland's Home Rule Charter.

Richard has two grown daughters who attended Loveland schools and four Grandchildren. He enjoys boating on Lake Loveland, recreating in Loveland's many parks and spending time at the family's Estes Park cabins built in 1913 near the Gem Lake trial on the Glen Haven road. He is an avid supporter of Historic Loveland and the Arts community.

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