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Citizen Focus Group Input for New Fire Station Sought The deadline for applying to participate in the Focus Group to provide input on proposed locations for a new Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue Station has been extended to Thursday, September 13. Those interested in participating in the focus group should send a letter of interest via email to Deputy Fire Chief Chuck Cerasoli at ccerasoli@steamboatsprings.net by 5PM on September 13,...

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Steamboat Council Considers November Ballot Proposal for Downtown Improvement District Steamboat Springs City Council have begun discussions that might lead to a property tax issue on the November ballot to fund the downtown improvement district, which was formed in 2007 but has never been funded after tax proposals failed in 2014 and 2016. The property tax would be used to fund a wide range of services in the downtown area including...

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Downtown Vision is the Topic of July Steamboat Conversations The community is invited to participate in a discussion about the downtown plan during the July Steamboat Conversations from 5pm to 7pm on Thursday, July 12, at the Steamboat Art Museum (801 Lincoln Avenue). In addition to the Conversations Session, Planning & Community Development will...

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Overlook Park Development Begins – Will Eventually Bring New Homes Online in West Steamboat Work began this month on the long-awaited Overlook Park residential subdivision in West Steamboat, which was approved a decade ago for 140 lots on 70 acres just west of the existing West End Village subdivision. Bob Zibell, who purchased the dormant project from Yampa Valley Electric Association in January 2018 for $3.28 million, is optimistic t...

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North Routt Fire District Awaits Election Results for More Funding The North Routt Fire Protection District sent out more than 600 ballots as part of a special election. In addition to voting in new board members, voters are being asked whether to increase the mill levy to hire more staff and whether they support additional taxes to offset future financial impacts from the Gallagher Amendment. In North Routt, Gallagher has resulted i...