Tara Vargish was named director of Development Services in June 2020. She has worked in the Town’s Development Services Department since 2010.
In her time with the Town, Tara has played instrumental roles in many important projects, including Castle Rock Adventist Hospital – the community’s first full-service 24/7 emergency room and hospital, the Promenade at Castle Rock retail center, Philip S. Miller Park and Rink at the Rock, which was an important catalyst for reinvigorating Downtown by increasing activity and attracting families. She also played a large role in making comprehensive Town Land Development Code updates.
Tara has more than 20 years of land development experience in the private civil engineering consulting field, state government and municipal government. She has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in environmental engineering, and she’s a registered Professional Engineer.
Tara, her husband and their three children reside in Castle Rock. Protecting the high quality of life in her community is something she takes seriously. Tara looks forward to continually improving and evolving the Town Development Services to the growing and ever-changing community of residents and business owners.