Councilwoman Amanda P. Sandoval was elected on June 4th, 2019, and was re-elected on April 4th, 2023, as the Denver City Council Member for District 1, Northwest Denver. She currently serves as Council President Pro-Tem and Chair of the Land Use, Transportation & Infrastructure committee.
Councilwoman Sandoval was born and raised in the Northside where both her parents were involved in local-Colorado politics. Her father, the late State Senator Paul Sandoval, was co-owner of the famous restaurant La Casita. Her mother, Mary Helen Sandoval, ran several non-profits and was a prominent social justice advocate for the Denver community.
Councilwoman Sandoval worked as a Council Aide for two former Denver City Councilmembers which strengthened her love for the Northside. Her devotion to public service was further solidified by the relationships she developed with community from serving Northwest Denver for more than a decade. Throughout her years serving community, some of Councilwoman Sandoval’s accomplishments include officially re-naming La Raza Park, using her land use expertise to rezone more than 70% of the Northside, being the first woman to Chair the 2022 redistricting process, and successfully leading the designation of La Raza Park as the 3rd Cultural Historic District in Denver.
Councilwoman Sandoval is passionate about issues pertaining to land-use, small business development, and the preservation of the history and culture of the Northside. She is working to create a community where one honors the generations that came before and an environment where the next 7 generations can live a prosperous future.
District 1 Neighborhoods include:
Berkeley, Chaffee Park, Highland, Jefferson Park, Regis, Sloan's Lake, Sunnyside, West Highland and Union Station
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