RBC I In the coming weeks, Rio Blanco County will receive the final Recommended Action Plan from Better City, an economic development firm based in Ogden, Utah. Over the past year, Rio Blanco County, working collaboratively with the Towns of Meeker and Rangely, Meeker and Rangely chambers of commerce, Colorado Northwestern Community College, small business […]
RBC I Rio Blanco County will be hosting community open-house meetings in Rangely and Meeker on Wednesday concerning the Economic Development Assessment conducted by Better City regarding the economic future for both towns.
RBC I When Rio Blanco County and the towns of Meeker and Rangely recently contracted with Better City to hear analysis and new ideas for economic growth, they weren’t just looking for the towns themselves, but also for the county.
RANGELY I A small group of local government officials and citizens met July 14 with the staff of Better City to learn their discoveries and recommendations for the Rangely part of the Rio Blanco County Economic Development Strategy, Phase I—Community Assessment. The county and towns of Meeker and Rangely contracted Better City to conduct a […]
MEEKER I Last week, the Rio Blanco County Economic Development Strategy, Phase I- Community Assessment Report for Meeker was released. The report, prepared by Better City, contains a list of assets and liabilities in the town, a SWOT analysis and recommendations for potential improvements to the community.
RBC I Economic development projects in Rio Blanco County (RBC) are moving forward, among them the launch of two Small Business Development Center (SBDC) satellite offices and assessing the economic impacts of coal in the region. RBC Economic Development Coordinator Katelin Cook said the SBDC satellites, located in the Meeker and Rangely Area Chamber of […]
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.