MEEKER I Roughly 40 people gathered Saturday afternoon at the Meeker Hotel to listen to several presentations of ideas geared to promote economic development in the Meeker area, focusing on expanded marketing and improved communications.
RBC I Like a summer houseguest who outstays his welcome, the current economic climate just won’t leave.
MEEKER I At an economic development planning meeting Monday at the Fairfield Center, approximately 40 attendees voiced their thoughts and ideas about economic development. Participants represented 19 businesses, 13 special districts, boards or organizations, 12 government entities and two concerned citizens.
Meetings were held in Rangely and Meeker last week to discuss Gov. Hickenlooper’s Bottom Up Economic Development strategy.
RBC — Even though the exact form or direction is still taking shape, a group of business people and community leaders is moving ahead with efforts to focus on creating an economic development strategy for the county.
RBC — A community survey was distributed to all households in Rio Blanco County in late January in an effort to collect information for the update to the county’s master plan. A total of 2,675 surveys were mailed and, to date, 400 have been returned.